Daily Archives: 23 December 2013

WARNING! Tradition: A Danger To Your Children?

This is pretty funny. I saw this at Badger Catholic (nice guys):

Laugh over this and other amusing scenarios over some Mystic Monk Coffee in your very own Prometheus-sized mug.
For those of you who don’t have one of these… you can … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Bp. Jenky (D. Peoria) requests… Rogation Days?

From a reader:
Bishop Jenky (Diocese of Peoria) has just announced that he is petitioning the Congregation for Divine Worship to allow for Rogation Days to be added to the liturgical calendar for the Church of Peoria.  (Letter of announcement available on his … Continue reading

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A few thoughts about changes to the Congregation for Bishops. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

A lot of you are asking by email my take on Pope Francis’ not confirming Card. Burke as a member of the Congregations for Bishops and for Saints.
The fact is that the members of these Congregations are routinely shifted around. … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Be The Maquis, Benedict XVI, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Drill, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

Once upon a time, 23 and 24 Dec were days of abstinence

It is a Christian custom that we fast before our feasts.
Back in the day 23 and 24 December were days of fasting and abstinence.
Did you know that?
May I suggest to you good readers that you do something along these lines?
Perhaps … Continue reading

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