Daily Archives: 6 January 2016

Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2016

Just as the Magi were late to the game, so too am I. Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2016 1. Francis will still be Pope. 2. Pres. Obama will continue to trample on the US Constitution. 3. The Holy Year of … Continue reading

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Prayer request

I’ve come down with a nasty bug.  Prayers, please.

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Solemn Mass for Benefactors on 6 Jan – Epiphany

Thanks from the bottom of my beady-black heart to all of you who over the last weeks have sent donations through Christmas cards, or who have made ad hoc online donations, or who have subscribed to monthly, automatic contributions.  Also, thanks to … Continue reading

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Vigil of Epiphany: Special Blessing of Water

Wonderful customs come with the Feast of the Epiphany.  Epiphany is 6 January, by the way. On Epiphany we can bless gold, frankincense and myrrh.  Bring all your spare, unblessed myrrh to your priest… and gold.  Bring lots of spare … Continue reading

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