Daily Archives: 22 February 2018

Card. Sarah: return to Communion directly on the tongue while kneeling

A combination of factors has lead to erosion of understanding of the Eucharist and reverence for the Eucharist.  Included in these factors is a near universal insistence that everyone go to Communion at every Mass and, of course, lay ministers … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Recently received missal stand and statue of Our Lady

I received a wonderful leggio or book stand from St. Joseph’s Apprentice who is becoming justly famous for his beautiful portable altars… the ultimate gift for a priest.
In Rome we often used book stands that could swivel.  Thus, if you were at an … Continue reading

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Wherein Rutler thrashes @AntonioSpadaro

At Crisis, Fr. George Rutler has posted a potent counterpoint to Jesuit jibber-jabber (I know… that could be taken for a tautology).  He goes after Antonio Spadaro, SJ, who has issued all manner of nonsense with Olympian authority.
Spadaro is one … Continue reading

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BRAZIL: Did these bishops allow women to concelebrate Mass?

A reader alerted me to this from fratresinunum.com about bishops in Brazil who allow two women to concelebrate Mass with them.  It is in Portuguese.  Not my translation:

Two women “concelebrated” the Mass with bishops of the CNBB. Is this already … Continue reading

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Promoted by @JamesMartinSJ – Jesuits have yoga in church sanctuary at a school

Take a really good look at this, at a Jesuit site on Facebook.

This is yoga in the sanctuary of St. Francis Xavier Church in Manhattan, which also has a well-known High School.   In view is a door that leads … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 09 – Thursday in the 1st Week of Lent: The inexhaustible virtue of the Word

Today is Thursday in the 1st Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is San Lorenzo in Panisperna. 
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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