Daily Archives: 14 August 2021

Cardinal Sarah on Traditionis Custodes

The NCReg has a translation of Cardinal Robert Sarah’s essay on credibility, liturgy, and rupture. The good cardinal, and former head of the Roman dicastery for liturgy is earnest, well-meaning, but perhaps fumbles his argument a bit on a few … Continue reading

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Not Puzzled

It’s not just about the soft cloth that I use for puzzles. Gambit seems to relax on top of pieces, assembled or otherwise.

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Assumption Vigil Readings

It’s a curious set of readings for the Roman Vigil of the Assumption. The citation from 1 Corinthians 15, and the Lucan Gospel seem sound, and I know these also have a history in Eastern Orthodoxy. The Orthodox also utilize … Continue reading

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MR Prefaces: Ordinary Sunday VIII

A bit of a run-on title, “The Church united by the unity of the Trinity.” This last of the MR3 Ordinary Sunday prefaces looks to all Three Persons rather that focusing on Christ. Is that a significant deviation from a … Continue reading

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One Gun, Gold Gun, Red Guns, Blue Guns

So, another school shooting. Middle schoolers playing gangsta. Wouldn’t surprise if the shooter held the gun sideways. Personally, I have no problem with guns as objects. My dad taught me to shoot when I was a kid. We kids bugged … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 246: Memory

Today, the start of a section devoted to Memory. 246. Of those who have endured much unjust and cruel suffering, a sort of “social forgiveness” must not be demanded. Hence the motto, “get over it” is misplaced. The victim or … Continue reading

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