Daily Archives: 21 May 2011

Starship Supper … awful… wonderful…

There is a reader here who really liked the 1997 movie Starship Troopers. It was incredibly loosely based on the Heinlein novel we oooolllld people read when we were kids.  And when I say loose, I mean loose. There is … Read More

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UPDATE: TLM with female servers at U. Cambridge v. Universae Ecclesiae 28

The Instruction on Summorum Pontificum called Universae Ecclesiae, in paragraph 28, excludes service at the altar by females for the Extraordinary Form. You will recall that the chaplain at the University of Cambridge’s Fisher House, Fr. McCoy, decided to have … Read More

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Mickens of The Pill K.O.’s “Universae Ecclesiae”!

Robert Mickens of The Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU486), found something really wrong with Universae Ecclesiae, something truly disturbing. Some puir slow-witted gowk in the CDF or Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” screwed up the title or “incipit” of the … Read More

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WDTPRS: Secret for Votive Mass of Mary on Saturday: a densely-packed lovely little theological gem

This morning’s Mass included a prayer I’ve said numberless times over the last nearly 20 (in a few days) years.  In the traditional Roman calendar today the priest can say a Votive Mass of Holy Mary on Saturday, Sancta Maria … Read More

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