Daily Archives: 4 May 2018

Fr Z asks a prayer – UPDATE Socks Plot™

UPDATE 5 May Even times of pain can be amusing. For example, I was contemplating putting on my socks.  For those of you who have experienced back pain, this is not a small undertaking. Part of my Socks Plot™ involved … Continue reading

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4 May – St Monica, intercessor for children who have fallen away from the Faith

In the older, traditional Roman calendar today is the feast of the mother of St. Augustine, St. Monnica, widow.  She died in Ostia (Rome’s port) in 387, when she and her family were heading back to North Africa after Augustine’s … Continue reading

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Priests appeal to Bishops about “pastoral crisis”

This comes from the National Catholic Register via ed Pentin: Priests Appeal to World’s Bishops to Address ‘Pastoral Crisis’ in the Church A group of priests has issued a plea to all the world’s bishops to “reaffirm Christ’s teaching” in the face of … Continue reading

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