Daily Archives: 3 September 2012

QUAERITUR: To attend a Polka Mass or not to attend?

From a catechumen:
My family and I are not yet Catholic, but I will be completing a “Summer” RCIA class and will be brought into the Church sometime in December. I’ve studied and read and prayed about this for nearly 3 … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest instructs us to stand during the Eucharistic Prayer. Fr Z POLL!

POLL BELOW!
From a reader:
Father, today I attended a rather liberal parish (the choirmaster was wearing a Nuns on the Bus t-shirt). After the Sanctus, 3/4 of the people began kneeling, while the rest stood. The priest paused from the reading … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Introducing new parish families at Mass

From a reader:
It seems from parish to parish many have the custom after the closing prayer when announcements are given to ask new families or visitors to stand up and introduce themselves. It can add a bit more time to … Continue reading

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Adoration of The One is still strong as the Dems convene

Here’s is something to ponder.
I picked this up at The Blaze after a reader alerted me to it.
This is not official campaign merch but it is being handed out, it seems, at the Dems convention.
How about a calendar that includes an … Continue reading

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Newt on the Democrat Party’s extremist abortion plank and on liberal bias

Here is a really interesting video.  Newt Gingrich goes off on some liberals about tax-payer funded abortion and liberal bias on Meet The Press.
I would still have liked to see him mop the floor with the incumbent.

Technorati Tags: abortion, liberal … Continue reading

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CME IMPACT: geomagnetic storm underway

From Spaceweather:
CME IMPACT: As expected, a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit Earth’s magnetic field on Sept. 3rd at approximately 1200 UT (5 am PDT).  The impact induced measurable ground currents in the soil of northern Scandinavia and sparked bright auroras … Continue reading

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Two notes about the late Card. Martini (R.I.P.)

Carlo Maria Card. Martini, SJ, died.  I have little to say about him.  However, I found in our Catholic blogosphere two comments on his death which are useful.
By way of introduction, in early August Card. Martini did an interview for … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Do you have some good news to share with the readers?  It is always edifying!

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UK: Confraternity of Catholic Clergy Annual Colloquium 23-24 Oct. Archbp. DiNoia, Fr. Lang, et al.

Here is something for all my priestly friends in the UK. I received this from a clerical friend, whom I hope to see during September:
The British Confraternity of Catholic Clergy will hold their second annual colloquium at the Oratory School … Continue reading

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