Daily Archives: 20 April 2015

ASK FATHER: Shoulder cape on cassocks for priests

From a priest: A priest in the olden days was permitted to wear such a shoulder cape (look at pics of St Don Bosco – [A founder of a religious order]) and it was built together as a simar cassock, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Using the traditional offertory prayers in the Novus Ordo. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… I know a who uses the Old Offertory Prayers when he says an Ordinary Form Mass. Is this okay for a priest to do? Is it a liturgical abuse? The legislation which covers the use of the Extraordinary … Continue reading

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More about my post: “When they come to destroy your business because you are pro-traditional family”

Do you remember my 2 April post about a strategy to defend Christian, pro-family businesses from being targeted for destruction by homosexualist activists?  HERE I wrote (as a refresher): When some homosexual couple comes to your Christian business for services at … Continue reading

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Remembering Card. George with the Canons of St. John Cantius

I hope you are all remembering Card. George in your prayers.  RIP Bishop with long terms leaving lasting legacies. For the Archdiocese of Chicago – indeed for the whole of these USA – one this that Card. George did stands head … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Newly widowed mother of EIGHT! Please help.

I received this note today. I am writing to you this morning to request your help. Mike and Nikki Rogan of Wausau, WI were on their way to the hospital early yesterday morning with their seven children in anticipation of … Continue reading

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