Daily Archives: 25 July 2011

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Monday Supper

I was in the mood for soup, and I didn’t care if it was a summer soup or winter soup.  Therefore, I opened up my very own autographed copy of Lorraine Wallace’s Mr. Sunday’s Soups. “More than 75 delicious … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: cremation

From a reader:
Father..I’m making end of life arrangements. I am a cradle Catholic.  We have a columbarium in our ____ and it all makes sense but…cremation freaks me out. Do you think Our Lord will be angry at me if … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and thanks

Some recent posts of interest as they scroll along:

A tot of coffee!
QUAERITUR: New translation of Confiteor omitted from Mass today.
We mustn’t take a vacation from prayer and God
QUAERITUR: Wore a black chapel veil and women scoffed
Papal Nuncio to Ireland recalled … Continue reading

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Prof. Peters on canon Law and “presumed death”

The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, has on his excellent blog In The Light Of The Law, an interesting post about marriage and presumption of death.
I suspect that this issue could include also military combatants who are MIA.
Thus, Prof. Peters:
Arthur … Continue reading

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More about the new, corrected version of the Confiteor

Elsewhere I answered a question about the new, corrected ICEL version of the Confiteor.  I said I would post something more about the Confiteor.  Liberals will hate this new version, by the way.  We have already seen that (here).
Here is … Continue reading

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A tot of coffee!

As you may know, a “tot” is not just a small child but also a small quantity of anything, especially of some beverage, and most especially of a beverage such as rum.
Here is a photo sent by a reader.  I … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: New translation of Confiteor omitted from Mass today.

From a reader:
Dear Fr Z, I’ve just been to Mass, using the new translation for the first time.  [hmmm] I was looking forward to the Confiteor, but our priest left it out. Was that because it was a weekday? I … Continue reading

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We mustn’t take a vacation from prayer and God

From ZENIT:
Benedict XVI Offers Tips for Summer Holidays
Father Lombardi Summarizes Pontiff’s Suggestions
VATICAN CITY, JULY 24, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is offering some tips on how to live one’s summer holiday, says a Vatican spokesman.
On the most recent edition of Vatican … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Wore a black chapel veil and women scoffed

From  a reader:
I wore my black mantilla (it blends in with my dark brown hair better) to an OF Mass this evening for the second time (no issues the first time), but after I arrived, a group of chatty and … Continue reading

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