Daily Archives: 5 June 2018

Priest uses a Communion dispenser

So I conclude a brief pastoral nap and open my mail. BAMMO I’m instantly awake at the sight of
“Priest uses a Communion dispenser”
Clicking through I find….

What goes on inside the head of such a priest?
I wrote about this thing back … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “take” Communion instead of “receive”? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In light of your recent question about “First Eucharist ” I was wondering about something else heard frequently. When referring to reception of the Blessed Sacrament some people say they are going to “take” Communion. When I first … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, The future and our choices, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

How the Left wins.

One thing’s for sure: conservatives and traditionalists are lousy at organizing and fighting back in the public square. In fact, too many times they turn on each other, which makes the Enemy cheer us on.
The Left is good at setting … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged | 13 Comments

Looking At Danger: Justice Kennedy, SCOTUS, and Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

Today at Crisis there is a good summary piece about the complicity of catholic Justice Anthony Kennedy with the secularist Left and about the recent SCOTUS decision in the matter of Masterpiece Cakeshop, LTD v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which probably left … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, Religious Liberty, Sin That Cries To Heaven, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

ASK FATHER: First Eucharist or First Communion?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have noticed an uptake lately in referring to first communion as first Eucharist, usually by people who insist on referring to extraordinary ministers of holy communion as Eucharistic ministers. The uptake seems frequent and widespread enough that … Continue reading

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