Daily Archives: 19 December 2019

ASK FATHER: Irritating fundraisers during Mass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was and still am a strong supporter of the EF, but after years of building and developing both personal and professional relationships, I fell away from my faith. I have recently begun attending Sunday Mass … Continue reading

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WDTPRS The O Antiphons: 19 December – TRUEST Liberation Theology!

Here is the O Antiphon for 19 December: O Radix Jesse Again Our Lord is presented as the Liberator. LATIN: O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum … Continue reading

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GARUM WATCH! Ancient factory found in Israel

Garum. I occasionally write of garum. The ancient Romans eagerly doused their foods and used as a cooking ingredient a fermented fish sauce: garum.  The preparation of garum is described by Pliny.  Modern Vietnamese fish sauce and modern S. Italian … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Inside Notre-Dame de Paris since the fire, things that survived

Here is a video from inside Notre-Dame in Paris.  You can see what has been going on after the fire.  You can see some of the things that survived. And…

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ASK FATHER: Peter’s Pence these days. Alternatives?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I read an article in the Wall Street Journal this morning about how the Peter’s Pence collection largely funds the Vatican deficit. I am a stickler for finance and am forced to run a very lean … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Frustrated by a lack of reverence, liturgical discipline. Am I in the right church? Is this Really God’s house?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: This is my first letter to you. I am old and grew up with the old Mass. I have tolerated the NO for years and years. But it has grown steadily worse. Today’s Sunday Mass (in … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2019 19: Divine tears of the Infant Jesus

Here is ADVENTCAzT 19, for Thursday in the 3rd Week of Advent. Dom Prosper Guéranger reminds us to do penance during Advent.  Card. Bacci talks about the divine tears of the Infant Jesus. US HERE – UK HERE These 5 … Continue reading

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