Daily Archives: 11 December 2013

Seriously annoying

The “holiday” season is upon us.   I don’t watch much broadcast or cable TV.  I try not to watch commercials when I do.  I keep a remote handy to “mute” the thing when commercial time comes.  But sometimes I … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Lentil Soup 1

I had a strong hankering for Lentil Soup. As a matter of fact, I have had this hankering since I had some in Detroit recently.
Winter is soup season, and it is definitely winter here: temp 7°F.
I found a few good … Continue reading

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TIME and Pope Francis – POY

So, Pope Francis is TIME magazine’s Person of the Year.
That’s about all I have to say about that, given the other names on that list.
Though…
If being Person of the Year is about the impact the person made, could it be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Geneflecting for Communion in 3rd trimester

From a reader:
I attend a NO parish where the priest is working diligently to restore dignity and beauty to the Mass. We are blessed to have him. He encouraged the use of the veil when I (and another woman) [hurray!] … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Genuflections during the Novus Ordo Creed

From a reader:
I know that on Christmas and the Feast of the Annunciation in the Ordinary Form we are required to kneel during the words, “For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the … Continue reading

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