Daily Archives: 29 December 2012

Merenda Time

It’s mid-afternoon coffee time.
How is your supply?

You know what to do.

 

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A suggested Twitter project for @Pontifex

Now that the initial furor around the Holy Father’s Twitter account has died down a little, I want to pass along a suggestion made by a reader who left me a constructive voicemail.
We could designate a day to post prayerful, … Continue reading

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New CatholicsComeHome.org commercial

A few weeks ago I attended a talk given by Tom Peterson who created VirtueMedia.org and CatholicsComeHome.org
Perhaps you have seen some of his commercials.
Here is the latest, with Coach Lou Holtz.
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Here, in case you haven’t seen one of them, is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Friday penance in the Octave of Christmas revisited

Yesterday I facetiously posted about Friday penance during the Octave of Christmas.
Days (other than Sunday) within the Octave of Christmas are not “heavy enough” (as a “solemnity” would be) to “outweigh” the Friday obligation to do some sort of penance … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Recorded music during Mass

From a reader:
Father, is it possible to play recorded mp3s of Gregorian chants during Mass? This scenario is based on the following assumptions:
there is no choir available, the existing choir was newly formed and had little time to practice, and/or … Continue reading

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