Priestly Ordination

I have just returned from Incarnation Catholic Church where, this morning,┬áDeacon William P. “Doc” Holiday became Fr. William P. “Doc” Holiday, Catholic priest. The whole affair was similar to Thursday’s diaconal ordination. This time, though, Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson was in attendance. Though Fr. Steenson is the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of […]

Customary Collect for St. Columba

The very first item I checked in the new Customary was the Office for St. Columba, my patron. The Collect from that office follows. ALMIGHTY God, who didst fill the heart of Columba with the joy of the Holy Spirit, and with deep love for those in his care: grant to thy pilgrim people grace […]

Customary of OLW

My copy of the Customary of Our Lady of Walsingham just arrived. I look forward to inspecting it in great detail in the coming days. As I understand it, the book, though it bears the Imprimatur of Msgr. Keith Newton, the Ordinary, is a private work, not permitted for public worship, nor was it compiled […]