Daily Archives: 16 March 2016

ASK FATHER: A Host was dropped, the minister did nothing, and neither did I!

From a reader…
I recently started reading your inspiring blog and would like to pose a question regarding what is the appropriate response to a liturgical abuse during Holy Communion. I have been plagued with guilt since the incident.
Last December, I attended a 0700 Sunday Mass … Continue reading

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VERY COOL: St. Michael the Archangel flies again!

For years the famous Mont-Saint-Michel off the coast of France has been undergoing a lot of work.  Le Figaro has a story about the dismounting of the gilded statue of St. Michael from the pinnacle of the island town, from it’s monastic … Continue reading

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New interview with Benedict XVI in Avvenire

I just noticed the news at LifeSite that Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI gave an interview to Avvenire, which is the daily of the Italian Bishops Conference. Yes, they have their own newspaper.
The interview is refreshing.
At this point I haven’t seen … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest asks for name during confession

From a reader…
What should I say when a priest, while in the confessional, wants to know my name? Or a priest that holds the belief that by knowing me personally he, by hearing my confession, will help me be more … Continue reading

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