Daily Archives: 22 August 2017

Great story of a humble man who saw the Blessed Virgin

Be sure to read this at the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald. The five-year-old who testified to the Knock apparition Today [21 August 2017] is the 138th anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin, along with St … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Communion for organist after Mass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: When leaving Church I noticed a deacon (not the deacon of the Mass) giving the Eucharist to the organist after the Mass had ended (up in the choir loft). There is singing or playing any time … Continue reading

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Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri available…. daily!

I can’t post everything people send me.  However, I really like St. Philip Neri. From a reader… A few months ago, I began publishing the Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri through an email list (and also via Facebook and Twitter). … Continue reading

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MADISON: 22 Aug – Pontifical Mass at the Throne – Immaculate Heart of Mary

On Tuesday, 22 August, at 6 p.m., at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, His Excellency Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, will celebrate a Pontifical Mass at the Throne for the traditional Feast of the Immaculate Heart of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest plugged Novus Ordo things into a TLM

From a reader… This past weekend I attended a TLM, let’s just say in New England, where a a couple odd things occurred. 1) The priest came out to the lecturn and read the standard NO “Prayers of the People”. … Continue reading

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Blue vestment sighting

Over at NLM there is a post with photos of Holy Masses for the Feast of the Assumption.  There are some stunners, of course. One set caught my eye.  They are of Pontifical Vespers celebrated by the abbot at Heiligenkreutz. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Could it be a sin to attend a Novus Ordo Mass if you think the TLM is superior?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: If a lay person is presented with the option to attend either a Novus Ordo Mass or a Traditional Latin Mass, and, in turn, (a) believes that the TLM is more substantively and consistently reverent to … Continue reading

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