Daily Archives: 14 December 2010

Brick by Brick in Sugar Land, TX

For your “Brick by Brick” file comes this from a reader: St Theresa’s in Sugar Land had it’s annual youth winter retreat, but with a few notable changes.  Adoration included 30 minutes of silence (rare for youth gatherings.). Mass was … Read More

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What does “refrigerium” mean in the Roman Canon’s Memento of the dead?

I just put together an article for The Wanderer, my usual weekly column which was the origin of this blog. In the course of the column I offered this.  It is something I have written on before, since I have … Read More

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WDTPRS Tuesday in the 3rd Week of Advent

Here is the Collect for Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent: COLLECT (2002MR): Deus, qui novam creaturam per Unigenitum tuum nos esse fecisti, in opera misericordiae tuae propitius intuere, et in adventu Filii tui ab omnibus nos maculis vetustatis … Read More

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Gary Owen

Here is a man who must not go unnoticed: Basil L. Plumley was born January 1, 1920 in Shady Spring, West Virginia, the second son and fifth child of coal miner Clay Plumley (b.1879) and his wife Georgia (b.abt.1895), both … Read More