Daily Archives: 18 November 2008

From a priest about the collection for CHD

From a priest reader regarding the collection for the Campaign for Human Development in Catholic parishes.
I want to keep this anonymous.
FYI, the CCHD is a mandatory collection in my diocese ….
However, after the ACORN fiasco I do not feel that, … Continue reading

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A Host found on the floor: a priest teaches his flock about Communion

This came from a reader:
It is from St. Paul’s in Philadelphia, where Fr. Gerald Carey is pastor.  The sender introduces the situation. 
Dear Father, Due to recent sacrileges to the Blessed Sacrament at St. Paul Parish in Philadelphia, the pastor, Father … Continue reading

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Just askin’ about the CCHD

If I am not mistaken… is this next weekend scheduled, at least in some dioceses, to collect money in parishes for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development?
Maybe I am mistaken.
If I am not mistaken didn’t the CCHD give money to … Continue reading

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A prayer request

I have an urgent prayer request.
Please keep this in mind, in your charity.

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Adding my name to “An Open Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama”

Originally posted at Vox Nova with many signers:
An Open Letter to President-Elect Barack ObamaNovember 14, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama,
As American Catholics, we, the undersigned, would like to reiterate the congratulations given to you by Pope Benedict XVI. We will be praying … Continue reading

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What we learn from the internet

What we learn from the internet.

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A Mass in Wolfsthal in the Archd. of Vienna

UPDATE 19 Nov. 1948: GMT
I received this statement from Erich Leitenberger, the spokesman for His Eminence Christoph Card. Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna.
This regards the entry below, where a video of the Mass in question is posted. 
 
Dear Father … Continue reading

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CORK, Ireland – 22 Nov – Requiem TLM

A friend wrote to inform us that…
St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy
St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce that Requiem Mass in Latin will be celebrated for the Holy Souls according to the Missal of Blessed John … Continue reading

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