Daily Archives: 4 January 2009

4 January in the Roman Martyrology (2005): Who is #11?

Let’s have a glance at the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum for this day, 4 January.  Well… not all the entries… just #11. 11. Emmetsburgi in Terra Mariae e Civitatibus Foederatis Americae Septentrionalis, santae Elisabeth Annae Seton, quae, vidua effecta, fidem catholicam … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Extraordinary ministers giving blessings at Communion

From a reader: I was hoping you might be able to shed some light on a question which has been bothering me since my reception into the Church a little while ago.  Everytime I receive Commnunion from one of the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Funeral on a Sunday with the Novus Ordo

From a priest reader: I have a liturgical question for you. According to the Ordinary Form, do you know how a funeral Mass is celebrated on Sunday? Are the Proper Sunday readings and prayers used, or those for a Mass … Continue reading

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Live video stream alternatives for the Z-cam and RADIO SABINA

I am looking for some alternatives to using Ustream for the live video/audio stream. I noticed that Ustream pushes ads from Google directly to the viewing window of each user. After attempting to guide the ads in one direction or … Continue reading

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Juventutem meetings in February and May

From e-mail, I learn that the young people’s group Iuventutem will have some meetings in the near future. Meeting in Bern, Switzerland: 20-22 February 2009. Every group is cordially invited to contact the Bureau and send at least one delegate. … Continue reading

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A good one-liner

I can’t resist giving an excellent one-liner a little more visibility. Over in the entry about the dissident Maryknoller and excommunicandus Fr. Roy Bourgeois, a deluded optimist and one of our snarkier regulars had this exchange: Chris: Mark my words, … Continue reading

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