Daily Archives: April 6, 2011

The Ordination to the Priesthood of a certain Joseph R.

The following film footage is a gem. It captures the ordination to the priesthood of 44 deacons on 29 June 1951 in Freising Cathedral by his Eminence Michael Kardinal von Faulhaber. Among them the young Joseph Ratzinger and his brother Georg. … Continue reading

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Holy Father’s Catechesis – St. Therese of Lisieux.

ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX AND THE LITTLE WAY VATICAN CITY, 6 APR 2011 (VIS) – In his general audience in St. Peter’s Square today, attended by more than 10,000 people, Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis to St. Therese of Lisieux, … Continue reading

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The Financial Year Begins

Does anyone else know why the UK tax year runs from April 6th to April 5th? From the book of wiki: “The April 5 year end for personal tax and benefits reflects the old ecclesiastical calendar, with New Year falling … Continue reading

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Pope May Offer the SSPX a Personal Ordinariate

A Personal Ordinariate for the Society of St. Pius X? Now that would be interesting!The following is taken from Tancred on the eponymousflowerblogspot.com. Msgr Galarreta leads Rome Talks for SSPX The Holy see is ascertaining the possibility of the unifying … Continue reading

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