Daily Archives: 4 November 2013

My View For Awhile

As I wing my way away from Gotham. Just a glimpse or two of some wonderful moments from my stay. A stroll in Central Park with all the leaves changing. A detail of a medieval Sacramentary from the Hildesheim exhibit … Read More

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Fishwrap missed the memo about Sr. Margaret

It seems that the staff of the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) didn’t get the memo. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, in March 2012, issued a “Notification” (i.e., a really serious warning, an authoritative and official judgment from … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Immaculate Conception 2013 – Holy Day of Obligation… NOT

From a reader: I know that the Immaculate Conception is transferred to December 9th this year. Is it obligatory to attend mass on that day? This year, 2013, 8 December falls on a Sunday.  For this reason, according to the Ordinary Form calendar, the … Read More

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A New York Minute

I have met friends at a favorite place in the East Village.

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Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Read More


Some thoughts on Holy Innocents, Manhattan

Let me tell you a little about Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. I have written about the place many times but usually from the point of view of their upcoming Masses and events.  It has also been my honor to … Read More

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A worthy cause to support: Our Lady of Hope Clinic

If you are looking for a good Catholic cause to donate money to (for your end of the year giving, etc.), please consider Our Lady of Hope Clinic, in Madison.  And they have a DONATE page. I wrote last year about … Read More

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