Monthly Archives: August 2013

My thoughts exactly

Archbishop Tlhagale also criticized the removal of the kneelers. Thus the faithful are impelled, almost forced to receive standing when receiving Communion. “Our churches are market places partly before and after Mass, because we banish the Blessed Sacrament to a … Continue reading

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I am so tired of this kind of analysis

The new Archbishop of Canterbury talks about divisions in the Anglican Church and I think he has defaulted to the usual stereotypes when in fact he has it exactly wrong way around: “On one side is the steep fall into … Continue reading

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Simcha Fisher—one of my favorite bloggers

Has this to say about women in the Church and I could not agree with her more:   Look, Catholic women are in a very peculiar position in the 21st century.   Many of us have, like de Solenni, rejected the … Continue reading

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Fr Carl Reid concelebrates Mass with the Archbishop

Fr. Carl Reid has been celebrating Mass twice a month at the chapel of the convent of the Queenship of Mary, a new order of nuns established in the Ottawa archdiocese. To mark the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, … Continue reading

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Our annual Parish Picnic

Here are some pictures from Sunday’s picnic.   The lovely nuns are from the new order the Queenship of Mary.  They have been friends of ours since before we entered the Catholic Church and provided the reception at that glorious … Continue reading

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Interesting article on Russia’s anti-sodomy laws

At The Christians website: The Globe does not seem to understand that Russia’s opposition to public acceptance of sodomy is not rooted in the government but in the people, led by the Russian Orthodox Church. The highly articulate Cambridge graduate and classical … Continue reading

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About that Regensburg Address

Here’s the thing.  When most everyone was saying Pope Benedict’s Regensberg Address was a serious public relations gaffe, I thought it was brilliant.  And now, when everyone seems to be so reassured by Pope Francis’ extended mainstream media honeymoon, I … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Rome in February for Ordinariate clergy and faithful

“The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter has been on a wonderful journey as we have come into full communion with the See of St. Peter and the Catholic Church. This opportunity to travel to Rome to celebrate … Continue reading

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News from Australia on the new liturgy

From the Record (thanks TACit no More): A liturgy incorporating Anglican patrimony will soon be trialled in Perth at the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross Parish of St Ninian and St Chad’s in Maylands. Speaking with The … Continue reading

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Great pictures at the New Liturgical Movement

And this news, with a link to more: Solemn Evensong was sung and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament was given yesterday at Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory’s Church, Warwick Street (London). It was the first time the … Continue reading

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