Daily Archives: 12 January 2010

My view for a while

Another flight, hopefully boring. I have a book on Shakespeare, sent from my wish list by a reader, and an iPod with audio books, and Bose noise cacelling headphones… and even ear plugs to shut everything out. So, I hope … Read More

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QUAERITUR: EMCHs and people who want blessings

From a reader: In our large parish, I serve as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Yes, I know, there are preferred ways of approaching the distribution of the Eucharist, and this is not ideal. However, I feel as long … Read More

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Game over in France? Who’s next?

The young Papist has a rather dire note about the Catholic Church in France. Christian Campbell, an Anglican blogger who aspires to full communion with Rome, excerpts an article in French newspaper La Croix which details how rapidly France is … Read More

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Request from Fr. Z for old Mass/new Mass thoughts – Part 1

[uc] Under another entry there has been some consideration of the age of Catholics who prefer the newer form of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo.  Some suggest that people of a certain age may be more interested in the … Read More