Tag Archives: Tradition

Archbishop Cranmer and the Prayerbook Tradition

 

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Cape Town: Bull to be Slaughtered for Funeral Kills Boy

Times Live: Ayanda Mfenku was attacked by the bull while standing in his yard in Philippi East on Sunday morning, the Cape Argus newspaper reported on Tuesday. The bull was reportedly to have been used in the funeral ritual of … Continue reading

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Tradition: The Ship of Salvation’s Sail not its Anchor

Writes Fr Ted: St. Paul’s Epistles represent an interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel.  St. Paul is steeped in the Jewish Scriptures, and the Tradition which interprets those Scriptures.   It is the interpretation of the Torah which causes such tremendous … Continue reading

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It’s Trendy to be a Traditionalist in the Catholic Church

The Economist: Since the Second Vatican Council in 1962, the Roman Catholic church has striven to adapt to the modern world. But in the West—where many hoped a contemporary message would go down best—believers have left in droves. Sunday mass … Continue reading

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Coptic Orthodox Church Declares Three Days of Fasting and Prayers

OBL News: Cairo: The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria has announced fasting and prayer 3 days in order to select the New Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch the Holy see of St. Mark Divine Liturgy at all Churches on Sunday … Continue reading

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The El Paso Battle

[For a background to the Fr Michael Rodriguez issue (on this blog), click here, here and here.]

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Archbishop Rowan Williams: Women Bishops would Humanise Priesthood

Yes, we’ll just forget all about Scripture, Tradition, doctrine and the received Apostolic Faith. In any event, if you already have priestesses, why on earth not bishopesses? Dr Rowan Williams warned the Church hierarchy to prepare for the “culture change” that would come … Continue reading

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America’s Common Sense Bishop

After 40 years of “Postconciliar Bishops” (churchspeak for local CEO’s) the Catholic Church in America is showing signs of a new pulse. One of the brightest (and most courageous) of this new breed of bishops is Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted. … Continue reading

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Revelation, Sacred Tradition, and the Magisterium

Writes revert, Dr Francis Beckwith: This past Tuesday, September 13, I taught my first RCIA class, offered at St. Peter’s Catholic Student Center at Baylor University. Although I have been teaching philosophy to college students for twenty-five years, I was a … Continue reading

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At Church Today

I was snapped at Church today (doing some last minute checks). The image comes via a cellphone: All ready to go. Do note the postion: Ad orientem! Waiting in joyful expectation for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ!

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