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Your State of Life – WDTPRS SURVEY

Here is a survey about YOU.  Pass the word to others.
IMPORTANT: Anyone can participate in this survey.  I cannot tell who you are or even where you are. If some bishop or priest out there is worried about being identified, … Continue reading

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Coffee and You. A POLL.

Thanks to all of you who have been ordering Mystic Monk Coffee and Tea from the Carmelites in Wyoming.  You are helping them build their new monastery and put groceries on the table.  You are also helping me put groceries … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Will the SSPX leadership sign/accept the CDF’s “Preamble”?

Please choose your answer and give your reasons in the combox below.

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QUAERITUR: Host became stuck in my throat. Did I commit sacrilege?

From a reader:
I went to Mass and Benediction this evening and at Communion time, and I under-estimated how small the pieces of host were in my mouth before swallowing, and there was a really large sharp chunk that got stuck … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Does an all-male sanctuary foster vocations to the priesthood?

If you are a blogger, may I ask that you link to this poll?  It would be good to have a large sampling.
And also…. added as an afterthought, so the numbers might not match the poll above.  You … Continue reading

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Should the infamous “altar girl” decision be reversed? Wm. Oddie opines. WDTPRS POLLS included.

The formidable William Oddie, a columnist of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has an opinion piece on the 1994 interpretation of the Latin Church’s Canon Law which permitted service at the altar by females.   Keep in mind … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Should the US Bishops have Catholics return to meatless Fridays for the whole year?

In another entry, I offered and reacted to Archbishop Dolan’s (Archd. NY) comments about our Catholic identity, external markers seen by others and ourselves which reinforce that identity and communicate it to others and the former practice of meatless Fridays … Continue reading

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I want to circle us back to an old and very important debate.
What is the plural of the drink made from gin and tonic?
One is “a gin and tonic”.
Do we say two “gin and tonics” or “gins and tonic”?
This … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: sign of Cross after Holy Communion – WDTPRS POLL

From a reader:
Some friends were having a discussion about whether or not making the sign of the cross after receiving Holy Communion is encouraged, discouraged, or doesn’t matter either way.  What say you ?
I saaaaay…. I sayyyyy…
Sure.  Why not?  Great … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Date of release of Instruction of “Summorum Pontificum”!

So… rumor has it that the Instruction on Summorum Pontificum will be released soon.  Spies say “within two weeks” of the time I am writing, which is 9 May, Monday.  We know it won’t be today.
When will it be?
Have a … Continue reading

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