Monday, July 17, 2006
On Marie-Antoinette's Faith Journey
Another French bit, but again interesting.
"She was always a Roman Catholic in good standing, going to daily Mass, confessing and receiving Holy Communion on a regular basis."
Did you know that Mass used to be said in Brighton's YMCA by French emigre priests, that is when it was the home of Maria Fitzhurbert, the Prince Regents Catholic (and secret) wife. The Prince apparently entertained a group of French nuns at The Ship.
At Matins/the Office of Readings on Holy Saturday the Church gives us this 'ancient homily', I find it incredibly moving, it is abou...
A French newspaper has reported Pope Francis, once Benedict dies, will abrogate Summorum Pontificum and handover Old Rite's celebrat...
I was at the Verona Opera Festival when Summorum Pontificum was published but it wasn't until All Souls Day that I first attempted to s...
I have been asked to sign the Filial Correction, I signed the letter of the 45 academics and pastors last year, and almost immediately fou...