Daily Archives: 26 January 2014

WDTPRS 3rd Sunday after Epiphany – Do It Yourself Edition!

The Post Communion of today’s Mass, on this 3rd Sunday after Epiphany, is spectacular:
Quos tantis, Domine, largiris uti mysteriis: quaesumus; ut effectibus nos eorum veraciter aptare digneris.
Let’s see if you, perhaps collectively, can do something along the lines of my … Continue reading

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Francis hopes women in the Church will be more…”strand-like and cutting”?

There are times when, try as I might, I have no idea what – or whom – Pope Francis is talking about.  I am not alone.
I had a few requests to explain something that Francis said to a group of … Continue reading

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“On the wings of a dove” – A sign from above?

Do any of you remember my anecdote about the unusual appearance of a raven during the “inaugural” Mass Pope Benedict XVI celebrated in St. Peter’s Square in 2005?  HERE

During the Angelus today, “peace doves” were released by Pope Francis in … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard at Sunday Mass?
Let us know.
Today I mentioned, inter alia, the spiritual works of mercy.  Most of you know them by heart, of course, but perhaps there are some young’uns who … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Pudding and Glock edition

I have had a few inquiries recently about Fr. Z’s Kitchen.
Frankly, I haven’t been doing much cooking. The most extravagant thing I have made for myself recently is a grilled cheese (cheddar) on rye. Yum… but not exactly thrilling.

On the … Continue reading

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