Daily Archives: 16 December 2010

If lay people “assist” at Mass, what does the priest do? Fr. Z rants.

A reader sent me a link to a blog I had never seen, Priest’s Secretary for an especially irritating entry.   The entry wasn’t irritating because the blog itself is loony.  Rather, the story recounted in the entry was loony, and … Continue reading

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St. Haggai, prophet, and a note about a calendar

Many Old Testament figures are accounted as saints by the Catholic Church.
Today is the commemoration of St. Haggai, one of the twelve prophets of the Old Testament.
Here is his entry in the Roman Martyrology:
1. Commemoratio sancti Aggaei, prophetae, qui, … Continue reading

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What’s going on with the Legionaries of Christ?

At Sandro Magister’s place there is an article about what is going on with the correction of the Legionaries of Christ.  Here is the preamble:
ROME, December 16, 2010 – The order is binding. All the houses of the Legionaries … Continue reading

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