Daily Archives: 22 December 2016

Pope Francis’ Christmas Address to the Roman Curia

His Holiness Pope Francis today gave his annual Christmas “greetings” address to members of the Roman Curia.  HERE  With his extemporaneous words at the end, it amounts to some 43oo words and covered 8 single-spaced pages of Times 12 point … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: I don’t feel appreciated as a parish volunteer

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I volunteer a substantial amount of my time and talent to help our priests with sacramental prep, providing music for Mass (which alone takes up several hours), as well as helping to clean the rectory on a regular basis. Furthermore, I … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 26: Virgins

Here is ADVENTCAzT 26, for Thursday of the 4th Week of Advent.
Virgins.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a token of gratitude for my benefactors … Continue reading

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Brick By Brick in Duluth: TLM instituted in a parish

For your Brick By Brick file, from the Duluth Tribune:
Kenwood neighborhood Catholic parish brings back the Latin Mass
The people at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church are worshipping like it’s 1962. [A little Minnesota Prince reference.]
Not all of the people, all of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can I give SSPX followers Holy Communion?

From a reader, a priest…
QUAERITUR:
We offer the old mass every Sunday at midday. Missa cantata with very sound teaching.
There are individuals who choose to attend Sunday mass at an sspx chapel near to us (and no nearer or more convenient … Continue reading

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