Daily Archives: 1 February 2017

Candlemas Eve and Candlemas Poetry

Today is Candlemas Eve, and tomorrow is the Feast of the Purification.  We call it Candlemas because, with the references to light in the liturgy, we bless candles.
Here are some poems for Candlemass
First and foremost, making a reference to the removal … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z apologizes and explains a response to a reader’s question

I need to explain something and to apologize if I caused wonder or confusion.
On 27 January I posted an response to a person’s question:
QUAERITUR:
Given the rate things are going for this current pontificate, would it be sinful to pray that, if … Continue reading

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4 Confraternities of Catholic Clergy: Statement on Amoris Laetitia

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy of these USA, of Australia, of Ireland, and of England – four Confraternities – issued a joint statement about Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia.
Statement of the Confraternities of Catholic Clergy
01/02/2017
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2 Feb – CANDLEMAS – Madison, WI – Pontifical Mass at the Throne

On Thursday, 2 February, at 7 PM His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Candlemas.
The location of the Mass is the Chapel at Holy Name Heights (once Bishop O’Conner Center) in … Continue reading

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Card. Müller weighs in on ‘Amoris Laetitia’, informally answers the Five Dubia

The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is doing his job.  His Eminence Gerhard Ludwig Card. Müller, has given a long interview to the Italian Catholic monthly Il Timone.  Title: “You don’t negotiate Truth.”  He comments on … Continue reading

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