Daily Archives: 8 July 2011

Changes in the rubrics for music in the new, corrected translation.

My friend Jeffrey Tucker of the estimable The Chant Cafe has a fascinating post about changes in the noew, corrected translation of the Missale Romanum which will affect sacred music in our worship. Here is his piece, which I am … Read More

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WDTPRS POLL: Movie credits

Given that during the summer many new movies are released, and given that these releases are often on Friday, here is a WDTPRS POLL about your movie viewing habits. Feel free to comment in the combox!

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Vatican Rep. at U.N. on “Impulse-driven rights” v. “Authentic rights”.

From CNA with my emphases and comments: Vatican official: UN gay ‘rights’ agenda endangers Church’s freedom By Benjamin Mann Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 8, 2011 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council in … Read More

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Reason #177408 for Anglicanorum coetibus

Keeping in mind that Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity, here is a photo via NLM which offers one of the reasons why Anglicanorum coetibus was a good idea. We need an infusion of this sort of blood … Read More

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The US Space Program – WDTPRS POLL

With this final Space Shuttle launch, the US now “leads from behind” also in the exploration of space. Whither the US manned space program? Chose the best answer and give your opinion in the com box.

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR): Our great Captain

Today’s prayer is found in ancient sacramentaries, such as the Veronese and the “Hadrian” version of the Gregorian, and the so-called Gelasian.  It is unchanged in the “Tridentine” form of the Missale Romanum as my trusty copy of the 1570MR … Read More

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Archbp. Dolan on the consequences of contrary-to-nature unions

From WaPo: NY archbishop worried polygamy, infidelity will be next step in redefinition of marriage NEW YORK — New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan says he’s worried that the next step in the marriage debate will be another redefinition to allow … Read More

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Crystal cathedral to Catholic cathedral?

I harbor doubts about a trend I have seen in some church architecture.  Am I wrong, or has there been an uptick in the use of Eastern or Byzantine elements in the design or the redecoration of Latin Church churches?   … Read More

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