Daily Archives: 3 February 2011

Coincidence? I wonder.

Some people may not realize that football isn’t over yet.   Football is one of those things people watch when it isn’t baseball season.
That said, Green Bay and Pittsburgh, of all places, are in the Super Bowl.
Another thing people may … Continue reading

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St. Blaise Day Blessing – WDTPRS POLLS!

Today is St. Blaise Day in the Latin Church.   It is a day traditionally associated with the special blessing of throats.
Specially blessed candles held in the form of an X or a relic of St. Blaise is placed at the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Am I forbidden to kneel after the Agnus Dei?

From a reader:
Our parish has always knelt for the Second Elevation (after the Agnus Dei). This is a regular Novus Ordo Mass. Our priest retired and now our new temporary priest has instructed us to remain standing. I want to … Continue reading

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What’s wrong here?

What wrong with this… caption?  The photo is fine!
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI is helped with his mantle as he leads a vesper mass to mark the presentation of the Lord feast in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican February … Continue reading

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