Daily Archives: 10 September 2015

ASK FATHER: Giving Latin Church children sacraments before the usual ages.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My husband and I could potentially have our three children (ages 5, 2, and infant) receive their remaining Sacraments of Initiation while on an extended visit with family in a different state. Though Latin Rite, we … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Pope Francis in a “town hall” TV broadcast on ABC

Check out the update I added about the MSM coverage of the Pope’s great moment on abortion in ABC’s otherwise cringeworthy “townhall”.  Below. ____ ORIGINAL Published on: Sep 5, 2015 While I am confused about why ABC (and not other networks or … Continue reading

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“Is there anything still worth fighting for?”

I don’t watch a lot of TV, and when I do it is usually news or news commentary stuff on cable, and then usually Fox, and even then I am more often than not multitasking. However, from time to time … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Liturgy director tries to forbid altar boys from wearing cassock and surplice.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Our diocesan liturgical director is trying to prevent parishes from having altar servers wear cassocks and surplices, claiming they’re “clerical garb,” so lay people can’t wear them. Is his claim legitimate? Is there any official statement … Continue reading

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The press takes sides before the Synod starts

As Rome wakes up from the summer break, the war for the Synod has begun.  Those who wish changes to Catholic doctrine have allies in the Catholic media and the mainstream media. You should be aware of what is going … Continue reading

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NYC: 7 Oct -Benefit for Benedictine Monks of Norcia

The Benedictine Monks of Norcia are doing wonderful things.  They put sermons and singing of the hours online.  They have a great Gregorian chant disc.  They make exquisite beer.  They have helped the town of Norcia revive.   There will … Continue reading

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NOTE TO READERS: Registration, Comments, getting LOCKED OUT

Even as you read, right now, this blog is under siege by vile spammers trying to register to post their putrid slime. I have logs that show me what’s going on. I ratcheted up the drawbridge and released the gators into the … Continue reading

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