Daily Archives: 2 January 2012

Alan Colmes remarks about Rick Santorum’s child; Santorum’s remarks about marriage

I watched a segment on Hannity’s show tonight (between plays) and candidate Rick Santorum was on. He explained the death of his newborn child, which became a point of – I am not making this up – mockery from liberal … Read More

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Your News, Resolutions, and Sermon Notes

Do you have good news to share with the readers? Any resolutions? Was there a good point from the Sunday/Holy Day sermon you heard?


Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2012

Israel will attack Iran (one of these years I’ll be right about this). NCR will name an old, disgruntled, liberal woman religious (or maybe a few) as person of the year. H.E. Most Rev. Robert Finn will still be Bishop … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Priest scandalizes religious ed students by disobedience.

Another form of clerical abuse. From a reader: I’m a DRE with an important question. Today at Mass, a visiting priest in the diocese indicated the following during his homily: 1. He is very much opposed to the new, more accurate … Read More

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WDTPRS POLL: “Blesséd” or “Blessed”

Today is the Feast of the Holy Name.  The feast reminds me of a question I have wanted to ask in a poll. During the Divine Praises we bless the Holy Name of Jesus. In some context we seem to … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Why were the candles in echelon instead of in a line?

Under another entry, a commentator asked: Why [were] the altar candles sometimes in line (as for the Mass of 1 Jan) and sometimes in echelon (as at Christmas Midnight Mass). I think he was asking about putting the candles at … Read More

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