Daily Archives: 4 August 2019

Your Sunday Sermon Notes and ASK FATHER: sermons and birettas

Was there a good point made in the sermon during your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. Today I had the pleasure of being deacon for this morning’s Solemn Mass.  One of the local priests had, at the last … Continue reading

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St. John Vianney’s things

The Novus Ordo calendar has St. John Vianney – confessor, the other kind of confessor too, draft dodger, Legion of Honor recipient, patron of priests, for the Feast today, 4 August.  In the traditional calendar, he is celebrated on 8 … Continue reading

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Letter of Francis to priests

Today, Sunday 4 August, in the Novus Ordo calendar Feast of St. John Vianney, Patron of Priests, a Letter of Francis to priests was released. Perhaps it was released in anticipation of the Feast of St. John Vianney celebrated on … Continue reading

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