Daily Archives: 14 August 2015

ASK FATHER: “Blood” omitted from the consecration

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Recently at my parish, we had a retired priest say masses while our priest was away. In addition to improvising prayers during the Collect, he changed the wording of the Words of Institution. During the consecration of wine, … Continue reading

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St. Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr: Pray for dissident ‘c’atholic media!

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest put to death at Auschwitz.
St. Maximilian Kolbe, has a special relevance for Catholic media.
I would ask all of you to say a prayer to him, asking his intercession with … Continue reading

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The Flag, Pope Francis, Cuba and Religious Freedom

Look… Pope’s meet with all sorts of people.  That said, I direct your attention to a piece at USA Today by Nichols Hahn of Real Clear Religion.  My emphases.
Havana’s U.S. flag no victory for pope: Column
Secretary of State John Kerry’s historic flag-raising … Continue reading

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Update on the LCWR Assembly of the Great Swirly

We need an update on the Assembly of the Great Swirly, the LCWR annual confab at the Hyatt Regency in Houston.
They had a speech by one Fr. Stephen Bevans, SVD.  No, he’s a priest.  He couldn’t be bothered to dress like … Continue reading

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