Monthly Archives: August 2011

QUAERITUR: If I forget to confess a mortal sin, am I still forgiven?

From a reader:

If i forget to confess a mortal/grave sin in the confessional, when i fully intended to confess it before i walked in, is it still absolved?

If you truly forget to confess something, but otherwise make a good … Continue reading

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CatholiCon Continues in Houston

The new media conference CatholiCon continues today in Houston under the guidance of Catholic Underground and Almighty God.  Fittingly, the conference began with sung Vespers on Friday and resolves with Holy Mass on Sunday.  Today there will be more workshops.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Mass prayers – WDTPRS links

Keep your ears open so that on Monday you can tell the readers here about Sunday Mass and perhaps some good point from the sermon.
In the meantime, some grist for the Sunday Mass mill ahead of time.
OF – WDTPRS 22nd … Continue reading

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Small request

My Google Friends thingy has been hovering around 950:
How about helping to get it over 1000?

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QR Code and You

Lots of these today at Catholicon.
Let’s have a WDTPRS poll.

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QUAERITUR: Deacons and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

From a reader:

A deacon did Benediction at our parish today (full-fledged, cope and all.) Is that legitimate?

Yes, in the Latin Church deacons, transitional or permanent, can preside at, give, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.  They dress in their choir dress … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Marines and Holy Mass

On Weasle Zippers, one of the best names eh-vur, have a look at some photos of US Marines on the job.  Scroll down to find a photo of …
Navy priest Lt. Carlos Davantes holds up a communion wafer as he … Continue reading

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Catholicon continues in Houston

Catholicon in Houston continues today. There was an EF Mass this morning. Now there are “Clare Camps”, breakout sessions, on use of tech and on content.
Fr Chris Decker is teaching now.

Jeff Blackwell on audio production.

The Catholic Underground set up:

Live … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: If and when disaster strikes you, do you have a plan?

During breakfast this morning I was watching the news about hurricane “Irene”… odd name for a hurricane… I guess the people who name these things don’t think about what names mean… “Irene” heading toward NYC.
This leads me to the question … Continue reading

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160 million baby girls selectively aborted in Asia and East Europe in last decades

From CNA I share this.  You can read the rest over there.
Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2011 / 07:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Imagine waking up one day to find that every single woman in the U.S. has disappeared.
Picture this, writes … Continue reading

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