Daily Archives: 5 March 2018

German bishops on Communion: Discernment über alles!

My old friend Msgr. Hans Feichtinger has penned for First Things a piece about the German bishops. DISCERNMENT ÜBER ALLES The German bishops have announced that they will soon publish new guidelines for reception of the Holy Eucharist. [Because the old … Continue reading

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Wherein Card. Kasper tells us what we can and can’t say

This from Jesuit-run Amerika: Cardinal Kasper: Quit throwing around the word ‘heretic’ [Hmmm.  I’ll bet he says that!] Think twice before calling someone a “heretic.” That is the seemingly simple advice from Cardinal Walter Kasper, the prominent German theologian whose ideas … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: What are the Four Catholic Creeds?

From a reader… What are the Four Catholic Creeds, and why don’t we use the most recent one in Mass? Good question.  Let’s start with some basics, which many readers might not know. Our English word “creed” is from Old … Continue reading

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Rube Goldberg Machine

This is how I occasionally see my day develop. Wow. Right?

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20 Years Later: #WhoKilledFatherKunz

Last Saturday, 3 March, we had a Requiem Mass for in the intention of the late Fr. Alfred Kunz. It was the 20th anniversary of his murder.  His body was found on 4 March 1998, though he was probably killed … Continue reading

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