Daily Archives: 8 January 2018

More altar rails! We need many many more altar rails!

From the NCRegister:
Altar Rail Puts Communicants on Right Track
Priests and parishioners explain the value of kneeling when receiving Communion.
Joseph Pronechen
In many parishes, a once-standard sanctuary staple is making a comeback: the altar rail.
“Having an altar rail has really brought back … Continue reading

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2018 #MarchForLife – Annual TLM – “Nellie Gray Mass”

If you are going to be in the Washington DC area at the time of the March for Life, remember that there is an annual TLM at Old St. Mary’s.
Saint Mary Mother of God Catholic Church
Washington, DC
Friday 19 January 2018
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These faux icons are, by now, so tiresome.

I saw this with a measure of horror, though not of surprise, given the Jesuit source and subject…

Dear friends: I’m so happy to share with you this new icon by Robert Lentz, OFM, the great iconographer (with his permission) of … Continue reading

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“ENGAGE THE MESMERIZER!” Sheer fun.

“Engage the Mesmerizer.”
No, the Mesmerizer is not an Austrian bishop minion of Ming the Merciless who thence performs a philosophical fan dance to convince you of Thomism which isn’t really there.
This is a line from the rollicking fun SiFi novel… … Continue reading

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2018 March For Life – Plenary Indulgence

CNA reports that those who participate in the March For Life in Washington DC can gain a plenary indulgence.
Participating in the March for Life? There’s an indulgence for that.
Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics participating … Continue reading

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