Daily Archives: 19 June 2019

ASK FATHER: Obligation to attend the local parish instead of going somewhere else

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Someone told me that I am bound to attend mass at my territorial parish, even though it is a rule that is not followed by many people. I was told this as reason for why I … Continue reading

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Online Shopping Reminder and BIRETTA PROJECT

Folks, when you shop using Amazon, please consider entering Amazon through the links on this blog.  That way I get a small percentage of each sale.  The percentage depends on the product.  It’s very helpful. Amazon didn’t like that I … Continue reading

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Blistering NRO piece flames the recent USCCB meeting

Beware.  This piece from NRO might provoke thoughts that require confession.  I’m not kidding. That said, this blistering entry by Declan Leary jabs a serious bruise.    Themes: passing v. lasting – passivity and reaction v. activity v. proaction. Let’s … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Trying to translate prayers into Latin, but I don’t trust Google

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’m trying to translate a few prayers into Latin, but I don’t trust Google Translate’s accuracy. Is there anything I can do? Let me get this straight… You don’t trust Google? Shhhhhh.  C’mon!  Why are you … Continue reading

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Lib ‘c’atholic outcry in … 3… 2… 1

Lib catholics often fall into the camp of those for whom every utterance of Francis is like to an oracle of the 5th apparition of Vishnu.   They insist that everything he says and does is of the Magisterium.  Anyone who dares … Continue reading

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