Daily Archives: 25 December 2012

Christmas Supper

The old phrase is “Anything worth doing, is worth over-doing.”

UPDATE

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Just Too Cool, On the road, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged | 19 Comments

And another thing about the Holy Father’s Mass for Christmas… GRADUAL!

During the Holy Father’s 1st Mass of Christmas last night, something happened which everyone should know about.
Instead of a “Responsorial Psalm”, the schola and a cantor sang the Gradual.  No congregational singing for that.  People were given the opportunity to participate … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Benedict XVI, Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , , | 48 Comments

QUAERITUR: Does a parish priest need the bishop’s permission to do….

From a reader:
Does a parish priest need permission from his bishop to say Mass facing Jesus? Does he need permission to say, “No women on the altar.”
Does he need permission to forbid stupid (but technically “approved”) songs from use during … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

Happy anniversary to me!

Last night happened to be the 30th anniversary of my 1st Holy Communion.  As you will recall, I am a convert.
That took place at St. Agnes in St. Paul, Minnesota also at an orchestral Mass of the Viennese school (i.e., … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged | 26 Comments

Your Christmas Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for Christmas Mass?  Or Masses?
Let us know!  It is always interesting to hear what is being said and there are so many angles to explore.
And some people don’t get very good … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 44 Comments