Daily Archives: 20 March 2016

A Palm Sunday Image

A few more… from the Solemn Mass I celebrated with the gracious participation of Deacon and Subdeacon… The celebrant begins in a red cope and the other ministers are in red dalmatic and tunic.  After the procession and final prayer after the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: My Catholic son is marrying a Lutheran. Can a priest bless the marriage?

From reader… QUAERITUR: My son is Catholic and woman he will marry is Lutheran. Her father is a minister and will be doing the ceremony. May a Catholic priest be present to bless the marriage? What is the rule? The Church requires … Continue reading

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Your (Palm) Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for this Palm Sunday? Let us know!

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Now that whole sad issue of the washing of the feet of women has been settled by the powers-that-be, I’m hearing from people all over the place that their “Mandatum” is being dropped from their Holy Thursday Masses. In any event, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – The Transforming Example

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.  The Sacred Triduum (triduum from tres dies – “three day space”) were once days of obligation when people were freed from servile work so that they could attend the liturgies, once celebrated … Continue reading

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