Daily Archives: 6 March 2020

Wherein Fr. Z proposes possible Communion in the hand during the Traditional Latin Mass

Communion on the hand, though permitted by an indult in most places, is appalling and a major factor in the statistically confirmed plummet in belief by Catholics in the Church’s teachings on the Eucharist.   As soon as possible, Communion on … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Must Holy Water fonts be flowing all the time?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Quick question. In our diocesan review today for a new church I’ve designed, our progressive director of liturgy said that we are REQUIRED to have flowing water in our font according to the authority of the … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2020: 10 – Ember Friday in the 1st Week of Lent: O Queen of Priests and Mother

It’s Friday in the 1st Week of Lent. The Roman Station is Santi Dodici Apostoli. We hear today about a saint who bilocated to be at a Pope’s deathbed.   We also pray, at the foot of the Cross, with Mary, … Continue reading

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