Daily Archives: 11 September 2012


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I get many requests by email asking for prayers. Many requests are heart-achingly grave and urgent.
We should support each other in works of mercy.
As long as my blog reaches so many readers in … Continue reading

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Posted in Urgent Prayer Requests | Tagged | 29 Comments

QUAERITUR: Did Jesus feed the Apostles on the tongue at the Last Supper?

From a reader:
Father, do you think Jesus fed His apostles on the tongue when he instituted the Eucharist?
I think it is very likely.
You may try to respond that He didn’t.  Gratis asseritur.
But, I’ll play along….
I respond saying, I hope He … Continue reading

Posted in "But Father! But Father!", "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Lighter fare, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , | 30 Comments

QUAERITUR: During Mass, whole congregation told to raise hands to bless people

From a reader:
At Mass today the congregation was asked to raise their hands in blessing over members that are celebrating an anniversary in Sept. I can’t find anything in the GIRM that addresses raising our hands in blessing at Mass. … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , | 39 Comments

15 Sept – LONDON – Bloggers Guild Meeting – Brompton Oratory – TLM – BLOGNIC/PUB

There is going to be a meeting of The Guild of Blessed Titus Brandsma (a Catholic bloggers guild) at the Brompton Oratory, St Wilfred’s Chapel at 10.30am on 15 September.
God willing, I will be there.
For more on this see the blog Linen … Continue reading

Posted in Blognics, Just Too Cool, On the road, Our Catholic Identity, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 15 Sept – LONDON – Bloggers Guild Meeting – Brompton Oratory – TLM – BLOGNIC/PUB

Comments on Fishwrap’s editorial against Bp. Finn and their call for his removal

Today Fishwrap offers up a fantasy editorial railing against Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.  Based on his conviction by a Kansas City court, Fishwrap demands Finn’s resignation or removal from office.
It would take too many words here to pull their editorial apart, so … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children, One Man & One Woman, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

What is your good news?

Do you have some good news to share with the readers?
I am sure we could use it.

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 34 Comments