Daily Archives: 5 September 2016

“Catholics Come Home!” videos – then and now

In the past I have been impressed favorably by the short, inviting videos made by Catholics Come Home!
REMEMBER: If you are a fallen away Catholic, or you have strayed a bit, all 99.9% of you have to do to “come … Continue reading

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Literate: “What, Papa, is ‘Jesuit’?” Papa: “I think you’d better ask your Mother.”

From the erudite digital pen of Fr. Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment:
September 3 Anno Domini 2116: a family dialogue
An old favourite of some appreciative readers, reprinted by request with one or two tinkerings. 
Literate and Latinate six-year-old: Papa, why was the psalmody of this … Continue reading

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Catholics! WAKE UP!

This leaves me disappointed and, frankly, disgusted.
From The Spectator:
Hillary’s Catholic Con
Barack Obama won a majority of the Catholic vote both in 2008 and 2012. Hillary Clinton, according to pollsters, is poised to do the same. She is leading Trump among Catholic … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can “General Absolution” be scheduled in advance?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Our Dean plans to hold ‘The Rite of Reconciliation of several
penitents with General Confession and Absolution‘ as part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. In a note inserted in our parish newsletter, [Good… it’s in print.] he writes: ‘Pope Francis … Continue reading

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