Daily Archives: 18 February 2013

Cooking for the Pope

I saw a wonderful article on the site of Catholic World Report:
Mother who cooked for Pope recalls his paternal care
Madrid, Spain, Feb 18, 2013 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A woman who helped cook for the Pope during his visit … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Good Friday prayer for the Pope during “Sede Vacante”

When there is no Pope, priests and bishops have to pay attention during the Eucharistic Prayer to omit the name of the Pope.
I received a question today:
If we are still Sede Vacante on Good Friday, is the intercession … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is it an insult for deacons to kneel during the consecration? (I’m not making this up.)

From a deacon:
I was reprimanded today for kneeling at the altar during consecration and told there is an insult in the US church against this -I can find no documents that lead me to believe this is true. Any insight … Continue reading

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Cardinals and their doctorates… or not.

It was once customary for bishops to sport after their names the “D.D.” of the “Doctor of Divinity” degree. Whenever I see that designation I think of a limerick I learned from the late Msgr. Richard Schuler…
There once was a … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino (D. Madison) – super sermon to converts about “moralistic therapeutic deism”

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, gave a super sermon to converts who will enter the Church at Easter.  It was for the Rite of Election on the First Sunday of Lent.
Here is a phrase that … Continue reading

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