Daily Archives: 18 November 2017

ASK FATHER: Can the priest receive Precious Blood by intinction?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it permissible for the celebrating priest to receive communion via intinction? Or must they physically eat the host and drink from the chalice? Thank you very much for all you do. I am not sure … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 33rd Ordinary Sunday: the “sign of peace” – Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Since the day I was ordained, I have celebrated both forms of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo and the TLM. When I am called upon to say the Novus Ordo, I jump up and help out.  I prefer the older, … Continue reading

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Robert Mickens – Scaredy Cat

The analogy has been offered before.  Once upon a time there were only a few news outlets which had a strangle hold on news, which was pitched from only one, liberal, view.   Then came talk radio and after that cable. There … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Must I confess mortal sins which I honestly forgot in previous confession?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: After a valid confession, if we later remember a forgotten mortal sin, are we strictly obligated to mention it in our next confession, or is it optional? I have found contradictory answers by both priests and … Continue reading

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