Daily Archives: 11 August 2013

Summorum Pontificum 7: in translation

Let’s have a look at the translation of Summorum Pontificum 7 on the Vatican website. A forward: Latin vult is from volo. Volo expresses volition, corresponding to German “wollen” and English “will”. In English it is rendered as “to wish, … Read More

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Colligite Fragmenta: an Omnium Gatherum

For a while now I had intended to have a post once a week into which I could gather bits and pieces of interest that have come up. Let’s start with a link to Laetificat, a blog by a frequent … Read More

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A little Sunday Schadenfreude

HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! You would think that this was from the in the Vatican’s underground newspaper, La Cipolla. Instead it is from thejournal.ie (.ie… Irish, of course): Website that … Read More

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QUAERITUR: How to pray a loved one into Heaven.

From a reader: In your opinion, what is the most efficacious means of praying a loved one into Heaven?  The person is yet living, but not a family member, and a non-practicing Catholic. First, it shouldn’t have to be said, … Read More

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Old Mass Lovin’ Franciscans Friars of the Immaculate

If Pope Francis likes religious with old, simple cars, he ought to love these guys.  

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