Daily Archives: 6 August 2020

More love from @AustenI

Ladies and gentlemen, Austen Ivereigh! If there is a conflict between the rubrics for the extraordinary form and the bishops’ directives during the pandemic, the obvious solution is to suspend the extraordinary form until it is safe to resume. https://t.co/LU7F11SxFg … Continue reading

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A great piece about St. Damien of Molokai and a couple thoughts about AOC

Not long ago, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY 14 – aka AOC), said that a statue in the US Capitol of St. Damien of Molokai, was part of a “white supremecist culture”. What a foolishly ignorant thing to say.    AOC … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Feast of the Transfiguration – special blessing of grapes!

Go buy some grapes and take them to the priest  for the Feast of the Transfiguration (tomorrow, 6 August), with a page from the Rituale Romanum (HERE). The Roman calendar has many little treasures which remind us of how our … Continue reading

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6 August – LIVE VIDEO Traditional Latin Mass – 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5): Transfiguration of the Lord

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). Today: Transfiguration of the Lord Prayers Added: Sixtus II et al., For the tried and tempted After Mass: In time of Pandemic … Continue reading

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Sun Daggars!

This is super cool. I’ve always been interested in how people track time, during the day and across the seasons. I’ve posted about the sundial of Augustus in Rome and the obelisk of St. Peter’s, the sunclocks of St. Sulpice … Continue reading

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URGENT: CDF responds to ‘dubia’ about the baptismal formula, “WE baptize you….”

I have to issue an important correction. Back in 2009, I answered a question about the validity of the form for baptism: “We baptize you…”.  I wrote at the time that my first inclination was that that was invalid.  Then … Continue reading

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