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Catholic Herald app!

For a few years I have been writing a weekly column for the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald.  At first I had a column about the prayers of the Mass, which carried us through the transition to the … Continue reading

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Suggestions for charitable giving for “Giving Tuesday”

Sometimes people ask me about reliable charities. Since I am informed that it is “Giving Tuesday” (who knew?) here are a few charities which I support. Our Lady of Hope Clinic I have written about Our Lady of Hope Clinic before. … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Online Shopping?

It’s the legendary “Cyber Monday”.  I like to get my Christmas shopping done early, so I don’t have to think about it when things get really busy. May I ask you, please, if you are going to shop online with Amazon, … Continue reading

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UK READERS: LONDON EVENTS

To my friends and readers in the UK, there will be an event at St. Patrick’s in London (Soho Square) where my friend Fr. Alexander Sherbrooke is the PP. I receive this from the parish’s director of evangelization In light of … Continue reading

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“Asking Our Lady to Help Us Make Up for Lost Time” AUDIO INTERVIEW

On this Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, I want to give a couple priest friends a plug. Msgr. Charles Mangan I have know since the 80’s.  He is a priest of Sioux Falls and he worked … Continue reading

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How about a Masters in RATZINGER STUDIES?

Here is an exciting opportunity for priests and lay people alike. In Rome there is now a Masters program in RATZINGER STUDIES.  HERE  PDF of the brochure HERE. The Fondazione Vaticana Joseph Ratzinger Benedetto XVI is sponsoring a Masters Program in Joseph Ratzinger: … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Advent.. it’s COFFEE time!

In these USA, Thanksgiving Day is coming up fast.  After that, Advent will be upon us. You may have need for both hostess gifts when you are invited to people’s homes for Thanksgiving.  You may have need for small gifts for … Continue reading

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New art from Daniel Mitsui: Pater Noster and Requiem Mass

Daniel Mitusi occasionally sends me new pieces of art which he has created.  This time he sent me a large text of the Pater Noster and a smaller image of a Holy Requiem Mass. For his site click HERE Please … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Order your Ordo for 2016 – Fraternity of St. Peter

Every Latin Church sacristy should have an Ordo for both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.  Every sacristy… even if the older form of Mass isn’t celebrated at the church. A while back I posted about the … Continue reading

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2 Nov – MADISON, WI: Pontifical Requiem Mass

On All Souls, 2 November, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, the Extraordinary Ordinary, Bishop of Madison, will pontificate at a Pontifical Requiem Mass at the Throne.  I suspect it may be the only Requiem at the Throne… anywhere. … Continue reading

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2 Nov ALL SOULS plans, INDULGENCES, and YOU!

In Madison, WI Bp. Morlino will offer a Pontifical Requiem Mass at the Throne at 7 PM at the Bishop O’Connor Center. The music will be De Victoria’s Requiem for 4 Voices.  I’ll bet there aren’t any other Requiems at … Continue reading

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VIDEO Ross Douthat on the Crisis of Conservative Catholicism

Ross Douthat is now the target of snark by liberal catholics even though he writes for Hell’s Bible (aka New York Times). Ross recently gave a talk at Erasmus Address gathering sponsored by First Things.  It is a must view talk. You might … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Support Our Lady of Hope Clinic!

I have an ACTION ITEM for you good readers. You have been generous to causes I have mentioned in the past.  Sometimes people have a hard time finding causes to support.  This is one of them that I admire. RIGHT NOW… … Continue reading

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Looking for incense and hosts (altar breads)? Try Agnus Dei

Fathers (and others), if you are looking for a source for both hosts and incense, here is a good possibility .You would be doing a large family a good turn.  They have 15 children from 19 to 1.  They homeschool and … Continue reading

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The Left seems to win constantly. What would happen if…

At Radical Catholic there is a post about Newark’s Archbp. Myers’ recent letter to his priests about the fact that people in mortal sin shouldn’t receive Communion. To what point have we finally arrived when a bishop has to send … Continue reading

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