Daily Archives: 10 November 2010

10 Nov: Leo the Great

In the newer Roman calendar this is the feast of Pope Saint Leo I, “the Great” (+461).  In the older, traditional calendar, his feast is 11 April. You could perhaps pray to St. Leo that he will intercede with God … Read More

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Responses from seminarians and priests to my post about the translation and Latin

Under another entry, I said that I would take some opinions from priests and seminarians about what they might do if the new, corrected English translation winds up not being very good. If the translation is unsatisfactory, many of the … Read More

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A “SAY THE BLACK” request from seminarians

I had a note from some seminarians: I and some fellow seminarians would like to order a polo shirt with the Say the Black Do the Red printed on it. We need the collared shirt to comply with dress code. … Read More

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About reported problems with the corrected English translation

You can’t imagine how many emails I have had regarding changes being made by (theoretically) the Congregation for Divine Worship to the new, corrected translation. That translation had been sent to Rome and had received an approval. But, because Adam … Read More

Posted in Random Thoughts, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill, The future and our choices, WDTPRS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants |

Going to town

Heading into central London. I hope I don’t start a riot! Meanwhile… [CUE MUSIC] When you have had a tough day of looking at paintings by Giotto and that lot and wondering if you are going to find someone with … Read More


QUAERITUR: removal of 2nd Confiteor harmful to the faithful?

From a reader: I am a lay Catholic and over the month past month I have felt truly home since going to the Mass of the Ages. Please forgive my ignorance but the missal of blessed John XXIII has omitted … Read More

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Pope Benedict speaks to Italian bishops about liturgy

The Holy Father sent a message to the Italian bishops through the intermediary of the President of the Italian Bishops Conference (CEI) in anticipation of a plenary meeting they will perpetrate in Assisi. He begins the meat of his address … Read More

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A priest comments on the Baghdad massacre

Fr. Raymond de Souza had a comment about the massacre of Catholic Christians in Baghdad.  This is from Catholic Education Resource Center with my emphases and comments. His Wrath Upon Their Heads FATHER RAYMOND J. DE SOUZA The blood of … Read More

Posted in The Drill, The Last Acceptable Prejudice |