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UPDATED: Wherein Fishwrap accidentally promotes something good! POLL ADDED

UPDATE 20 Sept:
Some of the comments have spurred me to add a POLL to the post.
___ Originally posted Sep 29, 2017
These days I have not been watching nightly news and cable commentary and I am leaps and bounds more cheerful.  Similarly, the less … Continue reading

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Your (Corpus Christi) Sunday Sermon Notes – POLL

Far and wide the celebration of the Feast of Corpus Christi, which properly fell last Thursday, has been transferred to this Sunday.
Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday Obligation?  Let us … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The inevitable “Rite of Thanking” at the end of Mass

From a reader….
QUAERITUR:
I’m curious about your reaction to a part of the Mass I’m calling the “Rite of Thanking”. While it seems that it is especially common with bishops at most liturgies they celebrate, it also happens at times with … Continue reading

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2017 CROTALUS POLL!

It is customary on Holy Thursday, after the jubilant Gloria introduction, to stop ringing bells in church during the Triduum and, instead, use some kind of clacking or ratchet noisemaker called a crotalus in Latin.  More on those HERE.
Here’s a poll.  At your … Continue reading

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POLL: 2017 #AshWednesday Ashes and You

Lent is an important season in the yearly cycle of a Catholic Christian’s life.  The inclination toward a feeling of obligation is laudable. The desire to begin the spiritual war of Lent by marking it with ashes is good.
Nevertheless, people are … Continue reading

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POLL: Did you see Rose vestments on “Gaudete” Sunday 2016?

Here is a little poll for your 3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete.
Please choose an answer and add a comment in the combox.
Anyone can vote, but only registered members can comment.
UPDATE:
Here are the new rose vestments in action. The cope is … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP POLL: 26 Sept 2016 – Trump v Clinton

We had a poll before the 26 September debate.  I had a pre-debate post (with food) HERE.
Did the debate change anything?
Was there anything that happened during the debate that moved the needle for you?
And…
Anyone can vote, but if you are … Continue reading

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URGENT POLL – 26 Sept 2016 – Trump v Clinton Debate

PLEASE SHARE THE POLLS WIDELY!
A great deal hangs on the outcome of tonight’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton (boooooooo).  I, for one, would vote for the corpse of Millard Fillmore to keep the later out of office … Continue reading

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POLL: For whom will you vote in the 2016 Presidential Election?

I’m curious.  How are you denizens of these USA (who can vote legally) leaning right now regarding the upcoming presidential election.
Make your best choice.  If you wish to comment, the combox is open to registered and approved participants here.  However, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Survey on Deaconettes! Please help.

In the wake of Pope Francis mentioning a “study” about deaconettes (which I think was already done – but, as they say, “Quis sum ego ut iudicem.”) one of you alert readers alerted me to a survey that the women’s … Continue reading

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POLLS: Holy Thursday Foot Washing – What happened where you are?

This year for the first time it is licit that women’s feet be washing during the entirely optional “Mandatum” in the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Holy Thursday.
NB: Before this year, those who were doing so, did so in violation of … Continue reading

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POLL – VIDEO: Should there be a basic quiz before you are given a ballot?

We are in soooo much trouble.
We let these kids vote!

Look what the education system as accomplished.
Yes, that video is from 2014. Does anyone think that the situation has improved in the meantime?
Basic civics… history… gone.
Could they have passed a … Continue reading

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POLL: #AshWednesday Ashes and You

Some people are under the impression that Ash Wednesday is a Holy Day of Obligation.
It is not.
Lent is an important season in the yearly cycle of a Catholic Christian’s life.  The inclination toward a feeling of obligation is laudable. The desire … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to play himself in a movie… uh huh. POLL

UPDATE 2 Feb:
See below…
____ ORIGINAL  Published on: Feb 1, 2016
From Variety (not The Onion… not Eye of the Tiber):
Pope Francis will play himself in the new religious movie “Beyond the Sun,” marking his acting debut and the first time that a pope … Continue reading

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POLL: Gaudete Sunday Vestments

Yesterday was Gaudete Sunday.  In the Roman, Latin Rite we could wear Rose vestments for Holy Mass and for celebration of the Hours.
What color were the vestments you saw this year?

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