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Ember Weather III

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 @ 10:56 pm in Miscellany | 1 Comment »

As you probably know this was the Lenten Embertide which reminded me that we have not reviewed the Ember day weather predictions in a while.  From the Advent Embertide I had these notes: Wed (January) Clear, a little colder than seasonable, breezy Friday (February) Cold (more so than seasonable) and cloudy Saturday (March) Cold and […]

Ember Weather II

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2009 @ 1:19 pm in Culture, Miscellany | Comments Off on Ember Weather II

The November prediction was not so accurate.  Here is my note on the last Ember Friday: November prediction –  Cloudy early, mostly sunny by late morning, warm but seasonable. The actual weather around here was mostly rainy and unseasonably warm, especially at night.  Most nights the temperature did not drop below the mid forties.  The […]

Ember Weather Forecast

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 @ 9:39 pm in Liturgical Calendar, Miscellany | 3 Comments »

As you may know the weather on Ember days is said to predict the weather of the coming months. So just for fun I noted the weather during the last (Michaelmas) Embertide. Wednesday predicts October, Friday predicts November and Saturday predicts December. For Wednesday (October) I had: Cloudy, some rain, warm. Partly cloudy in the […]

Upcoming Masses in Ireland

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2009 @ 9:26 pm in Miscellany | Comments Off on Upcoming Masses in Ireland

Just a quick note about a couple upcoming traditional masses in Ireland. In September and October there will be a couple masses organized by St. Conleth’s Catholic Heritage Association in the Kildare area. See this site for details. http://catholicheritage.blogspot.com/2009/08/forthcoming-masses-september-october.html

Traditional Masses in Ireland

Posted: Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 @ 10:49 am in Miscellany | Comments Off on Traditional Masses in Ireland

If you will be in Ireland at the right times next year there are three traditional mass pilgrimages coming up.  See the St. Conleth’s Catholic Heritage Association web site for details.

Latin Mass Magazine and the Liturgical Year

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2007 @ 8:52 am in Liturgical Calendar, Miscellany | 2 Comments »

In the most recent issue of Latin Mass Magazine they started a Liturgical Year feature.  The first article was an over view of why it is important to learn about the liturgical year by Michael Foley.  It is an excellent article full of good quotes from St. Augustine to Dom Gueranger.  I would like to […]


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