Daily Archives: 2 June 2011

The Ascension and Feet

There are many images of the Lord’s Ascension to heaven.
The one’s I like the most are the medieval depictions which show the Apostles and Mary looking up and all you see above are a pair of lordly Feet.

UPDATE:
A commentator, below, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: as much money goes to protecting a few wicked priests as goes to vocations

From a reader:
I just found out my home diocese has spent around the same amount annually on sexual abuse fees as it has for vocations. I am so discouraged. How can I continue to see to the material needs of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Do I follow the law from back home when I am travelling?

From a reader:
What should one do when one is travelling on an HDO? Should one follow the rule for the diocese one is actually in, or the one where one resides? What if one is on the plane during the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Elevation of chalice, paten during concelebrations.

From a reader:
At a concelebrated Mass without a deacon, is it permitted / required / impermissible for one of the concelebrants to elevate the chalice while the main celebrant elevates the paten?
First, allow me to say that concelebration should be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Feast of the Precious Blood transferred this year?

From a reader:
I believe that there is an error on the FSSP calendar this year. Their calendar shows the Feast of the Most Precious Blood being transferred to July 2 because July 1 is the Feast of the Sacred Heart. … Continue reading

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The Ascension of the Lord from the Patristic Rosary Project

Here is an excerpt from something I did a few years ago for my Patristic Rosary Project:
2nd Glorious Mystery: The Ascension

Everything about the life of the Lord is a blessing for us. After His resurrection the … Continue reading

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