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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made during the sermon you heard for this 1st Sunday of Lent?
Let us know.
Mine…
If the audio didn’t play immediately, refresh.  I had the wrong link for the audio file for a few minutes after posting.

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Some Good News: His Hermeneuticalness is back in the saddle again

Sometimes I post “good news” posts.  We all need good news for a change, right?
One piece of good news gets special notice today.
My good friend Fr. Tim Finigan, PP of Margate, is posting more often again at his exceptional blog: The … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest combines Gospel and Sermon.

From a reader…
At mass on Sunday, after the congregation stood for the Gospel, the pastor asked us all to sit because he was going to combine his sermon with the Gospel. The best way to describe it is to say … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday Obligation for this 1st Sunday of Lent? Let us know!
For my part… well… here it is.   Since I am in LENTCAzT mode, I include … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Seminarian gives homily at Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
It has happened at least two times now where our pastor has preached 30 second homily and then says, ” and now our resident seminarian will offer some words on today’s gospel. ” The seminarian then gives a … Continue reading

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FATHERS! Research about preaching – ACTION ITEM

I am not eager to do many posts like this, but here is an exception.  This interests me because of the state of preaching in these USA.
I received an email from a reader…
+ Hello, Father!
My name is Jenni Sigler and … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a nun give a homily?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have a serious question. Should a nun w or wo a habit (I got wo habit of course) be allowed to give a homily by the priest who just got done reading the Gospel. I was under the impression … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a nun preach a homily?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Last night the priest saying Mass, said that a nun who was the head of a Theology department at a university could dictate who had faculties to say a homily at the university church. So the such a … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ sermon for the canonization

First, you might scan what I wrote back on 5 July 2013 about these canonizations.
Wherein Fr. Z explains what is really going on with the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II
I can add another element, below.  But let’s … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What to do if sermons are heretical?

From a reader.
QUAERITUR:
What does a laywoman do if the Priest or layperson (this has happened) giving the homily at a mission starts promoting so called “same sex marraige” or trashing the teachings of the Church? Walk out? Take detailed notes … Continue reading

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