Daily Archives: 21 December 2015

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

This is a little late, but … was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation?  Let us know.
Can you remember the sermon after more than 24 hours?

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Of the deaths of stars and souls

This is just too cool not to share.  From APOD:

My emphases and comments:
Explanation: It’s back. Never before has an observed supernova been predicted. The unique astronomical event occurred in the field of galaxy cluster MACS J1149.5+2223. Most bright spots in … Continue reading

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SUPER COOL: Baseball player who was a spy in WWII

Do you have a friend or loved one who is a baseball fan?  A student of WWII?
This book would make a great gift.
A reader alerted me to this via email… one of the coolest things I have seen for a long time.
From goodreads:

The Catcher … Continue reading

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HEART WATCH! DAY 5: His Hermeneuticalness’ Health UPDATE

Here is your HHH UPDATE for Day 5 of…
HEART WATCH!
Fr. Finigan is in the hospital after a
“Minor Cardiac Episode.”
I had a note from Father, liberated from THE MINDRAY, saying that he is now dealing with something else…  THE PROTOCAL.
 “The Protocol”, another … Continue reading

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A liturgical low point

Some Lutherans in Germany did this to get people into Church. HERE
What pops into my mind is… “but for Wales?”

Yes, friends. In the Illustrated Dictionary of Stupid, these photos will be by the entry for “crass”.
 
 
Don’t get me wrong. When … Continue reading

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Altar girls and liturgy dominated by women: bad ideas

I’m Fr. Z.. and I endorse this essay by Rachel Lu at Crisis!
My emphases and comments:

In 1994, the Congregation for Divine Worship issued a letter officially specifying that it is licit for females to serve the altar in the role … Continue reading

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Holy See Press Office gets an upgrade!

Here is some good news from Rome for a change…  from the Bolletino:
Nomina di Vice Direttore della Sala Stampa della Santa Sede
Il Santo Padre Francesco ha nominato Vice Direttore della Sala Stampa della Santa Sede, con decorrenza dal 1° febbraio … Continue reading

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