Daily Archives: 1 November 2017

Fr. Z remembers an old friend, Rev. Mr. Harold Hughesdon

One of the influential figures in my conversion was a Englishman, a permanent deacon at my home parish of St. Agnes in St. Paul.
The late Rev. Mr. Harold Hughesdon, who died some years ago, had been in the Westminster Cathedral … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Mass obligation and falling asleep during Mass

From a reader…
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This morning at Mass (All Saints), as I held a sleeping toddler and fought fatigue myself, I recalled the Holy Father’s recent words (echoing St. Therese of Lisieux) about not being too upset about falling asleep during prayer … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Too much Precious Blood consecrated. Who should consume?

From a seminarian…
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First and foremost I have to thank you immensely for this blog, which has greatly helped me and some of my brothers from our Seminary down here in Brazil (where stuff like those on Fishwrap are rather commonplace … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – All Saints: “Lift up your countenance to heaven, then.”

The Collect for today’s Mass for All Saints is the same in both forms of the Roman Rite.  It it found already in the 8th century Liber sacramentorum Engolismensis. It was also, with variations in the Gelasian Sacramentary, among the prayers … Continue reading

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UPDATES: Former theologian of US Bishops Doctrine Committee on Church under Pope Francis

UPDATE:

Fr. Thomas Weinandy has been fired by the @USCCB https://t.co/ip0CdkWtJW pic.twitter.com/fqeuNh8oB2
— Matthew Schmitz (@matthewschmitz) November 1, 2017

More updates to come… look below.
Originally Published on: Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:38
Read at Crux, the piece about Fr. Thomas Weinandy comments on what … Continue reading

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