Tag Archives: Precepts of the Church

Is this list complete?

On the site of the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minnesota, The Catholic Spirit, there is a list of reasons why we go to Mass.  It seems the Catholic Spirit have plucked this from Card. O’Malley of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The collection basket when you are poor.

From a reader:
I experienced something today at Mass I’ve never experienced before.
When the collection basket got passed around and I put nothing in, the lady sitting next to me “tsk’d” me.
I’m a student with no money, and I just finally … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae 28, the Eucharistic Fast, and You.

I had a post about Univerae Ecclesiae 28 and how the derogation in that paragraph makes it clear that the provisions of Summorum Pontificum exclude female service at the altar in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
The reason for … Continue reading

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REMINDER – 1 January – Holy Day of Obligation

1 January 2010 is a Holy Day of Obligation in the United States. 
It is among the Holy Days for the Latin Church.
If you are able to go to Mass on 1 January and do not go, you … Continue reading

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