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4:09: “It is a long established principle of the Church never to completely drop from Her public worship any ceremony, object, or prayer which once occupied a place in that worship.” — Fulton J. Sheen, narrator Advertisements

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“Just give ’em what they want already…” #NovusOrdo #liturgy

“The corruption of man is followed by the corruption of language.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson, ch. iv, “Nature” “[T]he decline of a language must ultimately have political and economic causes: it is not due simply to the bad influence of … Continue reading

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And wave ’em like you just don’t care…

Pope Attends Charismatic Prayer Service To Experience What Torture Feels Like 2014 – “There was a lot of emotion.” / “Who am I to judge?” 1942 – “Judica me Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta: ab homine … Continue reading

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We walk by faith and not by sight…

In much the same way, we worship actively and not hyperactively. As the life of Elijah shows us, the true and living God is not found in the screams and gyrations of pagan priests summoning their demonic mentors (I Kings … Continue reading

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To nourish the faith and its practice…

14. Unless we truly love God, we will not be able to love our neighbours. How can our worship of God help us stand up in defence of human life? According to the ancient wisdom of the Church, the law … Continue reading

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Who needs a few apocryphal clown masses…

…when you’ve got a host of in-your-face clownish masses? Just take the recent bonanza of liturgical excess in–where else?–Los(t) Angeles? As if right on cue, the smallness of a mind matched only by the bigness of its mouth would have … Continue reading

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March 13: A day to celebrate!

“God has given the world a holy Church in whose safe harbor the lovers of truth seek refuge, as well as all those who desire to be saved and to escape the dreadful wrath of God.” –– St. Theophilus of … Continue reading

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