Tag Archives: desecration

ASK FATHER: Parish priest doesn’t guard Eucharist from profanation. What to do?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Dear Father, I serve regularly at a large shrine which attracts vast numbers of non Catholics. Several of us have to be ‘on guard’ on Sundays to ensure that (mostly Hindu) friends of Catholics or just visitors don’t … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Burying “extra” Hosts after Good Friday

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
I am a new priest. My pastor tells me that after the Good Friday
liturgy, he buries any leftover consecrated hosts, so that the
tabernacle is “fresh” for the “new beginning” of Easter. Is this a
legitimate practice? It seems suspicious.
This … Continue reading

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The protesters were very young, very angry, and very well-dressed.

No, this is not about the Occupy Wall Street idiots, with their roasted beat with goat-cheese and spinach salads.
A friend sent me a note about this fun story from Breitbart.
You know that something has gone dreadfully wrong when young people … Continue reading

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Prayer Request – Theft of Blessed Sacrament

In the Anderson, South Carolina Independent Mail.
Police investigating break-in at Anderson church
ANDERSON — Anderson police are investigating a break-in at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Anderson.
A church member went to St. Mary to unlock it around 6:35 … Continue reading

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Will desecrating the Eucharist receive same attention as burning the Koran?

From a reader:
I see that the plan of one small church in America to burn a Koran has gained world-wide attention, interventions by the Secretary of State and religious leaders, and a spot on the BBC’s front page.
Does this … Continue reading

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NCReg: Priest Slaps Young Man For Desecrating Eucharist

From an article by Pat Archbold in the National Catholic Register, with my emphases and comments:

Recently there has been a rash of desecration of the Eucharist during communion time.  As a result, there have been some calls to restore communion … Continue reading

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