Category Archives: Both Lungs

LENTCAzT 2018 00: Shrove Tuesday – Get out your armor, pilgrim’s shoes and cloaks

And so we begin again a series of daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.
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ASK FATHER: Considering moving to a Ukrainian Catholic Parish

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I attend a NO parish and am considering moving to a Ukrainian Catholic Parish for a variety of reasons but mainly because I am attracted to the Divine Liturgy and the beautiful traditions they have held onto…not to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can an Eastern Catholic priest confirm a Latin Catholic

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is it licit for a child who has received the sacraments of baptism and first communion in the Western Rite to receive the sacrament of confirmation from an Eastern Rite priest?
Canon 696 of the Code of the Canons of the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Must a Latin Church Catholic going to an Eastern Church still obey Latin laws?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:

Is a Latin Rite Catholic who is married to an Eastern Rite Catholic, has Eastern Rite children, attends an Eastern Rite parish, but has not been canonically transferred still obliged to follow the precepts of the Latin Rite (Holy Days of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do I fulfill my Sunday obligation at an Eastern or SSPX church?

From a reader…
Are SSPX Masses and Eucharist licit for Roman Catholics? This Triduum was heart-wrenching as we had the “full band” (organ, piano, guitar, drums and cymbals) playing during Holy Thursday AND Good Friday!
There is no Tridentine Mass celebrated in … Continue reading

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Russian Orthodox now to celebrate more Western Saints including St. Patrick

Here is some interesting East and West, both-lungs news which is also seasonal.
From blog Ad Orientem (excellent title):

St. Patrick of Ireland and other Western saints officially added to Russian Orthodox Church calendar
St. Patrick, the great enlightener of Ireland, [The Enlightener… great … Continue reading

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Brick By Brick: a great East and West, “both lungs” development

Here’s some good news.  A reader alerted me to a great East and West “both lungs” development.
From The Sudbury Star in Ontario:
Church revives Latin mass
For a group of worshippers who gather at St. Michael’s Church in Coniston, moving forward also … Continue reading

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Solemn ANATHEMA against heretics – Sunday of Orthodoxy

UPDATE 7 March:
I received this note from an Archimandrite:
Dear Father, I thought you might be interested in reading what the “Rite of Orthodoxy” actually says so please see the two following
links:  HERE and HERE
 
___ Originally Published on: Mar 6, 2017
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More on the “mutual enrichment” theme: West meets East Edition

More about “mutual enrichment” comes from Catholic World Report.
First there was a piece Fr. Peter Stravinskas, who made suggestions about how the older, traditional form of Mass should be altered.  HERE I think he was wrong in the very notion … Continue reading

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TIsk… tisk… look at all those traditional hats! Fancy vestments! Gold! Tradition!

I am watching a live stream on Russian TV of the Christmas Divine Liturgy.  The feed started in the Moscow Cathedral and then cut to Vladimir Putin’s church, where he seemed to be following the prayers attentively.  Then it returned … Continue reading

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