Daily Archives: 4 September 2017

Fr. Z heading to Rome for Summorum Pontificum, also asks for input

A few items as the Labor Day weekend winds to a close. First, I will be in Rome for the Summorum Pontificum Pilgrimage. I’m only there for a week and I will be REALLY BUSY for a lot of it. … Read More

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Help Carmelite nuns who make altar linens

There are several groups of sisters whom I like to support.  I just received a note from another: the Carmelites of Port Tobacco. Frankly, I had to look that up to see if it was a real place and group. … Read More

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NoKo EMP: The calculations have changed

From Breitbart: Gaffney: On North Korea, ‘Strategic Patience’ Has Enabled Strategic Blackmail When Barack Obama handed off to his successor the presidency of the United States, he impressed upon Donald Trump that his greatest worry was North Korea. The intervening … Read More


ASK FATHER: EMHC’s at a Communion rail

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can a lay person who is commissioned as an EMHC distribute Holy Communion to communicants kneeling at a Communion rail under the Novus Ordo? Allow me to remind the readership of the 1997 document which ought to frame every questions … Read More

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