Daily Archives: 18 November 2018

ASK FATHER: My priest doesn’t carry the “emergency phone”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What’s the deal with priests carrying their emergency cellphone on them? [Hmmm… I don’t know what the deal is!] I was disturbed to learn that our priest doesn’t keep it with him. When I asked him … Continue reading

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Sweetheart Grips and Fortune’s Wheel

I can’t resist posting this. There are a lot of after market gizmos and gadgets that one can use to bling-up?… pimp?… one’s 1911 (“Nineteen-Eleven”), that classic, US military issue pistol to which so many (I am not one of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Absolution from a heretical priest and then going to Communion

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Today I went to confession during Sunday Mass at my parish (Novus Ordo, run by a religious order) [Why do I smell trouble?], and even though the priest (not the parish priest) said “I absolve you”, … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday Obligation? Let us know. You were paying attention, weren’t you?

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