Tag Archives: Commandments of the Church

ASK FATHER: Material support to groups and expecting nothing in return

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
First, thank you for everything that you do in Our Lord’s Vineyard.
Your website is greatly beneficial for myself and countless others.
I was wondering, could one’s tithing count towards purchasing items made by monks or nun, i.e. the Benedictines … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can I workout on Sunday?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I work in an office for 8 hours each weekday. Any physical activity I can get is a welcome relief. Am I able to work out on Sundays without violating the third commandment?
Let’s turn first to the Catechism of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Baptized but never lived as a Catholic, soon to marry

From a reader…
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A cousin of mine was baptised in the Catholic Church as an infant to fulfill the wishes of persistent grandparents. But was in no way raised in the Church and never recieved any other sacraments – is she … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Neglect of the Precepts of the Church and Mortal Sin. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
I am trying to clarify whether or not the precepts of the church bind under mortal sin? According to the catechism of St. Pius X they do, however the current CCC gives no clear indication.
I have read it … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Son married in another church without a dispensation

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
My son left the Catholic Church And now belongs to the Church of England. he is getting married in C of E without a dispensation as he no longer considers himself a Catholic. I know he will not be married as … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae 28, the Eucharistic Fast, and You.

I had a post about Univerae Ecclesiae 28 and how the derogation in that paragraph makes it clear that the provisions of Summorum Pontificum exclude female service at the altar in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
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