Category Archives: POLLS

Informal but interesting

GUEST POST: Mass WITHOUT Sign of Peace! POLL ALERT

From a reader: I went to Mass yesterday at the hospital chapel for the Assumption. I was announced that the celebrating priest would be late as he had morning mass in a town about 20 miles to the south. “No … Continue reading

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POLL: To which super-Catholic place would you go for self-exile?

There is a fun post at Catholic Vote: Top 5 place for self-imposed exile for Catholics. I’ll send you over there in a moment. I want to mention, however, an idea that I have seen on some blogs: a “redoubt” … Continue reading

Posted in Global Killer Asteroid Questions, Lighter fare, Our Catholic Identity, POLLS, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 67 Comments

POLLS: The Zimmerman Trial – What WILL and what SHOULD the jury decide?

A couple questions about the Zimmerman Trial. The legal issue at stake is whether Zimmerman shot Martin in self-defense. Setting aside the question of whether or not there should have even been a trial, and setting aside the fact that … Continue reading

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Horrific scenario prompts another concealed carry weapon debate – POLLS

Please vote in all three polls, below. I saw on TV a report, including security camera videos, of a horrific situation. A mentally ill man takes an infant from a grocery cart seat, holds a knife to the baby’s throat … Continue reading

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White House issues advice about shootings at churches – POLL

More great advice from the Obama Administration today. On the heels of a shooting at a Catholic Church in Utah (HERE), I spotted at RNS, that the White House has issued some advice for how to deal with shootings at … Continue reading

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POLLS: Latin and/or Vernacular at Low Mass (TLM)

Under another entry HERE I deal with the question of vernacular readings during the Low Mass of the Extraordinary Form. A long-time reader and supporter of this blog suggested a poll. Here are a couple POLLS coming at the question … Continue reading

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Lighter Fare… not so much. POLL!

It’s starting to feel like this, isn’t it? Be honest, now.   Has it crossed your mind?  Even in a fleeting way?  

Posted in I'm just askin'..., Liberals, Lighter fare, Pò sì jiù, POLLS, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 52 Comments

WDTPRS 10th Ordinary Sunday – Wherein I offer really haaaard stuff, I rant, and I post a frivolous POLL

Let’s really drill down into the Collect for this 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Hang on.  This might get a little hard, but – unlike liberals who resist the new translation – I think you are smart. Deus, a quo … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Patristiblogging, POLLS, The Drill, WDTPRS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , | 40 Comments

Liberal survey of priests on new translation is inaccurate

A little while ago, some people who hate on the new translation of the Roman Missal had a little survey of priests and their reception of the translation. It may not come as a huge surprise that the survey found … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, POLLS, Priests and Priesthood, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , | 24 Comments