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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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