Daily Archives: 3 November 2010

Mo Dowd… It is to laugh.

I quite enjoyed Mo Dowd of Hell’s Bible falling to piece over the election results.
Here are a few excerpts.
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Even though it was predicted, it was still a shock to see voters humiliate a brilliant and spellbinding young president, who’d had … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: artificial flowers

From a reader:
At the meeting of the Altar & Rosary Society this morning, the
discussion about Christmas poinsettias came up. It was suggested that
even though real flowers would be used for most of the decorations,
that fake poinsettias be used around the … Continue reading

Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | 34 Comments

The Post Election Entry

Here is an entry for some post-election discussion.  CIVIL comments are welcome.
My first observation:
If the GOP was not going to take control of the Senate, then it is probably good that Sen. Harry Reid won his race in Nevada and … Continue reading

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Ever wonder if…

Sometimes it’s really hard to tell.

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New consultors to the CDWDS

From VIS we learn that the Holy Father has appointed new consultors to the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments.
I will highlight a few who will be particularly good.
Hopefully the Anglophones will be able to provide some … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is it right to genuflect in a Catholic church?

From a reader:
I have become confused by genuflexion and I am hopeful you may be able to clear up my problem. I am a convert from Anglicanism and in that tradition I had always genuflected when entering or leaving the … Continue reading

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What is a “neocon”, “paleocon”, etc. And WDTPRS POLL: Which are you?

I know that I have posted about this before, but it bears another round.
Sometimes in these electronic pages we see people tossing around terms such as

neocon
paleocon
crunchycon
theocon
etc.

What do these terms mean?
Also…. chose your best answer and give your reasons in the … Continue reading

Posted in POLLS | 57 Comments

QUAERITUR: Work or school on Holy Days of Obligation

From a reader:
I have a question regarding Holy Days.  I am no longer a student, but when I was I always remember having school on Holy Days (and I went to a Catholic grade school and high school).  Yet, my … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: In mortal sin, but I have to go to Mass. What do I do? Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
I feel horrible I fell in to mortal sin today and I am supposed to go to Mass, what do I do?
Why is this hard?
You go to Mass anyway.  Just go.  If you shouldn’t receive Holy Communion, then … Continue reading

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Military chaplains opposing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ told to “get out” if they don’t like it

Here is a disturbing story from CNA:
Chaplains opposed to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal coming under pressure
Washington D.C., Nov 3, 2010 / 06:13 am (CNA).- A federal court has again reinstated the U.S. military’s policy against open homosexuals in service. … Continue reading

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