Daily Archives: 8 August 2021

Seminarians to be required to get the COVID-1984 jab in order to return in Fall 2021

Mount St. Mary Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is one of the most prestigious seminaries in these USA.  It has enjoyed a good reputation for years.  In the decades when many (most… virtually all) seminaries were cesspools, “The Mount” was comparatively … Read More

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The Blessed Virgin receiving Holy Communion, and more

Fr. Vierling made my day today by posting on Twitter this wonderful 17th c. Flemish School painting of the Blessed Virgin receiving Holy Communion from St. John, who is obviously celebrating Mass with the “Tridentine” Missale Romanum. Note the altar … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes: 11th Sunday after Pentecost (19th Ordinary – N.O.)

Was there a GOOD point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday (obligation or none), either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to … Read More


WDTPRS – 11th Sunday after Pentecost: we need a healthy “pessimism”

With a minor variation this week’s Collect was in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary.  It survived the cut to live on in the Novus Ordo Missale Romanum as the Collect on the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, qui … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 240

Photo by The Great Roman™

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