Daily Archives: 6 December 2011

QUAERITUR: Dalmatics on deacons! Maniples all around!

From a priest: I enjoyed reading your post a month or so ago about how the use of maniples is really a sine qua non for the New Evangelization.  [Do I hear an “Amen!”?] As a relatively-new, hip, young priest, … Continue reading

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Prayer request for a priest

In your charity, please pray for an old priest who has had a serious stroke, Fr. Robert Auman, who may be known to some of you long and I mean loooong time readers of this blog and of the Catholic … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Mixing Latin and English in the Ordinary Form

From a reader: Last Sunday I attended a Mass where the priest used one Latin phrase during an English-language Novus Ordo: he sang “Mysterium Fidei” after the Consecration. Is this permitted? Would that he had used more! Latin is the … Continue reading

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May I ask your prayers for something?  I need some “speed healing” of an injury on the brink, the day, of some important travel.  Thanks! Grace builds on nature.

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