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The Liturgy of the Hours, the Mass, and other things.

Archive for April, 2012

Send to Kindle

Posted by universalis on 30 April 2012

Some people want to use the Universalis downloads to create e-books for the Amazon Kindle but are daunted by the last step: transferring the e-book to the Kindle itself.

One of our users has alerted us to the new Send to Kindle program which Amazon have made available for Windows (and soon, they claim, for the Mac as well).

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The new Mass Today page

Posted by universalis on 23 April 2012

Every day, Universalis has the Readings at Mass. Universalis also has the Order of Mass. It was time we combined the two.

The new Mass Today page in Universalis shows you the whole of Mass for today, both the parts that never change and the parts that change from day to day – not just the readings, but the prayers and antiphons. It means that you can follow Mass from beginning to end without having to flip from one page to another.

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Technical support questions

Posted by universalis on 16 April 2012

We got a question earlier today:

“I have been a Universalis user for several years, but this week – every day the Mass reading is the same – Isaiah for the first reading, Psalm 89 for the response, a second reading from revelation and Luke 4:16-21 for the Gospel,. The readings are correct on your website, but the download – nope. I’ve gone back and forth, closed and re-opened – always the same thing. I used to download a month at a time, but this year downloaded the whole year – but I have lots of memory.”

This is the kind of technical support question it is impossible to answer. It may help you to get help quickly (if you ever need it) if I list the reasons:

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The English Ordinariate

Posted by universalis on 12 April 2012

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham was established in 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI to allow Anglicans to enter into the full communion of the Catholic Church whilst retaining much of their heritage and traditions.

The Ordinariate has its own calendar, which differs from the English one in including more English saints (many of whom are in fact already celebrated in some Catholic dioceses), and also in giving different names to the “Sundays of the Year”, although the liturgy for those Sundays does not change.

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