Daily Archives: 20 August 2011

Fr. Z’s Litany for the Conversion of Internet Thugs (2.0)

A work in progress.
Litany for the conversion of internet thugs (2.0).
(For private use only, when truly irritated, and when the alternative is foul language.)
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, have mercy.
Lord, have mercy.
Christ, graciously hear us.
God, the Father of Heaven, have mercy on … Continue reading

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St. John of Avila to be proclaimed Doctor of the Church

Here’s an interesting bit of news made by Pope Benedict in Spain:
Announcement of the Holy Father
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
With great joy, here in this Cathedral Church of Santa María La Real de la Almudena, I announce to the People … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to seminarians

The Holy Father’s sermon at Mass with seminarians.
Note especially this:
Approach the priesthood only if you are firmly convinced that God is calling you to be his ministers, and if you are completely determined to exercise it in obedience … Continue reading

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Help from readers? Prayers for altar boys.

A reader sent this:
We are starting an altar boy bootcamp this September for the EF, and we need prayers before and after serving. Can you send us some, or point us in a direction where we could find some? The … Continue reading

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Prayers for a personal and a larger, ecclesial intention

I have in the past asked you for the support of prayers for personal intentions.  I still have a couple very heavy intentions for which I would still ask your prayers.
However, I also suggest that you spend some time both … Continue reading

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