Daily Archives: 9 November 2015

Fr. Z asks for help: houseling cloths (communion rail)

Where I help out on Sundays we are planning on adding “houseling” cloths, cloths over the Communion rail. The Communion rail is used at the parish for all Masses.  It is wonderful how smoothly, quickly and reverently Communion time goes. Here … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT UPDATES: Blasphemous public sign at Sts Columba and Brigid in Diocese of Buffalo

IMPORTANT UPDATE: 2006 GMT: I received this via email from a reader who contacted the office of the Bishop of Buffalo.  Here is the response he received. Message: Hello ___, Please see the following message from Bishop Malone: Thank you for … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Send electronic donations to parish by texting during Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’m not a registered user of your blog but I do “lurk” on a daily basis. I would appreciate it if you could comment on the following which was written up in our Sunday (Nov. 8th) Bulletin. “Next … Continue reading

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The historical view – the “long view” – Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Pope Francis is confusing.  Reasonable people won’t deny that.  He is confusing to both the Left and the Right, as well as the tepid, but for different reasons. Some people are really upset by him.  I spend quite a bit of energy in … Continue reading

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