Daily Archives: 25 September 2010

QUAERITUR: Eating, plays in churches

From a reader: I was in a discussion with someone about eating in the Church not necessarily at Mass AND use of the Church for plays, community events, shelter, etc.   What are the rules for behavior inside a Catholic Church?  … Continue reading

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Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged | 47 Comments

Calendar confusion: Ember Week

As I look at the calendar, as I read comments on the blog, as I read my email, pace Johnny Mercer, is you is or is you ain’t Ember Saturday? Today I said the Mass for Ember Saturday.   I think … Continue reading

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Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 28 Comments


A kind reader, AN, sent a photo of her travel mug the other day, thus brightening up a pretty dismal battle with the blog. Fill yours with some coffee. And send your snaps!

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Anglican Archbp. Williams causes another dust up for the C of E and himself

There is a good deal of controversy in England right now about comments made by Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams before Benedict XVI’s visit to England. In an article in The Times published today, the contents of an interview with Archbp. … Continue reading

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Posted in Pope of Christian Unity, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , | 73 Comments