Daily Archives: 25 April 2016

NYC EXILE – DAY 5: Lions and Hot Dogs and Mass!

Today is the Feast of St Mark.  What else does one do but go to the Met to hunt for images of St Mark? These guys were back! I’m in a bit of a hurry so forgive me if I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Dressing for weekday Masses

From a reader… For Sundays and holy days, I always wear suit and tie (Sunday best!). One priest made a rule that all the guys at church had to wear a tie, so I followed. Aside from dressing immodestly, does it matter what … Continue reading

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“Dare to do as much as you are able.” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

“Quantum potes, tantum aude” is what we sing in the Angelic Doctor’s wonderful Corpus Christi sequence.   “Dare to do as much as you are able.” Were this prudently applied to sacred worship in all our churches and chapels, and we … Continue reading

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“All members of the Church… have the duty to ask for an authentic interpretation.”

At the Italian site Corrispondenza romana we find a longish reaction to Amoris laetitia from His Excellency Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider. The text is in Italian, but eventually it will be translated in full (but not by me and not today).  Here … Continue reading

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