Daily Archives: 20 November 2017

Congratulations to Elizabeth and Philip #70thweddinganniversary

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip… 70th wedding anniversary today.

That’s wonderful.  May all marriages be enduring.

I read that the bells of Westminster Abbey would peel for 3 hours today in their honor.  HERE
 
 

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Solemn Mass, Traditional Roman Rite at 2017 National Catholic Youth Conference #NCYC2017

I had mentioned elsewhere that there would be a Solemn Mass in the Traditional Roman Rite at the National Catholic Youth Conference last Friday.
You want some lío?
We’ve got your lío right here!
One of the participants sent some photos:
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Your Feedback and Voicemail and Fr. Z answers with a whine about something

From a reader…I learned that people were not able to post comments from their mobile phones because they got blocked at the PREVIEW part.  I shut off the preview.  However, friends, please proof read.  Posting successive comments saying “I meant … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Is the “annulment” process in the US just a rubber stamp?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have a quick question so I’ll keep this message short. Knowing several Catholics in my childrens’ Catholic school who have been divorced and remarried after getting an annulment, I wonder how to explain it all to my … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why don’t Catholics sing?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
When I go to Mass in the Ordinary Form, I notice that the congregation sings, even if it’s a more traditional parish that sings the ordinaries and the Pater Noster in Gregorian chant in Latin.
Meanwhile, when I go … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER UPDATE: GERMAN! Updated.

I always get excited when a new language version of the Internet Prayer I wrote some years ago arrives in my email. This time, however, it wasn’t a new language translation I received. It was a criticism and revision of … Continue reading

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Benedictine Beer Monks and YOU!

I received a note from the Benedictine Monks of Norcia, in Italy.  They are still dealing with the aftermath of the horrible earthquakes that shook the region, bring down their ancient church and other buildings in the area.
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ASK FATHER: Where to get a decent cassock?

From a reader…
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My husband serves for the Traditional Latin Mass at our parish. He has mentioned that he’d like his own cassock and surplice for Christmas.
Do you know of a good place to get a nice looking one that won’t … Continue reading

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Questions? ASK FATHER. Contact? Voicemail? Snail Mail? Christmas cards?

For years I had a site called the “Ask Father Question Box”.  Several priests with expertise in various fields took and answered questions.  We had many thousands of pages of Q&A.  I am thinking of reviving the project.  I still … Continue reading

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