Category Archives: POLLS

Informal but interesting

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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! … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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POLLS: What Eucharistic Prayer do you usually hear?

In view of this post over at Liturgical Notes, here are a  couple Fr Z POLLS.  

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POLL: Heroes 1 and You

I saw this on Facebook. I would have made other choices for role models.  Maybe I will in another post…. interesting idea…. For now… How about a Poll! Pick your best choice and give your explanation in the combox:   … Continue reading

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Reason #7566 for Summorum Pontificum – POLL

Well… not quite, as it turns out.  But, hey! For your consideration. I dunno, people.  I just don’t get this. UPDATE: The color is off. The dark that looks black should be purple. I have another photo of these in … Continue reading

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A TV commercial for your consideration: POLL

An Argentinian Coca-Cola commercial for your consideration. Let’s have a poll! Pick your best answer and discuss (if registered and approved) in the combox, below. If you vote “Stupendous!” or “Blech!”, you had better explain yourselves!

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WDTPRS POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent. Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox.

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ACTION ITEM! Is the “Vatican survey” being hijacked? Fr. Z says, “¡Vaya lío!”

You know that there is a survey out there, at the Vatican’s behest, in anticipation of the upcoming Synod of Bishops which will discuss the family. While surveying people ahead of time is not new, when I heard about this … Continue reading

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