Daily Archives: 23 February 2012

Vespers with no frills and a request

Vespers, no frils, from the Breviarium Romanum. Please pray for a priest who is under serious attack by the forces of hell.


QUAERITUR: Removal of Crucifixes from church during Lent. Fr. Z rants.

From a reader: At my parish, we have a tradition of taking down and stowing away the San Damiano Cross replica that hangs from the ceiling over our sanctuary. This year, I discovered the plenary indulgence for praying before a … Read More

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Tips for Lent from a bishop

Now that we are one whole day into Lent, I bring your attention to something posted on the USCCB blog by His Excellency Most Rev. David Ricken, Bishop of Green Bay and chairman of the Committee on Evangelization. Remember that … Read More

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Really picky old Mass privilege question

I had an interesting liturgical question today about an old privilege for priests in the USA to be able to say a Requiem Mass on Mondays.   I am pretty sure this is now defunct, but here is an article … Read More

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Latin language breakfast group

From Catholic News Service comes a little video about … I am not making this up … Latin. A few priests are interested in keep some Latin going.  The short also speaks about Veterum sapientia, about which I wrote – … Read More

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“The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God.”

From the Knights of Columbus. Some good quotes in this video. [wp_youtube]kwqHRkyBlQ4[/wp_youtube]

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