Daily Archives: 4 February 2018

ASK FATHER: Newly canonized saints and the Traditional Roman Rite. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In the 1962 Rubrics, Votive Mass of any Saint with an entry in the Roman Martyrology. Does this include the current Martyrology? Yes, no? No and yes. No, in the sense that Summorum Pontificum authorized the use of … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Can I workout on Sunday?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I work in an office for 8 hours each weekday. Any physical activity I can get is a welcome relief. Am I able to work out on Sundays without violating the third commandment? Let’s turn first … Read More

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday obligation? Let us know. For my part, taking a cue from the Gospel for Sexagesima Sunday, the parable of the sower … Read More


Efforts to “queer” the Church and explaining @JamesMartinSJ

Tell me this isn’t coordinated. First, for a while now, some theologian friends and I have watched with a measure of distaste and concern a “queering of theology”. I see today via Corrispondenza Romana a story entitled: “Papa Francesco apre … Read More

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