Daily Archives: 13 September 2017

Rome – Day 2: Stoffa and nonsense

If I am of an early morning out and about, my standard “large” Roman breakfast… Things you see when walking about. Lovely little neighborhood Marian shrines.  People take care of them. I really enjoy the old “don’t be a litter … Read More

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Excerpt from a conference Card. Caffarra was slated to give

At Rorate there is an extract from a text that the late, great – and already deeply missed – Carlo Card. Caffarra would have delivered to a conference in Milan on 10 Sept 2017. Some time ago, there fell into … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Resources to explain Collects in parish bulletin.

From a deacon: Let me begin by thanking you for your vocation and ministry. You have been a tremendous resource over these past few years, especially as I was in formation. The main reason I am emailing your today in light of a … Read More

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“A Jesuit commenting on liturgy is like…”

At Fishwrap (aka National Sodomitic Reporter) contributors are wetting themselves – and each other – over the Motu Proprio Magnum principium, by which Pope Francis took part of the role in working up liturgical translations, etc., away from the Congregation for Divine Worship and … Read More

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St. Jerome named Patron Saint of the “Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center” @DLIFLC

This is for your Just Too Cool file. I’ve been informed that the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center has made St. Jerome their patron.  HERE During a humble ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey Chapel Sept. 11, St. Jerome, … Read More

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Should a seminary headline a homosexualist activist as a speaker?

I’ve been made aware that Theological College in Washington DC, for their “Alumni Days” coming up in October, is scheduled to have homosexualist activist Jesuit Fr. James Martin as their speaker. HERE Theological College is the National Seminary of Catholic … Read More

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ASK FATHER: To make or not to make responses in the Traditional Latin Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Question: I have heard it said that during the Latin Rite Mass [Be careful with your terms.  “Latin Rite Mass” also means Novus Ordo.] the laity should NOT be heard in their responses. I really have no … Read More

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