Category Archives: Liturgy Science Theatre 3000

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“Does it apply to murderers and pedophiles?”

There is a good post at Fr. Hunwicke’s place pertaining to the admittance of the civilly remarried to Holy Communion. With my emphases:
Updating
One gathers … as we grandly say in England … that brilliant ways are being mooted in Synodo for squaring … Continue reading

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NEW STUFF! Glorious altar cards! 2015 ORDOs! Spanish/Latin Missalettes!

I have been wanting to post about a few useful items.  Let’s start with what I received today.
I have written in the past about the spiffy TLM travel altar cards from SPORCH.  SPORCH is the Society for the Preservation of Roman … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray answers Card. Kasper, et alii: “Why is the Church not as merciful as God?”

Over at The Catholic Thing Fr. Gerald E. Murray has a good essay about denial of Holy Communion: it isn’t “punishment”.  With a few edits…
Denial of Communion Awakens Conscience
By Fr. Gerald E. Murray
Cardinal Walter Kasper published another article in the run-up … Continue reading

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Why can 5th graders figure out what many priests don’t?

From a reader:
I am one of two Altar Boy Deans in charge of my parish’s 112 Altar boys.
Yesterday I was assisting our Altar boy director in training new recruits to the program (5th graders). He had asked me to show … Continue reading

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Concrete suggestions for the Synod of Bishops

The issue of Communion for those in irregular marriages, and for other sinners as well, is not to be quickly solved.  Rushing to amend the annulment process seems to me a bad idea.
However, there are a couple things that Bishops, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can bishop/rector forbid seminarians from attending Extraordinary Form?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Can a bishop in a diocese forbid seminarians from attending the extraordinary form of the Mass?
This is happening in the ___ diocese. My friend who just entered this seminary informed me of this when I invited him to … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 27th Ordinary Sunday: soap was made from ashes

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

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SAN DIEGO: Brick by Brick with Latin Novus Ordo with Spanish speakers

I recently posted about the good news in the Diocese of Raleigh where, in Dunn, NC, at Sacred Heart Church there are now Masses in the Extraordinary Form celebrated with Spanish re-readings and sermon.  HERE
For your Brick by Brick … Continue reading

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Kneeless in Seattle

From Fr. Carota’s blog:
I received this text message yesterday (Sunday) from a young man who is a member of “Juventutem” and had to go to Seattle for work.   When he went to mass there, this is what happened:
“In the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Biretta woes! Wherein Fr. Z offers wisdom.

And now for something really important.
Pompoms on birettas.
From a seminarian in these USA …
QUAERITUR:
Any suggestions as to where to purchase a good biretta? It seems most of offerings from American companies have the black pom which falls totally flat. I’d … Continue reading

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