Daily Archives: 8 July 2008

A Tale of Two (Aussie) Bishops

Pell and Robinson. Click on the Robinson link especially. It really is a shame that we have the spectacle of bishops embarrassing themselves so publicly and thoroughly thanks, seemingly, to the Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. Let’s see if … Continue reading

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Take Five Meme

Charles tagged me long ago at his blog on something I think I can provide without too much delay in packing, etc.. Top Five Artists: a. The Beatles b. Miles Davis c. KC Symphony d. Alison Krauss (with or without … Continue reading

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The Enigma of St Paul

(This is Neil) I’d like to do two things with this overdue post. First, I want to note the passing of Henry Chadwick, the great Anglican historian and member of the Anglican Catholic International Commission. Please read Rowan Williams’ tribute, … Continue reading

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Bishops Sink Section 2

I confess my own surprise to hear the mail balloting of the section two (of twelve) of the English translation of the Roman Missal has gone down to a crushing defeat. What was once a sure thing has hit a … Continue reading

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Nine Years For A New Bishop–Not

Mainland American dioceses thought they had it rough with months to a few years to wait for a new bishop. The diocese of Saint Thomas, 30,000 Catholics and fifteen priests, might have fallen off the radar of the Congregation of … Continue reading

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More on Fr Weber on Sacred Music

On Sunday Zenit put up the second half of their interview with the head of Saint Louis’ new sacred music institute. I think it shows the experience of the man in smaller, intentional, and rehearsed communities. I have general doubts … Continue reading

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