Daily Archives: 6 January 2010

Stella Maris

My favorite of the four Marian liturgical antiphons is Alma Redemptoris Mater. Traditionally, it is used at Compline during the Advent-Christmas cycle, through February 2, the feast of the Presentation. My wife pulled it out frequently this past Fall at … Continue reading

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Jenkins Unrepentant

LifeSiteNews picks up on the South Bend Tribune interview of Notre Dame President Fr John Jenkins. Fazed by eighty-some bishops? Not hardly: When asked in a South Bend Tribune interview published December 27 whether he would do it all over … Continue reading

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A welcome addition to the blogosphere. Money quote from Grant Gallicho at dotCommonweal: God help the poor souls who have to moderate its comboxes. That matter aide, I’d have to say it’s long, long overdue. To think that internet liturgy … Continue reading

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2012: Nuts To It

I like this guy. CNS has a main feature on Guy Consolmagno, SJ, and his reaction to the hype about yet another end-of-the-world opportunity. Namely 2012. Our Corporate Masters surely want us to keep that date in mind, as they … Continue reading

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