Daily Archives: 12 October 2011

An evening at Blackfen

We had supper tonight at the rectory Blackfen, the parish of His Hermeneuticalness. I cooked.

We ended up ridiculing the 80′s for a while, as priests will do from time to time.

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Posted in Lighter fare, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 27 Comments

QUAERITUR: Priest sits as lay people distribute Communion

From a reader:
What say you on the subject of a healthy middle-aged priest sitting
out the distribution of Communion to the faithful? When asked why, the priest said he didn’t want to hurt the feelings of the extra (sixth)
EMHC who arrived late … Continue reading

Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged | 52 Comments

Before and After

On a recent visit to Westminster Cathedral I found some publications available to the public.

I decided I better have a look.

Not that I want to influence anyone…. you decide.
Oh… by the way… click the image, above.

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US Anglican Ordinariate imminent this autumn

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, we pick up on comments by Card. Wuerl of Washington DC that soon in the USA some form of the Ordinariate foreseen in Anglicanorum coetibus will be established.
Here is a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Editorializing about the SSPX under the guise of reporting

It is amazing how bad the reporting in larger liberal secular newspapers and services can be when it comes to Catholic issues.  Consider this abysmally deficient blurb from WaPo by someone whose name suggests he ought to be better informed, … Continue reading

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What makes this blog worthwhile

From a reader:
Father,
Thanks for your encouraging words to get to confession. It’s hard
getting the motivation to go, but it is a worthwhile effort once one
bites the bullet and just does it. I finally made the time to go
tonight by leaving … Continue reading

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