Daily Archives: 3 June 2015

ASK FATHER: Father didn’t make Sign of the Cross at absolution

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I went to confession this morning preparation for Ascension Mass, the priest was wonderful, yet when it came to the absolution part, i could see through the holes of the screen that the priest didn’t make the sign of the cross … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Where is Father supposed to be during the Novus Ordo?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
When ‘presiding’ at the NO ‘facing the people’, is there anything that mandates that during things like the Collect, or the Kyrie, or the Gloria, or the Communion prayer, that the priest has to face the people? I help at parishes … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What to say in Roman Canon when in Territorial Abbey?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
What name is put in the Canon at ‘Antistite nostro N.’ when in the territory of a Territorial Abbey?
The General Instruction of the Roman Missal 149 provides us with a somewhat clear answer for the Novus Ordo Missae:
“The … Continue reading

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St. Charles Lwanga, martyred by sexually deviant King

Today we might contemplate the various ways in which the State is encroaches in our lives and tries to force us to do things that are repugnant to nature and to God’s laws.
Today is the feast day of a saint, who … Continue reading

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Nancy “the Theologian” Pelosi… words fail!

Nancy “the Theologian” Pelosi… words fail!
From LifeSite:
Nancy Pelosi: Gay ‘marriage’ is ‘consistent’ with Catholic teaching
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, says that same-sex “marriage” is perfectly “consistent” with Catholic Christianity.
Pelosi brought her … Continue reading

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