Tag Archives: Liturgy

Flattering…

This just came in from my editor, Dom Alcuin Reid. I will give a couple of comments after this review by the Jesuit priest Fr Baldovin. * * * T&T Clark Companion to Liturgy. Edited by Alcuin Reid. New York, … Continue reading

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Superfluity of naughtiness

– “Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls” (James 1. xxi – Epistle for the fourth Sunday after Easter). It always brings a smile … Continue reading

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J. Wickham Legg

On my morning rounds, I found “Good, or ancient, or Catholic” quoted from J. Wickham Legg. The exact source is not given, but a search on Google reveals his paper read before St Paul’s Ecclesiological Society on 27th October 1887, … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Devotion

Reading one of Cardinal Ratzinger’s books in the 1980’s, I was quite struck by his reminiscences of Corpus Christi processions in Bavaria in places like Altötting and other towns. The tradition spreads into Switzerland in some places, and Fribourg where … Continue reading

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Early Modern English

Archbishop Haverland has been on Facebook, exhorting us priests to get it right with memorized texts like the doxology after a collect: All traditional clergy should commit to memory the basic rule for expanding a collect ending to full Trinitarian … Continue reading

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The Return of “And also with you”?

With this posting, I am going to bring this new spate of “crisis porn” to a stop. Pope Francis has ordered a review of the new Mass translation He doesn’t speak a word of English. I wonder who he’s going … Continue reading

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Another Light in the Darkness

This delighted me – Starting Again, from someone who occasionally sends in comments and writes me e-mails from time to time. Like myself, Timothy Graham uses his real name on his blog and tells us who he is. This is … Continue reading

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