Daily Archives: 12 March 2020

ASK FATHER: I might be contagious. Would it be a sin to go to confession to an elderly priest?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Given that the priests at the chapel where I typically confess are all rather elderly and at high risk should they become infected, would it potentially be morally problematic to go to confession and put them … Read More

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A beautiful Gregorian chant against disease

Several sources sent to me about this chant, but a good one seems to be Rorate right now, which has a well crafted, useful page of the chant. The origins of this prayer are, as some writings have detailed, from the Sisters … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! PROCESSIONS! They’re happening!

I’ve been calling for processions using the traditional Rituale Romanum against the present contagion. Let’s get out there!   Take it to the streets! “Meno chiacchiere… più processioni!… Less chattering … more processions!” I received notice from Birmingham, Alabama’s Cathedral of … Read More

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