Daily Archives: 30 January 2018

NYC Days 1-3: Slips and sliders

People either like or hate my food posts. Hence, I enjoy posting them. But first, as I watch what’s going on in the Church right now, two paintings at the MET jumped to my full attention. First, my necessary entrance … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Who is in charge of the Moon?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: It occurs to me that two of the three people on Apollo 11 were in the military at the time of their trip the moon. The command module pilot, Michael Collins, and the lunar module pilot, Buzz Aldrin, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Visiting retired, elderly priests

From a reader.. QUAERITUR: I have a particular devotion to the Priesthood and priests and would like to start visiting retired priests who are no longer able to live in residence in a rectory and have had to move on … Read More

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14 Feb 2018 – St. Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday

Each year that St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, in Lent, we witness the lunacy of dispensations so that people don’t have to do their regular Friday, lenten penance. This year, the Feast of St. Valentine – transmogrified, commercialized … Read More

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