Daily Archives: 4 June 2015

Madison, WI: 4 June Corpus Christi – Pontifical Mass at Throne (and NYC!)

Corpus Christi falls on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.  Yes, it is transferred in many places. TODAY …Thursday 4 June at the Bishop O’Connor Center in Madison, WI at 7 PM we will have a Pontifical Mass at the Throne … Read More

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Is this really a surprise? Pres. Obama keynote speaker at Catholic Health Ass

Qui cum canibus concumbunt cum pulicibus surgent. From Catholic World News: President Obama will be keynote speaker at Catholic Health Association convention President Barack Obama will deliver the closing address to the annual assembly of the Catholic Health Association (CHA), … Read More

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ASK FATHER: I’m haunted. Was I not really absolved? Am I still excommunicated?

Fathers and seminarians, pay attention! From a reader… The Pope is sending out special priests who can absolve abortion. Does this mean that priests are giving absolution for something they cannot? Is the absolution then invalid? What does that mean for reception of … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Husband had an affair, won’t go to confession

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Husband had a 2 yr+ affair all the while receiving The Eucharist each Sunday. He says he did nothing wrong; I say he has committed many mortal sins. He won’t go to confession. Your thoughts, please on what I … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Masses in living rooms

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I have observed several Priests of my acquaintance celebrating Mass in various private residences for different occasions, the latest of which was Mother’s Day (the strangest being Christmas Midnight Mass). Most if not all of these private Masses have taken place … Read More

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