Daily Archives: 28 May 2012

QUAERITUR: I don’t know if the priest gave me a penance during confession. Are my sins forgiven?

From a reader:
Father,
I went to Confession this weekend and the confessor was a man with a very thick [FOREIGN] accent. On top of that, while pronouncing the absolution he seemed… a little out of it (that sounds like a bit … Continue reading

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Is it easier to pray in your car in the parking lot than in church before or after Mass?

Today on the digital, full version of the UK’s best Catholic Weekly, The Catholic Herald (to which you can subscribe from anywhere in the world), I found a good letter to the editor, an image of which I post, below:

“But … Continue reading

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France: Muslims enter church, throw rocks during mass

I picked this up from the blog Etheldreda’s Place of frequent commentator here, Supertradmom.
You know, these days there just aren’t enough girls being named “Etheldreda”.
In any event, take a look at this, which I lifted from the aforementioned.  Go visit … Continue reading

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Very Cool Stuff: A dad and IRLP (that’s Ham Radio lingo) and panning for gold

As some of you know, I have been studying for my Ham Radio license.  I am squared away with the Technician’s License material and could do that exam at any time, but right now life is really – excuse the … Continue reading

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7 October: Sts. John of Avila and Hildegard of Bingen to be proclaimed Doctors of the Church

From VIS:
ST. JOHN OF AVILA AND ST. HILDEGARD OF BINGEN TO BE PROCLAIMED DOCTORS OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH
Vatican City, 27 May 2012 (VIS) – After celebrating Mass this morning in the Vatican Basilica for the Solemnity of Pentecost, the Holy … Continue reading

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Any Good News?

What is your good news these days?

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Were there some good points in the sermon you heard for Pentecost?
Let us know what they were.

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