Daily Archives: 3 February 2014

ASK FATHER: Valid absolution from Orthodox priest, but not from SSPX priest?

From a reader…
Quaeritur:
Why is absolution from an Orthodox priest valid but absolution from an SSPX priest invalid? I was told by someone that this is one argument from the SSPX as to why their Confessions are valid.
This won’t satisfy some … Continue reading

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Stay frosty, my readers. Things are getting weird out there.

As my eyes scan around and watch the signs of the times, these two items seem to me eerily related.
First, from Breitbart:
SUPER BOWL 2014: RIOT POLICE RESTORE ORDER IN SEATTLE AFTER SEAHAWKS WIN
After the Seattle Seahawks won their first Super … Continue reading

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Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

Here is something for your Just Too Cool file.
They Getty Foundation collaborated to render the Ghent Altarpiece in 100 billion pixels. Yes, that’s billion with a b.
HERE

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Priest (D. Brentwood, UK) claims we can use obsolete English translation of Missal. FAIL.

UPDATE:  HERE
Readers of Protect the Pope have informed us that Bishop Thomas McMahon has acted decisively against Fr Butler’s letter advocating that they abandon the revised Roman Missal by writing to the priests of Brentwood diocese to refute his arguments and … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 3 Feb: St. Blaise – life is dangerous business

COLLECT:
Exaudi, Domine, populum tuum,
cum beati Blasii martyris patrocinio supplicantem,
ut et temporalis vitae nos tribuas pace gaudere,
et aeternae reperire subsidium.
LITERAL TRANSLATION:
O Lord, graciously hear Your people
begging by means of the patronage of blessed martyr Blaise,
that you grant us to delight in … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Did you desire to completely destroy your relationship with God?” A serious error some priests are into.

From a reader…
Quaeritur:
Recently went to confession at a parish near my new job.  I hadn’t been there ever before. I mentioned the phrase “mortal sin”. The priest said, “I don’t think there was any mortal sin. Mortal sin requires three … Continue reading

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Registration and spammer attacks on the rise

A note to everyone:
There has been a sharp uptick of attacks on the registration form and on the combox.
I am getting lots of false registrations.  Also, I received a notification of a request from “someone” to be white-listed, to be … Continue reading

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