Monthly Archives: October 2012

Welcome to the Rochester Ordinariate Group!

Paul Nicholls has posted video of their reception into the Catholic Church over at the Oshawa’s Sodality’s blog: The Rochester Ordinariate Group- The Fellowship of St. Alban sent the Oshawa Sodality this message. It would be good, if the Oshawa … Continue reading

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To Patrick-TAC —-some answers to your assertions

Our new commenter Patrick-TAC has made some interesting assertions and I thought I’d have a look at them.  I have put my responses in bold. Patrick TAC writes: Take your Hepworth who misled our Shepperds with you as a layman. … Continue reading

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SMM1 weighs in on bowdlerized collects in the Book of Divine Worship

On the subject of “bowdlerized collects” in the BDW, I have not conducted a thorough investigation.  But taking the collect for the Epiphany as an example, we can see that, while it is hardly “bowdlerized” (in the sense of having … Continue reading

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Charles A Coulombe writes about the newly canonized saints

In the libertarian Taki Magazine.  Here’s an excerpt: But canonization in the Catholic Church is a rigorous process requiring several steps. The person’s writings (if any) and life are scrutinized carefully for any hint of scandal or heresy. Outside pressure … Continue reading

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Bowdlerized collects in the Book of Divine Worship

From Anglican Use News, Steve Cavanaugh writes: Msgr Edwin Barnes, on his blog Ancient Richborough, recently reported on a meeting with his Ordinary Msgr. Newton. In the comments that followed the post, I found the following: Independent 21 October 2012 18:20 … Continue reading

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The journey from Left to Right

I used to be a rabid feminist and drank in the progressive ethos not only of the 1960s but that which prevailed even in the Massachusetts of my youth. Precept by precept, line by line, I have come to see … Continue reading

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Photos from the Brisbane ordinations

Deacon Stephen Hill, newly ordained to the transitional diaconate last Thursday, Oct. 18 sent me some lovely photos of the event. It took place in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Brisbane on the evening of the Feast of St. Luke. Brisbane … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the priesthood—19 years

Come in on a Sunday after Mass and it is not unusual for us to have a cake to celebrate some milestone or another at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ottawa. Last Sunday was no exception.  We celebrated … Continue reading

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Blessed John Paul the Great pray for us!

Fr. Christopher Phillips has a wonderful post about the time he concelebrated Mass with Pope John Paul II in his private chapel. What a lovely tale.  Here’s an excerpt to entice you to go over and read the whole thing. Although I … Continue reading

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Any more news from Australia?

See the third item below from the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross website concerning ordinations that took place Oct. 18.   Would someone who was there please check in and send us a report?   Photos? … Continue reading

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