Daily Archives: 8 November 2010

QUAERITUR: harmonizing with the priest during the doxology

From a reader: Please don’t think I’m a heretic, but I was at one of those great circumstances where multiple celebrants sang the last part of the Eucharistic prayer (which I think is the doxology). They sang it together and … Read More

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What is your good news?

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QUAERITUR: I heard “excommunication” in the words of absolution!

From a reader: While I am praying my Act of Contrition in the Confessional, I hear the priest praying in Latin. Sometime I hear him say the Latin word for excommunication and this always makes me afraid that he has … Read More

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QUAERITUR: priest asks people to bless child to be baptized

This is from a reader: I have a question regarding the Rite of Baptism for Children. Our parish priest asks us, during baptisms, to “raise our right hand” in union with him while he is asking for some of the … Read More


The dangers of English… Shakespeare… !

This is from Jihad Watch by Robert Spencer with my emphases and comments. Apparently there is an Islamic faith watchdog group in Britain which makes sure everything is according to Hoyle in schools.  Some inspectors are linked to “radical Islamist … Read More

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What the Cardinals will discuss/listen to at the consistory

I suppose one way to glean that the Anglican Ordinariates are actually going to happen is by way of this news.   Also there is a liturgical note. The persistent Anna Arco has this: Cardinals to discuss Church reactions to sexual … Read More

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5 Anglican bishops intend to use Anglicanorum coetibus

Keep repeating: Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, comes this about Anglican bishops who will be coming into unity with England’s Church of origin the Catholic Church. Five traditionalist … Read More

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Baseball card news!

Remember the sisters who had a rare Honus Wagner baseball card? 220K

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Pie in the episcopal face

Here is an interesting piece: Belgium’s embattled archbishop gets pie in face at All Saints service, won’t press charges By The Associated Press (CP) – 1 day ago BRUSSELS — Belgian media says the country’s ultraconservative Roman Catholic archbishop was … Read More

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