Daily Archives: 27 October 2013

QUAERITUR: Pilgrimages

From a reader: Do you lead regular pilgrimages each year? If so, do you post these on your blog so we could also go? My husband and I try to go on pilgrimage once a year. God bless you! I … Read More

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IRAN: Christians sentenced with 80 lashes for drinking communion wine

In North Africa during the reign of Diocletian, at Abitina, a group of 49 Christians were convicted of celebrating Mass. The local bishop had caved in to Diocletian’s anti-Christian edicts, but some Christians went ahead and worshiped on Sunday with … Read More

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Georgetown U (Jesuits) should be Catholic or lose the title – PETITION

I direct the readership’s attention to an item in the RSS feed of the Cardinal Newman Society which is on the sidebar of this blog. CNSNews.com Covers Blatty’s Canon Law Petition on Georgetown’s Catholic Identity CNSNews.com’s managing editor Michael Chapman … Read More

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Errare est humanum.

Here are object lessons to priests and servers who make mistakes. We go one. Don’t lose your cool, move on. Deal with it. Keep moving forward. I saw a video that most of you have seen by now of James … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Can a rector or bishop forbid seminarians or priests use of the cassock?

From a reader: In my diocese there are a small number of seminarians who wish to wear their cassock after their first year of study at the seminary. They have approached the bishop and rector about doing so, but both have refused to … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass of precept? Let us know what it was. (Yes, I am indeed trying to get you to listen carefully and remember longer.  I am also aware … Read More