Daily Archives: 4 April 2014

ASK FATHER: Father insists I say “Amen” at Communion

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, I receive communion on the tongue while kneeling. Recently, a priest has begun to make an issue that while I am already in the position for communion with my mouth open and tongue out, he … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Burying “extra” Hosts after Good Friday

From a priest… QUAERITUR: I am a new priest. My pastor tells me that after the Good Friday liturgy, he buries any leftover consecrated hosts, so that the tabernacle is “fresh” for the “new beginning” of Easter. Is this a … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Happy baby learns the word “happy”!

Someone sent me this video and I just had to post it. It must be an amazing moment for parents when babies say first clear words. I got a little shiver watching this, and thinking about how our minds work, … Continue reading

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4 April: St. Isidore of Seville, Bishop and Doctor (to which a Prayer is added)

Today is the feast of St. Isidore of Seville, Bishop and Doctor (+4 April 636). He is not to be confused with St. Isidore the Farmer. St. Isidore defended the faith against the Arian heresy, which was still around. It … Continue reading

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Priest denies Sen. Durbin Holy Communion. Bp. Paprocki supports priest.

This is from LifeSite Illinois bishop upholds priest’s decision to deny Communion to pro-abort Sen. Dick Durbin SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, known for his outspoken defense of the right to … Continue reading

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