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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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