Daily Archives: 2 February 2015

WDTPRS: Candlemas

Today is the final “peak” arising from the liturgical cycle of Advent/Christmas/Epiphany.  Today, called in the traditional way and according to the older Roman calendar the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Church would cease to … Continue reading

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PRINCETON U: 3 Feb – Sung Mass in the university chapel

I received news that tomorrow, 3 February, there will be a Missa Cantata, Extraordinary Form, at the chapel of Princeton University at 9 pm. HERE If you are nearby, it would be good to give support to this initiative. I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What sort of candles can be blessed at Candlemas?

Here is an oldie question from a reader… QUAERITUR: If I bring personal candles to the EF mass on Candlemass, must they be made of beeswax? Can they be entirely made of non-beeswax (paraffin)? Not sure if the old regulations … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two from the sermon you heard at Mass on Sunday? Yes, you should be paying attention, even to the extreme of being able to remember what was said on Monday! You might also indicate … Continue reading

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MADISON, WI – 2 Feb – CANDLEMAS – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

On 2 February – Candlemas – in Madison, WI, His Excellency Most Rev. Bishop Robert C. Morlino (the Extraordinary Ordinary) will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne. The Mass will begin at 7 pm at the Bishop O’Connor Center. … Continue reading

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Commercial banned from the Super Bowl?

It seems that the NFL didn’t want this commercial during the Super Bowl.

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