Daily Archives: 20 May 2014

Wherein Fr. Z corrects some diaconal misinformation about the Missal of St. John XXIII – UPDATE

UPDATE 21 May:
Rev. Mr. Ditewig has changed his original post around a bit and has apologized.
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The usually sensible Rev. Mr. Kandra and the, well, I suppose less than always sensible (he seems to support women’s ordination and he has some … Continue reading

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Posted in Lighter fare, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Drill, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , , | 37 Comments

REVIEW: The ULTIMATE Priest’s Gift – Super Cool Portable Altar

Sometime ago I learned of a carpenter who made a portable altar of wood, rather like a suitcase, with wings that folded out and drawers, and an embedded altar stone. I contacted the carpenter and he said he would make … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

Sr. Jeannine Gramick asked Pres. Obama to expand abortion throughout the world

Sr. Jeannine Gramick has signed a letter to Pres. Obama asking that abortion be expanded throughout the world.  PDF of the letter HERE. Guardian story HERE.
Sr. Gramick is, as you may recall, one of those immortalized in my post NUNS GONE … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Liberals, Magisterium of Nuns, Women Religious, You must be joking! | Tagged , , | 52 Comments

ASK FATHER: Moving priests every 6 or 12 years

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
As you mentioned in one of your other posts, it’s the the season of ordinations. It’s also the season for priest transfers. Our pastor of 12 years is being transferred to a different parish in another city of … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Priests and Priesthood | Tagged , , | 52 Comments