Daily Archives: 22 August 2016

A proposal for wymynpriests

Via AlmanaccoDiRoma: On 22 August 1764, during the pontificate of Clement XIII, at Campo de’ Fiori, the hermit Giuseppe Morelli was hanged, guilty for having “celebrated 29 Masses with consecration without being a priest and for received alms from the faithful.” … Read More

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PRP: 5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Our Lady

Today is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, in the newer, Novus Ordo calendar.  So, here is an oldie post from 2006, the final installment of my Patristic Rosary Project. ___ We conclude our Patristic Rosary Project today with … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Converts trying to make 1st Confession –

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My family and I are converting to the church from Protestantism. We are a family of six and we have been turned away from confession at multiple churches because the half hour before Vigil and Sunday Mass wasn’t … Read More

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Detroit’s crafty new tax on churches

From the Detroit News: A balanced budget in Detroit might be something only prayed for, but few could imagine Motor City managers raiding church offering plates for revenue. Yet new drainage fees from the city’s Water and Sewerage Department may … Read More

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22 August: Immaculate Heart and Queenship of Mary

Here are a few thoughts I wrote for my weekly column at the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald: On 22 August we observe, in the traditional Roman calendar, the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  In the newer … Read More

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Reader Feedback

I get lots of email.  Some of it is friendly.  Some of it is not. Here is some friendly feedback: Based in large part on what I have read on this blog, I recently began going to the Latin Mass at … Read More

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