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Blog from a Minnesota undergraduate student on Traditional Catholicism.

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Liturgical Changes for Septuagesima on Feb 5, 2012 in LentIn the pre-1970 Roman Catholic liturgy, the Alleluia ceases to be said during today's Liturgy for Septuagesima. At first Vespers of Septuagesima Sunday, two alleluias are added to the closing verse of Benedicamus Domino and its response, Deo gratias,...



Psalm 115: The Prayer of Offering of the Chalice on Feb 4, 2012I have believed, therefore have I spoken; but I have been humbled exceedingly.I said in my excess: Every man is a liar. What shall I render to the Lord, for all the things he hath rendered unto me? I will take the chalice of salvation; and I will cal...



Susan Komen & Planned Parenthood on Feb 3, 2012 in Take Action, Pro-lifeUpdated: Bowing to liberal pressures, it appears that Susan G Komen will reverse its decision and amends its rules to continue funding the abortion business of Planned Parenthood even when PP is under Congressional investigation.  This story is...



History & Symbolism of the Candlemas Liturgy on Feb 3, 2012History Egeria, whose writings date from c. AD 380, attests to a Feast of the Presentation in the church at Jerusaelm forty days after Christmas.  In 542, Emperor Justinian introduced the feast to the entire Eastern Roman empire in thanskgiving...



Video: Traditional Blessing of Throats on the Feast of St. Blaise on Feb 2, 2012 in Rituale Romanum BlessingsBLESSING OF CANDLES on the Feast of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr P: Our help is in the name of the Lord. All: Who made heaven and earth. P: The Lord be with you. All: May He also be with you. Let us pray. God, almighty and all-mild, by your Word...



Confirmations by Bishop Fellay in San Jose, CA on Feb 1, 2012 in SSPXOn Saturday, January 21, His Grace Bishop Fellay administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to a large group of confirmand.  The website of the SSPX provides several photos.  Let us pray for these men and women who are now true soldier for...