Daily Archives: 20 April 2017

ASK FATHER: Eating meat on Friday in the Octave of Easter

Let’s get out in front of this before the calendar clicks over to Friday
From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
My wife and I recently returned to the traditional friday abstinence from meat year round.
Traditionally, would the friday abstinence from meat also apply during fridays of … Continue reading

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NEW Fr. Z Swag Available: Pope BENEDICT XIV Lambertini (1740-1758)

The XIVth Popes are pretty impressive Pontiffs.
We know and love Papa Ganganelli – Clement XIV of Happy Memory – in particular for his suppression of the Jesuits.
But let us also consider the greatness of Papa Lambertini – Benedict XIV of especially Happy Memory – … Continue reading

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A note to readers…

To comment here, you have to be registered and your registration must be approved.
Registrations go into a queue, which I check when I can.  I’m not always near my computer.  Be patient.  Check once in a while to see if it … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can we go to an SSPX Mass and receive Communion?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
We prefer to attend Ascension Day Mass on Ascension Day whenever possible. This year, we have 2 options – drive 2 hours later in the evening with 4 young children), or attend an SSPX chapel about 30 min … Continue reading

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PASCHALCAzT 2017 51 – Easter Thursday: Hristos Anesti!

Today is Easter Thursday.  I wish you and yours a blessed and grace-filled Octave.
Today’s Roman Station is the Basilica of the Twelve Apostles.
Easterners sing to us.
Meanwhile, if you don’t have it yet….
US HERE – UK HERE

 

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