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Archive for February, 2014
The pope several times in the homily referred to a text that is not based in the Latin.
“Come on, we are brothers. Let’s give each other a spiritual hug and let God complete the work that he has begun.”
Pope Francis is allowing a married Maronite deacon to be ordained a priest in the United States.
As our religious communities (parishes, religious houses, seminaries etc.) continue to close and are subsequently re-purposed, liturgies marking a change in their usage will increasingly be needed.
One hears in Rome that the Congregation for Divine Worship is moving forward with a new Antiphonale Romanum.
The Pope will celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper as he did in Buenos Aires and did last year in Rome.
The Archbishop of Managua (Nicaragua) traveled to Rome in blue jeans for the most recent consistory.
Ukrainian Mass. I dearly love the Easterners, but it is a bit much to keep giving us Masses which last for more than an hour when there is so much work to be done. … It is absurd. But in Rome, no-one knows what work is.
I am pleased to announce that Pray Tell has gone mobile.