Daily Archives: 16 May 2015

ASK FATHER: Marrying first civilly, later sacramentally

From a reader…
I have been married for a few years. When I came to the States a few years ago as an immigrant, I entered on a fiancé visa, and could not work until I was married and obtained a Green Card. … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 2: Mozarabic Edition

This morning I was back in the library for another round. I think one more morning out to do it for me.
Meanwhile, on my way to meet folks for lunch I went by a favorite bookstore. You … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is baptism by fake women ‘priests’ valid?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
While discussing the ecclesial status of someone baptized by an SSPX priest (is the newly baptized person Catholic?), I had a troubling thought: what about someone who is baptized by a Catholic woman who has pretended to be ordained as a … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants and cracks the whip

I received word a few weeks ago about a move that was to be made in the Diocese of St. Petersburg in Florida, by the local bishop, to reduce the celebration of Holy Mass using the 1962 Missale Romanum.
Now I see … Continue reading

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Of a “gay Mass” sermon, the Poles, and a useful marriage resource for priests

A the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a piece you readers of the Fishwrap might want to peruse.    The writer points to a sermon recently given by His Eminence Vincent Card. Nichols of Westminster at … Continue reading

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