Daily Archives: 7 November 2015

ASK FATHER: Father told penitent to go to a different priest

From a reader…
Last year during Advent, my parents went to a Confession service at a parish different than theirs and my dad had an unusual situation. This particular parish has a large Hispanic population, so they had several bilingual priests … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The pastor anoints everyone at Mass, sick or old or not – everyone.

From a priest …
Every year at this time, my pastor has a communal anointing of the sick at mass. At the mass, everyone gets anointed, whether they need it or not. Is this correct? What should I, a lowly curate, do … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Our Saviour Church in Manhattan – “Hare Krishna!”

A reader alerted me to something at Fr. Rutler’s former parish in Manhattan, Our Saviour Church.

At Dandavats we find the video:
Devotees conduct kirtan in a Christian church, New York (1 min video)
In late September, a few friends and I were … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Calls, clubs and cables

Now for another edition of Ham Radio Saturday.
I created a page for the List of YOUR callsigns.  HERE  Chime in or drop me a note if your call doesn’t appear in the list.
The first Ham Radio news of global importance is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 5th Sunday after Epiphany: Martial family or familial military? You decide.

Sunday’s Collect, for the 5th Sunday (left over) after Epiphany – Dominica V quae superfuit Post Epiphaniam – in the pre-Conciliar 1962MR, happens to have survived for the 5th Ordinary Sunday in the Novus Ordo.
So how can Sundays be ‘left over’?” Here is what … Continue reading

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