Daily Archives: 5 October 2011

A great anecdote

My friend the great p.p. of Blackfen, about to celebrate the parish’s patronal feast, His Hermeneuticalness the mighty Fr. Finigan, has a great anecdote about the late and lamented Michael Davies.  Be sure to read Fr. Finigan’s whole entry, which … Read More

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Gralloching a priest at a wedding reception

From Creative Minority Report with my emphases and comments: A Priest Lost In Translation by Pat Archbold Tuesday, October 04, 2011 8:36 PM Comments What could possibly make a priest so angry? I went to a wedding in New Jersey … Read More

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Mass with a special amice

This morning I had the privilege of saying Holy Mass wearing an amice of St. John Vianney.

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How long has your parish priest, the pastor, been there?

Over at the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, I saw a story about a priest who died.  He had been parish priest, pastor as it is called in the USA, for 34 years. The pastor of what became … Read More

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