Daily Archives: 5 April 2014

ASK FATHER: Sister goes shopping while carrying the Eucharist to the sick. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader…
I work at a religious supply store and yesterday a local religious sister came in and asked to be shown our selection of pyxes. I led her to the cabinet where they are kept and indicated that some … Continue reading

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2 Priests, 1 Sister kidnapped in Cameroon

From BBC:
Priests and nun kidnapped in Cameroon
Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Cameroon, Italy’s foreign ministry and media reports say.  [Lemme guess... could they be.... Mormon missionaries?  Quakers?]
Gunmen ransacked the building in … Continue reading

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POLL: Covering of images for 1st Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent

From this Sunday, traditionally called 1st Sunday of the Passion, it is customary to veil images in churches.
What is going on where you are?
This is a fine old tradition.  It has to do with deprivation of the senses and the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 5th Sunday of Lent: His love lives and works in and through us.

Traditionally this upcoming Sunday is called First Passion Sunday or First Sunday of the Passion.  “Passiontide” begins.
It is also known as Iudica Sunday, from the first word of the Introit of Mass (from Ps 42/41), and sometimes Repus (from repositus … Continue reading

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