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WDTPRS Collect 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time: “Billy loves bugs.”

Today’s prayer was not in the post-Tridentine editions of the Missale Romanum but it does have its origin in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary. Were you to hear this prayer intoned in Latin, or at least in an accurate translation, you … Continue reading

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Card. Sarah: Worst discrimination against poor is not to give them God

His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum addressed a conference of Catholic charitable organizations, having a special reference to the encyclicals of Benedict XVI, Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate. Here is a CNA account: Vatican … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Should I divorce my spouse to protect him from my long dormant, unknown herpes?

From a reader: I have been married for 12+ years faithfully. To the best of my knowledge my husband has also been faithful. He says as much and I believe him. Recently I was diagnosed with genital herpes. As you … Continue reading

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How to treat sinners

A quote via Good Jesuit Bad Jesuit from St. Ignatius of Loyola which reminds me of how imperfect I am in charity. “Treat sinners as a good mother treats her child when sick; she bestows on him many more caresses … Continue reading

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Some food for thought about how to approach priests concerning liturgical aberrations

Here is something from a priest reader I think is appropriate right now.  A little food for thought. My emphases and some editing. A story came to me in the last week or so which struck me as potentially helpful … Continue reading

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