Daily Archives: 10 April 2017

LENTCAzT 2017 41 – Monday of Holy Week: Jesus goes to Jerusalem

Today is Monday of Holy Week We are in Holy Week The Roman Station is Santa Prassede. Examine your consciences, please, and…. GO TO CONFESSION!

You’ll here something from one of the best chant discs I’ve ever heard, a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to build Catholic identity at a Catholic college?

From a reader… I am a dean at a Catholic college in the US. The majority of faculty and administrators are not Catholic. How does one work to make progress on Ex Corde Ecclesiae when there is passive / semi-active … Continue reading

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Maltese Bp. Scicluna: The Church’s teachings on contraception has softened

UPDATE 10 April: A friend in Rome texted me that he had heard that Malta Today retracted the article about Scicluna.  I went to look at found this.  The story was still indexed, but you couldn’t reach it. ___ ORIGINALLY Published … Continue reading

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Of public works

At Crux there is a story about the opening of a papal sponsored laundry available to the poor and homeless in Trastevere.  At the end we read… When a new McDonald’s opened a few months ago just a few yards … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Palm Sunday singing of Passion was long!

From a  reader… I attend the extraordinary form of the Mass every 6-8 weeks. I’d attend more frequently, but my wife isn’t there yet. So I have a general appreciation for the usus antiquior. That being said, at the Palm … Continue reading

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From an American priest in Venezuela

From Fr. Greg Schaffer, from my native place but serving in Venezuela, in my e-mail: I am not sure if you remember me from St. Paul Seminary…we were there together for one I believe. I have enjoyed reading your blog … Continue reading

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