Daily Archives: 11 September 2012


Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Continued from THESE. 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … 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.

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