Daily Archives: 10 June 2009

QUAERITUR: “We baptize you…” valid?

A friend asked a question by telephone.
A priest in a parish baptized two children using the proper rite for baptism, pouring water properly, but saying "WE baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: RCIA in “traditional” parishes

From a reader:
I’m curious about traditional parishes (both those which exclusively use the 1962 liturgical books and those which would self-identify as a traditional parish) and adult converts in the US. I don’t have the official documents ready at hand, … Continue reading

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Rumblings in Germany against the SSPX and Pope Benedict’s efforts?

A few notes about the SSPX in Germany.
I am wondering if there isn’t a coordinated effort to spoil the detante and talks which must take place between the SSPX and the Holy See.
First, there comes this from CNS via Catholic … Continue reading

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Request for prayers

Please pray for a positive outcome to an urgent and important issue.

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