Daily Archives: 23 December 2012

Benedict XVI: two Old Testament warrior women and peaceful Mary

The Holy Father made a good point in his Angelus Address today. He said: Elizabeth, welcoming Mary, recognizes that the promise of God to humanity is being fulfilled and she exclaims, “Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point from the Sunday sermon you heard for this 4th Sunday of Advent. Advent, I say.  It is not yet Christmas! Let us know the good points! PS: Yes, I am trying to get you to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I receive Communion at Midnight Mass and then again during the day?

This comes up every year: If I go to Midnight Mass, and it really starts at Midnight, and I receive Holy Communion, and if I go to Mass again during Christmas Day, can I receive Communion again? Yes. The 1983 … Continue reading

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From a priest about hearing confessions, and reviving the Sacrament of Penance

From a priest: Blessings and peace to you. I just wanted to add a confessor’s piece to the many penitent’s testimonies that you have been posting. During Advent I have been inviting and pursuing the parish to go to confession. … Continue reading

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