Monthly Archives: November 2013

Opting out of the game

“Did Francis really say…?” is becoming a game as annoying as it is mandatory, and the main source of grist for that mill is his troubling habit of giving “fervorini.” A fervorino is a short, often “off-the-cuff” homily; for obvious reasons it is appealing to parish priests who celebrate daily Masses cum populo, and, for […]

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

The Anglican use

I was delighted to learn that there is an Anglican Ordinariate group at Holy Rosary Parish in Indianapolis, and made  a field-trip today. For the record, it was an Anglican-use Mass celebrated by a Latin-Rite priest with faculties in the personal ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter and hosted by Holy Rosary. I left […]