Daily Archives: 18 March 2018

ASK FATHER: Absolution at jail through glass, phone in visitor’s room

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
I’m a priest who occasionally gets asked to hear confessions in a jail where the only way to speak to a person is through glass and a telephone headset. Without using the phone, one can barely hear the other talking through … Continue reading

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The fruits of dumbing everything down, down, ever down.

Over at my old stomping ground, The Wanderer, there is a good piece by Chris Montesano which uses as its springboard the shooting at the school in Florida.  Along the way he quoted Book IX of Plato’s Republic:
“The teacher fears and … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes and Passion Sunday POLL: veils on images

Was there a good point made during the sermon you heard for your Mass of obligation this  5th Sunday of Lent (Novus Ordo).
From this Sunday, traditionally called 1st Sunday of the Passion, it is customary to veil images in churches. … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 33 – 1st Passion Sunday, 5th of Lent: marked with the light of Thy countenance

Today is 1st Passion Sunday, the 5th Sunday of Lent.  The Roman Station is St. Peter’s Basilica on the Vatican Hill.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute … Continue reading

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