Daily Archives: 10 October 2020

CQ CQ CQ – 10 October 1982 – anniversary of canonization of Patron Saint of #HamRadio Operators

This comes a little late in the day, but on 10 October in 1982 John Paul II canonized St. Maximilian Kolbe. Paul VI had beatified him as a confessor, but JP2 canonized him as a martyr.  St. Maximilian’s case is … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 59. “If there be nothing new, but that which is…” cf. Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

#ASonnetADay – 59. “If there be nothing new, but that which is…” cf. Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 pic.twitter.com/jVbKKrUvF1 — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 11, 2020

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WDTPRS Collect 19th Sunday after Pentecost- “Why did God make you?”

The snippers and stitchers of the Consilium allowed this Sunday’s prayer to survive unscathed in the post-Conciliar editions of the Missale Romanum. The Collect still echoes the ancient sentiments of Holy Church wherever the Roman Rite’s Ordinary Use of Holy … Continue reading

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More Jesuit Antics: Adoration of the Stanley Cup

From my youth I have been a hockey fan.   I get that the Stanley Cup is a big deal.  It would be pretty exciting to have that on display at a high school! A reader dropped me an email… I … Continue reading

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10 October – National Chess Day

I remind the readership that the second Saturday of October is designated as National Chess Day. Don’t be board.  Get out there and start mating!  I’ll check on your progress. Also, en passant, many thanks to the readers who, some … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 10 October 1200h CDT (GMT/UTC -5) – St Francis Borgia

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: St Francis Borgia Prayers Added: For the gift of tears After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Will … Continue reading

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