Tag Archives: Fr. Tim Finigan

Summorum Pontificum 7 years on. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Today is the anniversary of the implementation of Summorum Pontificum.  The Motu Proprio will surely be recognized as one of the most important achievements of the too-brief pontificate of Benedict XVI.  It has already created a huge knock-on effect in … Read More

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Fr. Finigan looks at “routine” Communions

His Hermeneuticalness, my friend the soon-to-be-moving Fr. Tim Finigan has a great post on an important topic.  HERE He brings up the point of receiving Holy Communion in such a way that it becomes “routine”. I suggest that people examine … Read More

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Plenary Indulgences for particular days by Fr. F

I highly recommend a blog post on indulgences by my good friend, His Hermeneuticalness, the great Dean of Bexley and p.p. of Blackfen, the unabashedly Unreconstructed Ossified Manualist, Fr. Tim Finigan.  HERE A sample with my emphases and comments: […] [T]there are many … Read More

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Have you made your good confession yet? Fr. Z’s 20 Tips.

Lent is a time for introspection and conversion. Has it been a while since you have made a good confession? Here are some tips. Fr. Z’s 20 Tips For Making A Good Confession o{]:¬) We should… 1) …examine our consciences regularly … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z blissfully causes work for a harried parish priest. Another seasonal blessing: for Assumption.

I noted on the distinguished blog of the mighty Dean of Bexley, the Parish Priest of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan that my post about blessing grapes on the Feast of the Transfiguration stuck pay dirt. H.H. whinges: Thanks … Read More

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John Paul II – priesthood

I owe this to His Hermeneuticalness and John Paul II. Full disclosure. I was ordained by John Paul II: One of the themes of Pope John Paul II’s pontificate was his insistence on the necessity of the priesthood and his … Read More

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His Hermeneuticalness on the upcoming new ICEL translation

WDTPRS has had something to do with the issue of liturgical translations.  But we do like to see the good observations made by others.  His Hermeneuticalness has posted a good entry over at his place. Many of us will be … Read More

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