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WDTPRS – 17th Sunday after Pentecost: Shun diabolical contamination!

Sunday’s Collect prayer did not survive the scalpel-wielding experts of the Consilium, slicing and suturing our orations under the surveillance of the late then-Fr. Annibale Bugnini.   It was not in the typical edition of 1970 or the edito altera of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Father was sick, we went to Mass, now we’re sick too!

From a reader… Our priest simply announced “I have the flu ” and proceeded with his sermon. Only a few , like me, refrained from receiving Holy Communion. My wife received and several days later she and I had it also. Since we are in … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Response to claim that Communion on tongue will spread influenza (and whatever else)

Appended below is letter by longtime Fr. Z’s Blog reader and participant to the pastor of the reader’s parish. It seems that in Sunday’s parish bulletin the pastor alleged that priests touch communicants’ tongues when people insist on receiving on … Continue reading

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When the Global Killer Asteroid arrives, let’s do better than the Great Successor!

How are we going to get Bruce Willis up to 2011 AG5, that killer asteroid that’s heading our way?!? Don’t ask North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un! Whatever their next act is, Ladies and Gents, it’ll be a blast too. I … Continue reading

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