Daily Archives: 26 September 2020

#ASonnetADay – 46. “Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war…”

#ASonnetADay – 46. "Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war…" pic.twitter.com/p8V3nOH6ZQ — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) September 27, 2020

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Part of this evening’s play list

Recent events have left me -today at least – in a pretty good mood. Here is this part of this evening’s play list. Earth, Wind & Fire – September Kool and the Gang – Celebration Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive … Read More

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Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre remains translated and VIDEO of Pontifical Mass

On 24 September 2020 the mortal remains of Arcbp. Marcel Lefebvre were translated from the SSPX seminary at Écône to the church of Cœur Immaculé de Marie. It was the 50th anniversary of the founding of the seminary. There is … Read More

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LIGHTER FARE… unless you are a Dem

In view of Pres. Trump’s announcement of his THIRD nominee for SCOTUS, I received this…

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REVIEW: 2021 TLM Ordo from the FSSP

The FSSP’s publishing arm, Fraternity Publications, has issued their 2021 Ordo for the Traditional Roman Rite. Every sacristy, every priest, needs an Ordo.   Every priest, even those who do not (yet) say the older, traditional Form, needs a traditional calendar … Read More

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For this Sunday’s Pastor’s Page, Fr. Rutler offered this: The Magi gave the Holy Child presents of gold and myrrh and the essence of Boswellia serrata, which is the resin known as frankincense. The incense used in church may be pure … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Priest says “I absolve you from ALL your sins”. Invalid?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Frequently, well-meaning priests are inserting “all” into the words of absolution, as in “I absolve you from ALL your sins.” Is this enough to invalidate the absolution? I have experienced this many times over the years … Read More