Daily Archives: 3 January 2015

More reasons for the promotion of Summorum Pontificum

The Congregation for Divine Worship in Rome received a new Prefect last November, His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah.  He should be a good, solid Prefect.  At the same time, however, there was a bit of a purge of, say, the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Epiphany – Christ is the visible image of the invisible God.

In the ancient Western Church and in the East, Epiphany was more important than the relative latecomer Christmas.  Epiphany is from the Greek word for a divine “manifestation” or “revelation”.  There are many “epiphanies” of God in the Scripture.  Think, … Continue reading

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The value of a real letter

We have become so used to email and texts.  Do we write letters anymore? Last year I resolved to write more by hand.  I actually thought about making a bargain with someone to exchange well-crafted, well-pondered letters which, over the … Continue reading

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Learn from Luther… and kneel to receive Holy Communion!

The brilliant Fr. Hunwicke has a keen eye. To wit: Learning from Luther Cardinal Marx believes in learning from Luther. Today, Rorate publishes a nice early engraving of Lutherans receiving Holy Communion into their mouths, and kneeling. Nuff’ said. Here … Continue reading

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Assessing the importance of stuff that happens

This struck me as useful for assessing the hic et nunc:

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