Daily Archives: 2 June 2018

AUSTRIA: Woman carried monstrance, read Gospel, blessed faithful on Corpus Christ

It is probable that widespread Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and many Masses coram Sanctissimo preserved Austria from the Protestant revolt, or so I have been told. Now, it seems as if every story about anything Catholic that comes out of … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Can lay people baptize?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: May a lay natural father baptize his own child? As an expectant father, I have heard conflicting views on this practice. Obviously, the priest is the proper and ordinary authority for this, I was simply curious. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Do I have to say “Amen” for weird Prayers of the Faithful at Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Are we required to join in the prayers of the faithful at Mass? Sometimes these can be excruciatingly political and occasionally downright wrong. For instance, on the recent solemnity of Our Lady Help of Christians (I’m … Read More

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Fr. Tom “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!” Reese, SJ, shills for Big-Business Abortion

This is about par for the Jesuit course. From Breitbart: Jesuit Priest Tells Catholics to Fight Abortion by Electing ‘Pro-Choice Democrats’ Writing for Religion News Service (RNS)— Father Reese, the former editor-in-chief of [Jesuit] America Magazine—says that “pro-lifers must consider … Read More

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27-29 July great Hispanic events @GuadalupeShrine in Wisconsin – plan a pilgrimage

I had notice of an upcoming event at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near La Crosse, Wisconsin. If you have never visited this beautiful shrine, you might consider a summer road trip pilgrimage.  Also in Wisconsin is the … Read More

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Benedict XVI on three purposes for Corpus Christi

In 1986 the English edition of Joseph Ratzinger’s Feast of Faith was published by Ignatius Press.  US HERE – UK HERE In that volume Benedict XVI reflected on the feast of Corpus Christi. His Holiness juxtaposed the sad decline of Eucharistic devotions … Read More

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