Daily Archives: 2 April 2012

QUAERITUR: Too many people for confession. Priest gives General Absolution.

From a reader: This past Saturday afternoon, I went to confession (or, rather, I tried to go to confession). The good news is that the line was full of penitents. There were at least 25 people waiting in front of … Read More

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Of Tea and Coffee

From a reader: Father Z, don’t forget to let everyone know that Mystic Monk has great tea! I’m abstaining from coffee (decaf) until Obama leaves office! I’ve been off for 2 months. God bless you! Okay! Did you know that … Read More

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Wear the black, wear the red, and then pray in front of abortion clinics.

There is a great photo on the blog of Philip Gerard Johnson, for whom I have sometimes requested your prayers. These are seminarians of the Pontifical Seminary called the “Josephinum”. Because it is a Pontifical Seminary, and because it dates … Read More

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Summit “Soap Sisters” Sighting on TV. Involves also the Shroud of Turin. No. Really.

On FNC there was a great spot about the Soap Sisters in New Jersey, the Dominican Sisters of Our Lady of the Rosary. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com I have written about the “Soap Sisters” quite a few times … Read More

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What is your good news?

Do you have any good news?  Share it. I am waiting for some news and I pray it will be good. Will you please take a moment to say a prayer to the guardian angel of a particular person whom … Read More