Monthly Archives: January 2013

Fr Carl Reid’s Mass of Thanksgiving

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Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson’s notes for the sermon at Fr. Carl Reid’s Ordination

The Call of Timothy Introductory: Acknowledge the pastoral generosity of Archbishop Prendergast. The faithfulness and patience of Deacon Carl Reid and his people. This Feast of Ss. Timothy and Titus is a good opportunity to reflect on the nature of … Continue reading

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What a glorious, happy morning! Congratulations Fr. Carl Reid !

  Many Catholic friends joined us for the ordination of Fr Carl Leonard Reid. Almost Fr. Carl  was singing lustily (part of Anglican patrimony) in procession Archbishop Terrence Prendergast opened with some kind, encouraging words about Carl and the journey … Continue reading

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Today is the day when Almost Fr Carl Reid gets ordained

I am all dressed, nearly ready to leave.  Finishing up my coffee, basking in the joyful expectation of a sublime celebration today and tomorrow.  It’s been a long time coming and there were days I had trouble believing it would … Continue reading

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In case you miss one of our favorite Canadian columnists, David Warren is still writing

Here’s a recent example from his Essays in Idleness blog to be found conveniently here at http://www.davidwarren.com      Add it to your daily stops around the blogosphere. I myself loved the old “exceptionalist” America, for all its theological flaws; … Continue reading

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Archbishop Terrence Prendergast and the high altar at Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica

  Here’s a recent picture of Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast who will ordain Carl Reid to the priesthood tomorrow morning.   I hear Fr. Lee Kenyon is already on his way to Ottawa from Calgary and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson is … Continue reading

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Marvelous reflection from Fr. Denis Lemieux

Read the whole thing at Life with a German Shepherd!  Here’s a taste: Reflection – The March for Life this year in Washington DC, on the tragic 40thanniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade which nullified all abortion laws in America, coincides this year … Continue reading

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Most interesting talk by George Weigel on Evangelical Catholicism

Here’s an excerpt of a most interesting talk by George Weigel on Evangelical Catholicism.   Read it all over at The Pilot, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston: In his talk, he said evangelical Catholicism displays 10 characteristics that … Continue reading

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Msgr. Keith Newton reflects on the Ordinariate’s two years

Interesting video.

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About my regular commentators

From time to time I get complaints about one or another of the people who regularly comment on this blog. Yes, I do sometimes block some comments, but I tend to have a fairly liberal posting policy. However, what’s interesting … Continue reading

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