Daily Archives: 14 January 2016

Anglican Communion suspends US Episcopal Church over same-sex “marriage”

Before anything else let me say: Anglicanorum coetibus! Here’s something slightly interesting. From USA Today: Anglicans suspend Episcopal Church over stance on same-sex marriage The Anglican Communion suspended the Episcopal Church, it’s American branch, from voting and decision-making for three years … Continue reading

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Concerning the death of David Bowie

At Crisis my friend Fr. Rutler reacts to the cloths-tearing grief provoked in some, including some in Rome, by the death of David Bowie. Here are a few of my favorite lines from Rutler: “…the Vatican, just wiping up from its … Continue reading

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Giving Catholic children the gift of music

Yesterday I read in the newest issue of Sacred Music an article about the Ward Method of teaching Gregorian chant to the young. Today I received a note from a priest friend in Texas, Fr. Reynolds, about the music program for the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: People “dunked” the Host in the chalice

From a reader… QUAERITUR: During Holy Communion at Mass on Sunday I observed two individuals who took (not received) the blessed sacrament in hand then proceeded to an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion an we’re allowed to “dunk”. the host … Continue reading

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