Daily Archives: 5 February 2011

You know who Bp. Athanasius Schneider is… right?

This is pretty interesting: Schneider named Maria Santissima in Astana Auxiliary Bishop Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C. was named Auxiliary Bishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan. Bishop Schneider had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda. It is not often that … Read More


QUAERITUR: How to tell priests you don’t want concelebration.

From a reader: Is there any way for the celebrant of a Mass to inform other clergy that he prefer that they NOT con-celebrate with him without offending them or seeming to be ultra-conservative or rejecting the accepted practice? Con-celebration … Read More

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QUAERITUR: After what point of lateness can I no longer receive Communion, fulfill obligation?

From a reader: I remember my father telling me when I was young that if one arrived after the Gospel at Sunday Mass, one could not receive Communion and the Sunday obligation was not fulfilled. My question has to do … Read More

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Dissident Irish priests try to create discord and resentment against the new translation

I direct your attention to the Holy Father’s Letter to Catholics in Ireland.  Last year Pope Benedict suggested to the Irish people that they give special attention to traditional forms of piety, prayer and penance. Now we read that a … Read More

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NYC Sunday 6 Feb – TLM Dedication of parish church – Holy Innocents’s, Manhattan (Indulgence)

This Sunday, 6 February at 10 AM, the Church of the Holy Innocents celebrates the 110th anniversary of its consecration by Archbishop Michael Corrigan in 1901. A special Mass is celebrated for the Anniversary of the Consecration of a Church, … Read More

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