Daily Archives: 24 December 2018

ASK FATHER: Your favorite Nativity image

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What is your favorite Christmas image? Well, a rather personal and extremely difficult question. Without a lot of reflection, what came quickly to mind is the 1597 painting in the Prado by Federico Barocci. There’s stillness … Continue reading

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Remembering @BishopMorlino at Christmas

The late, great Extraordinary Ordinary, Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, enjoyed Christmas.   On Christmas Eve he had priest friends come for supper before his vigil Mass.  That’s where, surely, we would be as I type this. Alas. … Continue reading

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Your Christmas Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at your Mass of Obligation for the Nativity of Our Lord?   Or perhaps you went to more than one Mass? Let us know what it was! Yes, a good … Continue reading

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Portuguese Bishop denies perpetual virginity of Mary

UPDATE 26 Dec: The bishop “corrected” things – he thinks – in a sermon.  HERE UPDATE 24 Dec: Note below that I wrote: “what they are reported to have said” From a reader … Quick update: as expected Bp. Linda … Continue reading

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