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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon your heard the Mass of Sunday obligation this week? Let us know. I spoke about Amoris laetitia, what it is and what it isn’t. QUESTION: Did you hear comments about Amoris laetitia?

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday of Easter (2001MR):

For this 4th Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, we have a little gem for a Collect. Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, deduc nos ad societatem caelestium gaudiorum, ut eo perveniat humilitas gregis, quo processit fortitudo pastoris. Note the nice eo…quo construction … Continue reading

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LifeSite: Head of US Bishops’ news agency (CNS) resigns, blames ‘far right blogosphere’

In the midst of a week of bad news, comes this good news. Firstly, I would much rather see someone convert, be faithful, turn about to a good path, than lose his job. Next, catholic libs hate the blogosphere. That … Continue reading

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Important analysis of #AmorisLaetitia : Who won the battle? (Seminarians – ALERT!)

Is Fatigue of Love setting in yet? There has been a lot of commentary in the last few hard days about Amoris laetitia (aka Familiaris divortio). What I have been trying to get across is that 1) Amoris did not change Catholic doctrine or law, and that … Continue reading

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A sad, sobering reaction to #AmorisLaetitia

At a blog called Dymphna’s Road (unusual name, but blogs often have unusual – and intriguing – names), I saw something that encapsulates what I fear is going to happen in the wake of the Post-Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia. A … Continue reading

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Fr. John E. Halborg, RIP – Requiem Mass – Manhattan, NYC, Holy Innocents 12 April

I have a soft spot for priests who were Lutheran converts who say the Traditional Latin Mass of the Roman Rite. Hence, I ask your prayers for one.  Fr. John E. Halborg died recently.  I knew him only slightly.  He … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes ( #Amorislaetitia Edition)

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. Side note: Was Amoris laetitia mentioned?    

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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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#AmorisLaetitia Twitter Bingo! Get your card HERE!

Gosh!  I get an honorable mention! I am reminded of the hymn written many years ago by the official blog’s Parodohymnodist whose work we have enjoyed and Zuhlio has recorded.  You will recall such hits as “O Come O Come Liturgical Blue”. Here … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Northward bound

To go North I must first go East, rather like starting Mass ad orientem so that you can sing the Gospel to the liturgical north.   I thought my native Minnesota was flat! Had I greater presence of mind I … Continue reading

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