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UPDATED! POLL(S): 2015 Holy Thursday Foot Washing Rite – what happened?

UPDATE 10 April Alas, I ran into a problem.  I found that once I “stickyed” this post to the top of the blog page, I couldn’t un-sticky it after that.  Thus, I had to transfer the content to a new … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Wisconsin Judge strikes down law requiring abortion docs to have hospital privileges

At the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel there is a poll about a recent decision of a federal judge (an Obama appointee, probably raised Catholic HERE) to strike down a law requiring that doctors performing abortions (aka infanticide) also have admitting privileges … Continue reading

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POLL: St. Blaise Day Blessing of Throats

Today we traditionally have the blessing of throats in honor of St. Blaise.  Since yesterday was Candlemas it is logical to associate the blessing with candles. Did you receive a St. Blaise Day blessing of the throat?   The combox … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – POLL – Card. Burke on Church becoming “feminized” UPDATE

Over Crux, the same-sex union between the Fishwrap and the secular Boston Globe (with all the same characters). There is a poll, on the left side.. scroll down. I, for one, agree.  Make up your own mind. Results as of this writing… Perhaps … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! – Crux poll on recent Synod of Bishops

I have stopped looking at Crux as often as I did when it first entered the fray. Why?  They say they want “balance”.  I don’t see much balance. Today an email blurb arrived with teases about the fare they are … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass” became the “liturgy” – POLL

I was sent some text from “From the Pastor’s Desk” column of the 9 November Bulletin of Our Lady of Grace Church. I share it here below with my emphases and comments: The Pastor’s Message “Laudetur Jesus Christus!” (Praised be … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER & POLL: Sign of Peace at Mass. Not good. What to do?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, I notice that at daily mass or where the mass is sparsely attended parishioners will wave to each other from across the church. Is there a better way to handle this situation? Sure there is! … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Wymyn to be ordained or not?

There is another silly wymyn thing taking place in Kalamazoo -zoo-zoo-zoo-zoo! HERE The local bishop, Most Rev. Paul Bradley, wrote clearly to the diocese as to the consequences of participating in a simulation of a woman’s ordination. His full statement … Continue reading

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Reason #7566 for Summorum Pontificum – POLL

Well… not quite, as it turns out.  But, hey! For your consideration. I dunno, people.  I just don’t get this. UPDATE: The color is off. The dark that looks black should be purple. I have another photo of these in … Continue reading

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POLL: How long should the Eucharistic Fast be?

I would appreciate it if other bloggers would link to this so that we can get a really large response. Every once in a while I run into someone who doesn’t know about the Eucharistic fast before reception of Holy … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Mass WITHOUT Sign of Peace! POLL ALERT

From a reader: I went to Mass yesterday at the hospital chapel for the Assumption. I was announced that the celebrating priest would be late as he had morning mass in a town about 20 miles to the south. “No … Continue reading

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POLL: To which super-Catholic place would you go for self-exile?

There is a fun post at Catholic Vote: Top 5 place for self-imposed exile for Catholics. I’ll send you over there in a moment. I want to mention, however, an idea that I have seen on some blogs: a “redoubt” … Continue reading

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Horrific scenario prompts another concealed carry weapon debate – POLLS

Please vote in all three polls, below. I saw on TV a report, including security camera videos, of a horrific situation. A mentally ill man takes an infant from a grocery cart seat, holds a knife to the baby’s throat … Continue reading

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White House issues advice about shootings at churches – POLL

More great advice from the Obama Administration today. On the heels of a shooting at a Catholic Church in Utah (HERE), I spotted at RNS, that the White House has issued some advice for how to deal with shootings at … Continue reading

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