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Blog problems resolved

Yes, the blog was down today for a while.  I think this was a combination of Zuhlsdorf’s Law and another one of Pope Francis’ … interesting moves. A reboot took care of the annoying problem.

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail: URGENT PRAYER REQUEST and update on ACTION ITEM! #wookies4wes

I very much appreciate getting voice mails. Here are a couple items. First… you may recall that I had posted voice mail with an ACTION ITEM (HERE) about a screening of the new Star Wars movie for a seminarian dying … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership? For my part, I am 95% over my pulmonary crud.  Hurray!

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon that you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know what it was.   For my part, I contrasted the “troubled times” theme in the Mass setting, Haydn’s Missa in angustiis, and … Continue reading

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Anglican Communion suspends US Episcopal Church over same-sex “marriage”

Before anything else let me say: Anglicanorum coetibus! Here’s something slightly interesting. From USA Today: Anglicans suspend Episcopal Church over stance on same-sex marriage The Anglican Communion suspended the Episcopal Church, it’s American branch, from voting and decision-making for three years … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

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Health update

Thanks for the emails and promises of prayers. I was at the doctor today.  I’ve had a couple complications.  Coughing produces … colorful results.  Right now I not feeling horrid, but we are watching for pneumonia. Meanwhile, while I am … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point – even more than one – in the sermon you heard at your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. NB: I do mean what I wrote: a good point… in the sermon.  Yes, you can … Continue reading

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UPDATE: D. Madison: Tabernacles must be moved to center of sanctuaries

UPDATE 11 Jan: Over at Fr. Hunwicke’s fine blog and polyvalent Anglican-Catholic resource, Mutual Enrichment, there is a wonderful quote from Professor Canon Dr Eric Mascall from Corpus Christi (1965), on tabernacles. Fr. H says, “This is pure 24-carat Anglican Patrimony, every single … Continue reading

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Offensive ASPCA commercial

There are a lot of offensive TV commercials.  Most of them are intellectually offensive and offenses against good taste. The ASPCA has one right now that is offensive intellectually, from the point of view of taste, and also on religious … Continue reading

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