Daily Archives: 19 August 2015

ASK FATHER: “I went to confession at a SSPX parish for several years.”

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
After I became Catholic, some friends introduced me to tradition and I began to attend a SSPX parish with them. I went to confession at this SSPX parish for several years. I have heard that the validity of SSPX confessions … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Glass goblet” for the Precious Blood

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
On vacation I attended a mass where the precious blood was offered in a glass goblet, a man in a suit and tie (deacon?) gave the homily and the congregation stood after receiving (that bit shocked me). I’m a just nobody. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priests who do not believe in the Real Presence

From a reader…
It is my understanding that the priest’s intention to consecrate is necessary for transubstantiation to take place. I know that there are Catholic priests out there that do not believe in the Real Presence. If the celebrating priest does not believe … Continue reading

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Wyoming Catholic College – Missae Solemnes!

There was a fine event at one of my favorite places in these USA, Wyoming Catholic College, located in the burgeoning metropolis of Lander, WY.
As you may recall, WCC is the only school around where students can’t have a cellphone … Continue reading

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Catholic Colleges and Big Business Abortion – Planned Parenthood

I direct the readership’s attention to The Cardinal Newman Society‘s report A More Scandalous Relationship: Catholic Colleges and Planned Parenthood
The CNS has a feed on my side bar.  Watch it daily.
Also, at Crisis see the article on Catholic Colleges and Planned Parenthood: New Proof … Continue reading

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What to do if – when – there are no hosts for Mass?

Did you see this?
I want you to get your heads into a mental place where, in an economic collapse or some other kind of catastrophic situation, wheat flour and wine are scarce.
Sometimes when I write in a dystopian way about … Continue reading

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