Daily Archives: 16 December 2017

ASK FATHER: Our old, misused friend, “Ecclesia supplet”

From a  reader… QUAERITUR: I attended a lecture today and it was about Ecclesiology The author said that those who are outside the Catholic Church can be saved because of the overflow of graces via Ecclesia Supplet. Provided they have … Continue reading

Please share!
Share
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , | 16 Comments

ASK FATHER: Communion service on priest’s day off.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’ve never looked up any documents about “communion services”. Other than the obvious occassions where Holy Communion is distributed outside of Mass (viaticum, Good Friday, etc.), what’s the story with “Communion services”? Are they allowed? We … Continue reading

Please share!
Share
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Priests and Priesthood | Tagged | 21 Comments

ACTION ITEM! Help the Benedictines of Mary! Urgent before Christmas.

Some news from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.  I often feature music from their great discs in my podcasts. They have a lot of their income from their music discs. The sisters need urgent help. This news came: … Continue reading

Please share!
Share
Posted in ACTION ITEM!, Women Religious | Tagged | 8 Comments

WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Advent: The childlike dash

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”, the first word of the Introit chant. This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent, just Laetare Sunday does … Continue reading

Please share!
Share
Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, WDTPRS | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Advent: The childlike dash