Daily Archives: 17 December 2012

POLL: 2013 March For Life in Washington D.C (25 January).

How many readers here are going to participate in any or all of the events surrounding the 2013 March For Life in Washington D.C., on 25 January. I understand there is a TLM being sponsored by a Juventutem group after … Continue reading

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St. Daniel, prophet & Sts. Ananias, Azarias, and Misael

Today, according to my Roman Curia wall calendar, is the feast of St. Daniel, prophet, and of Sts. Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, the three boys in the fiery furnace.

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Can you help? The CD of Advent music by the Benedictine Nuns in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, is doing well on the charts. I have mentioned them before HERE.  I did a review of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Celiac Disease revisited

From a reader: My husband has Celiac Disease. The communion is wheat. What is he to do? You have options. First, you can tell the priest(s) at the parish about the condition and ask if your husband could receive only … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: O Antiphons – 17 December – O Sapientia

On December 17th we enter into that final stretch of our Advent preparation. In the Church’s solemn prayer of the hours, at Vespers, the great “O Antiphons” are sung. Today we have the first. Years ago, I made a little … Continue reading

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Injustice! Why can’t men become women priests too?

From the amusing Eye of the Tiber comes this: Medford, OR––Speaking at a Women’s Rights group at the home of fellow parishioner Florence Hensley of Medford, Oregon this week, 58-year-old Roger Shannahan complained that the group was being sexist for … Continue reading

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Today we begin the final days of Advent, which bring with them the beautiful O Antiphons, or “Great Antiphons”. Years ago I made a page about these antiphons. I have intended (for years) to update the last couple days. The … Continue reading

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