Daily Archives: 30 July 2018

A “Catholic Signal Corps” and thinking about a Catholic digital future

I think we need a kind of “Catholic Signal Corps“.
What do I mean?
Firstly, consider that big social media outlets are filtering, censoring, shadow banning content and users whose opinions are not “acceptable” to them.
Consider also that this is going to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Extraordinary Ministers and blessings at Communion time

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am a laywoman recently hired by my archdiocese as a sacristan. In this role I am frequently pressed into service as an extraordinary minister. Last Sunday, as I distributed Communion, a young woman approached with her arms … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: 3 new and 2 important reminders

I have received new books.   Recent arrivals include
First, from the pen of Fr. Cliff Ermatinger comes If You Knew the Gift of God: Grace: What it is, what it does, and how to cooperate with it according to Church Teaching … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Bishops saying private Masses during Vatican II

This is terrific.  Here is old video of some bishops at the Second Vatican Council saying their private Masses!
The best form of concelebration!

Council Fathers offering their Private Masses after the Second Vatican Council was solemnly opened by Pope John XXIII … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass you frequented in fulfillment of your Sunday obligation?
Let us know what it was!
NB: Share a GOOD point.  This isn’t a gripe post.
For my part, I took … Continue reading

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