Daily Archives: 5 July 2017

ASK FATHER: Won’t go to Mass celebrated by a married priest

From a reader…
What advice can one give to a person who will not go to Mass celebrated by married priest?
There is nothing in canon law or theology that prevents people from being silly.
Presumably this silly … Continue reading

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The war on John Paul II’s Magisterium: Veritatis splendor

From Sandro Magister.
Müller Out. But the Real Attack Is Against “Veritatis Splendor”
On Sunday, July 2, the very day on which Pope Francis removed Cardinal Gerhard L. Müller as prefect of the congregation for the doctrine of the faith, from all the Catholic … Continue reading

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Roman Concrete, the Roman Rite, and YOU

The ancient Romans really knew how to build.
They built the Roman Rite, after all.
The Roman Rite is a foundation of the West.
The Roman Rite reflects the Roman “Thing”, its genius.  The Roman genius is to be concrete, clear, concise.
Latin is … Continue reading

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Parish starts ‘ad orientem’. Parishioner whines. Pastor responds.

I had a note from a reader about a parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit which moved towards ad orientem worship last January.  It seems that someone got her panties in a twist about it and wrote a nastygram email to … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 4th Sunday after Pentecost – SECRET: prevenient grace

From a reader…
A request: how about a post on the Secret prayer from the 4th Sunday after Pentecost? In my years of teaching Catechism classes, that’s one which I was happy to know always fell in the summer, so that … Continue reading

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