Daily Archives: 4 July 2017

PRAYER SUGGESTION: Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

Fathers, you might want to have everyone pray this after Mass on major public holidays in these USA.  This, and other prayers, are deeply needed. The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Patriotic songs at Mass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Fr. Martin recently wrote an article about how patriotic songs should not be sung during mass. His argument is essentially that most national hymns address the nation rather than God. In all honesty, I think he … Read More

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Brick By Brick in Paris

I received a great note from a brand new French priest, ordained for the mighty city of Paris on the great Feast of St. John the Baptist.   He sent links for the video of his ordination in the Cathedral … Read More

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