Daily Archives: 9 July 2007


This blog has been on the fringes of my awareness. I noticed that they provide a helpful service many conservative blogs do not: a little banner to advertise being banned. Check it out: I prefer poking fun at conservatives and … Continue reading

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Comme Le Prevoit 9-13

Comme Le Prevoit follows an interesting practice of designating subheadings a, b, c, etc. as separately numbered sections. This morning, we look at the process of building out from the “scientific” approach of textual study.   9. To discover the … Continue reading

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What Should We Learn From the 1962 Missal?

(This is Neil.) I have had a chance to read the motu proprio and the accompanying letter. I was very moved to read Pope Benedict say, “I think of a sentence in the Second Letter to the Corinthians, where Paul … Continue reading

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Difficulties Still Remain

  The SSPX seems not impressed with the motu. They want excommunications lifted. Nobody said this would be easy. Bishop Bernard Fellay of the breakaway church: The Society of St. Pius X wishes that the favorable climate established by the … Continue reading

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Not Impressed 6

“I’m not impressed you want to read the paper while fixing breakfast. It’s quite comfortable here on the breakfast bar.” “By the way, your pics look better now that you’ve taken the plastic strip off the camera lens.”

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Receive The Power

  Blogged about here before, you can now see the video and hear the theme song for WYD08. The WYD site has downloads available.

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KC Hockey: “You gotta sleep before you can have nightmares.”

The Kansas City Star ran a few hockey features in the Sunday sports section. One article outlined eight decades of hockey tradition here. Joe Posnanski entertained us with reminisces of the fiasco that was the NHL in Kansas City. Is … Continue reading

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Comme Le Prevoit 5-8

We begin section 5 with general principles of translation. We go to the root of the use of words, in the case of liturgy, a means of spoken communication: 5. A liturgical text, inasmuch as it is a ritual sign, … Continue reading

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