Why … Latin ?

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No Mass on July 13th

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We regret to advise that our Mass on Sunday, July 13th, 2014, has had to be cancelled. As many of you already know, our celebrant, Fr. Bill Browne, SJ was not long ago elected Superior of the Jesuit Community in Newfoundland. His new responsibilities (despite being in his retirement!) require his presence at meetings on […] Read more »

Ollie’s Latin Crossword

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On Sunday, June 23rd we had, in our weekly printed Bulletin, our first Latin crossword … just for a little levity. We suggested that folks take it home with them, solve the crossword, and bring it back next Sunday, when we will post the Solution. (Some folks – who shall remain nameless – completed the […] Read more »

The Don Corleone Pope ? No, says Br. Darcy.

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Perhaps the most misrepresented man in history … “The Borgias …” The name alone conjures up dark images, with nothing further needing to be said. But … how did that situation come about? At 7: 30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4th (in the Aula Maxima of St. Bonaventure’s College) Br. J.B. Darcy, CFC, will speak […] Read more »

Aggressively inarticulate

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Typography from Ronnie Bruce on Vimeo.

God bless our Pope …

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Our Chairman thought this might be of interest …

Flying the flag …

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As mentioned in our weekly Bulletin, distributed at Mass, we have found a source for lapel pins (badges) and cuff-links featuring the logo of FIUV … or Una Voce International. Here is a mock-up of what the final product will look like (click the image for a larger view) : The construction is of base […] Read more »

Video of Latin Mass

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The video shot at the Oratory of the Sacred Heart by Steve Thomson at the end of February has been posted at YouTube for some time now, and has been viewed there over 200 300 430 900 2,100 times. You can view it here, or at YouTube … and can comment either here, or there. […] Read more »

Blink … and you missed it !

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Movie actor Kirk Douglas … Liturgist ? Sacramental theologian? Of course not — but in 1966 he starred in the movie Cast a Giant Shadow, in which there was a very brief scene sure to fascinate us — but which everyone else would overlook as just an insignificant oddity, having no bearing on the plot […] Read more »

The Extraordinary Form

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Welcome to St. Oliver’s, home of the Latin Mass community in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This is our first post.