Daily Archives: 9 November 2016

ASK FATHER: Should I be a permanent deacon?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Dear Father, I am in my early/mid 30s, married with two children. I am considering the permanent diaconate- Our diocese is one where priests are overworked; at my grandmother’s funeral, no priest was available for the … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! 14 NOV – SOLEMN TLM at St. Patrick’s in NYC!

For all of you within striking distance of NYC, this is IMPORTANT. Change whatever you have on your schedule in order to attend.  Bring family.  Bring friends.  Bring strangers.  Clone people and bring them too. From my correspondent: For the … Continue reading

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I’m doing my Christmas shopping now, so that Advent can be Advent.  I will certainly get things from the Wyoming Coffee Carmelites and the Summit Soap Sisters. I just received from the wonderful Benedictines of Mary Queen of Apostles in … Continue reading

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What are we Catholic Americans to do?

You might trot over to Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) and read the epitome of a spittle-flecked nutty. Michael Sean Winters (aka Wile E. Coyote of contemporary liberal Catholicism) is unhinged on this first full day on which we called Donald Trump “President-Elect” … Continue reading

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The corpse of Millard Fillmore can rest in peace for another 4 years. And now let us continue to pray for these USA and also roll up our sleeves and, with grace, work hard for holiness according to our vocations. And … Continue reading

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