Daily Archives: 4 October 2019

ASK FATHER: Blessing of pets and of stuffed animals

From a priest… QUAERITUR: Today on the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi many parishes and schools will have a blessing of pets. We did ours this morning at our school and it went well. There were horses, a … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 27th Ordinary Sunday: Of ashes, beggars and you

When we pray with the right attitude, particularly when kneeling before the altar of Sacrifice, joined in heart and mind with our mediator, the priest, Christ Himself makes up for what we are incapable of accomplishing on our own. St. … Continue reading

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1st FRIDAY – Pre-Synod Stations of the Cross

There are many devotions we can use before the Synod.   However, since it is a 1st Friday, perhaps you might use the Way of the Cross. Here also are a few of my audio projects of the Way of the Cross. On … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 1: Cleaning, clerical shops, and cardinalatial gear

Another days dawns.  I brought a portion of my curial calendar along with an old backing.  My calendar informs me that today, in Rome, that sunset is at 18:50, and the Ave Maria is at 19:00. The morning of the … Continue reading

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