Daily Archives: 8 May 2019

A good article that explores what REAL clericalism is. UPDATED

UPDATE 10 May 2019: Fr. Longenecker has a post about different layers of clericalism.  It is well written and has a good insight that builds on what I wrote, below.   Go over there to get the full line of his … Continue reading

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QUIS UT DEUS? Who is like God? 8 May: Feast of the Apparition of Michael the Archangel

Today is the Feast of the Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel, in the Traditional Calendar. You might remember that St. Michael appeared on the top of a mountain in S. Italy, along the back of the “ankle” of the … Continue reading

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8 May Indulgence: Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for 8 May, this day (often right at 1200 noon). Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this … Continue reading

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Deaconettes? Not gonna happen

Here is some of the Q&A with Francis on the airplane for the Bulgaria visit. Josh McElwee, [for pro-women’s ordination] National [c]atholic Reporter:Thank you so much, Holy Father. In Bulgaria you visited an Orthodox community that has continued a long … Continue reading

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