Daily Archives: 12 May 2016

Some feminine observations about deaconesses (aka deaconettes)

Did you all know that, a few years ago, the question of deaconettes was put to the International Theological Commission (under the aegis of the CDF)?  Yes, indeed!  HERE The Commission has no teaching authority. However, they did come down … Continue reading

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THEY’RE HERE! Action Item Update – Red Pontifical Vestments Project – PHOTOS

UPDATE:   I got them hung up in the sacristy. Then I switched plans and laid out the dalmatics and chasubles of both the red and purple in drawers which I rearranged.  The copes and other pieces such as the … Continue reading

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Francis and the Deaconesses… aka Deaconettes

First, today I saw a piece at Breitbart that Pope Francis popularity has dropped.  HERE That said, I have received links to various articles saying that the Pope has considered establishing a commission to study the issue of the ordination … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen: Concerning the making of tea, biscuits and Zagnut bars

I have recently received from a reader in Blighty a rather nice porcelain tea pot and a little crate of tea. Remember: You can buy TEA from the Wyoming Coffee Monks. That said, I am determined to make tea properly. … Continue reading

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