Daily Archives: 8 April 2017

ASK FATHER: Regular genuflections and… shoes

From a reader… QUAERITUR: All my previous shoes I used during the liturgy [?] died from the same plague. The sole of the right shoe is broken, presumably, due to regular genuflections. I guess the wisdom of the Church should … Continue reading

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Papal Preacher’s 5th Lent Sermon was about the Protestant Reformation

FYI… Via CWN: Papal preacher devotes Lenten sermon to Protestant Reformation Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the Capuchin Franciscan friar who has served as preacher to the papal household since 1980, preached his final [5th] sermon of Lent 2017 to the Pope and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: FSSP – Requiem recording project

For your Just Too Cool file. And now … available for PRE-ORDER at a reduced price.  Release date: 12 May 2017 US HERE – UK HERE

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Happy 1st Anniversary ‘Amoris laetitia’ and a terrific new book alert – ACTION ITEM!

It has been 1 year already since the unleashing of the text of the Post-Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia. It seems longer, in some ways. Since it’s release, sharp divisions have developed in the Church over objectively ambiguous, now infamous elements of Chapter 8. … Continue reading

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About Greek “deipnon… supper”: a meal or a sacrificial meal?

Today, Fr. John Hunwicke of the Ordinariate has a terrific post which every priest and seminarian should read before Palm Sunday (that means “today”, right now as a matter of fact). I won’t give you clippings.  Take and read. HERE

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ASK FATHER: Deacon told by priest to let a layman take his role

From a deacon Could you please address the all too common occurrence where Deacons are asked (or told by the priest) to relinquish their liturgical role to a lay person? Case in point: I was told to allow the music … Continue reading

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