Category Archives: POLLS

Informal but interesting

ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! – Crux poll on recent Synod of Bishops

I have stopped looking at Crux as often as I did when it first entered the fray.
Why?  They say they want “balance”.  I don’t see much balance.
Today an email blurb arrived with teases about the fare they are proffering today. … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: Christ’s adultery language is offensive! Fr. Dodaro: No, it’s Christ’s tough love. POLL

Meanwhile, as the Synod is about to rev up.   This from CNA:
Cardinal Kasper: Adultery language is offensive, insulting
Rome, Italy, Oct 3, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In recent interviews, German Cardinal Walter Kasper suggested that while Church doctrine … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: Help “The Tablet” with their SURVEY about the Synod!

The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU486) is running a survey about the Extraordinary Synod of Bishop which is just starting up.
What do you say we give them a hand?  I am sure that they would want your voices to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The priest’s Eucharistic fast in the Extraordinary Form

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
I mostly do the Extraordinary Form.
I saw in the De defectibus of 1962, it tells priest to fast 3 hours before communion, does that still hold with extra ordinary form Mass or does the hour fast work without … Continue reading

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Cong. for Worship considers (’bout time) more dignified “Sign of Peace”. POLL

I have posted polls about your feelings about the “Sign of Peace” during the Novus Ordo.
I saw this today at CNA:
Vatican announces desire for more restrained sign of peace at Mass
Vatican City, Jul 31, 2014 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER & POLL: Sign of Peace at Mass. Not good. What to do?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father, I notice that at daily mass or where the mass is sparsely attended parishioners will wave to each other from across the church.
Is there a better way to handle this situation?
Sure there is!  How about not do … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Wymyn to be ordained or not?

There is another silly wymyn thing taking place in Kalamazoo -zoo-zoo-zoo-zoo! HERE
The local bishop, Most Rev. Paul Bradley, wrote clearly to the diocese as to the consequences of participating in a simulation of a woman’s ordination. His full statement HERE.
The … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Revival of early morning Masses

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Back before Vatican II, and even in the years following Vatican II, daily Mass at most parishes, if not all, (it seems, according family members, and reading the lives of the saints) was early in the morning (ie: around 5:00-6:30 am; … Continue reading

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POLL: 2014 Holy Thursday Foot Washing Rite – what happened?

The rite of washing of feet, or Mandatum, is an option in the Roman Rite.
Let’s have a poll.
But first, the Church’s liturgical law is not ambiguous: only males can be chosen for this, and they should be men: viri selecti.  Virmeans “man” and cannot, cannot … Continue reading

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POLL: Covering of images for 1st Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent

From this Sunday, traditionally called 1st Sunday of the Passion, it is customary to veil images in churches.
What is going on where you are?
This is a fine old tradition.  It has to do with deprivation of the senses and the … Continue reading

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