Daily Archives: 12 December 2016

What are your Advent and Christmas customs?

First, I’ll remind you, please, when shopping via Amazon, use my search box on the sidebar.  I’ll get a small percentage of each item you get.  I have no way of seeing who buys what, by the way.  Get your … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Holy ICE! Holy Water freezing in the stoop.

From a reader…
I have included some pictures as a visual aid for my question.
Today I went to confession at a church well over 100 years old. As such, the entrance ways are quite cold in the winter, especially right now … Continue reading

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New Dean of the Roman Rota appointed

Note that Msgr. Maurice Monier was appointed PRO-Dean. That means that Pinto is not necessarily retired. As a matter of fact it looks like Pinto is staying in place, according to a well-placed friend. So, BOTH Pinto and Monier will be … Continue reading

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Pope Francis pummels traditional priests, seminarians, laity … again. What can we learn from that?

UPDATE 14 Dec 2016:
Jan Bentz of LifeSite has a follow up piece.
___  Originally Published on: Dec 12, 2016 ___
Over the last few years, Our Holy Father Pope Francis has said some pretty awful things about priests.  He doesn’t limit himself to … Continue reading

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Knights of Columbus bankroll Crux. Do @KofC also hold @Crux editorial positions?

I saw a piece at Crux today which left me disappointed.  The piece in question is an opinion hit-job by Austen Ivereigh against anyone who dares to suggest that there are problems with Chapter 8 of Amoris laetitia.
Ivereigh is a “contributing … Continue reading

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