Daily Archives: 31 October 2020

LIVE VIDEO – 1 Nov 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – All Saints

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: All Saints Prayers added: For the sick close to death After Mass: Prayer for priests Today’s texts (trilingual!): … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest gives absolution while I am saying Act of Contrition

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In all the time I have gone to confession, I say the Act of Contrition, and then the priest absolves me. However, the priest at my new parish does Absolution at the same time I am … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Form of absolution was just “I absolve you OF your sins” instead of “FROM your sins”.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: if the priest says” of your Sins, instead of “from your Sins” in absolution would the Absolution still be valid and if it is valid could you explain where of and from differ or were they … Continue reading

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#ASonnetADay – 78. “So oft have I invoked thee for my Muse…” HALF WAY POINT!

#ASonnetADay – 78. “So oft have I invoked thee for my Muse…” HALF WAY POINT! pic.twitter.com/E4XTFy6ERV — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) October 31, 2020

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Food for thought: American Venerables and the election

I am trying to imagine Ven. Fulton Sheen supporting a pro-abortion catholic presidential candidate who is clearly cognitively strained.  I can’t do it.   He might not share POTUS’ style, but Sheen was a patriot and he had the right order of … Continue reading

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To the tune of “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” 

The official Parodohymnodist of the blog, Fr. Ferguson, has sent me an offering for the observance of Reformation Day. (Oh, how I wish there were a choir with big pipe organ out there who would record this and send it … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO – 31 Oct. 1200h CDT – NOON Traditional Latin Mass – B.V.M. on Saturday – Prayer in time of pandemic

Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h).  (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday Prayers added: For family After Mass: Prayer in time of pandemic Today’s texts … Continue reading

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31 Oct – 1 Nov – USA: CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS – “Fall Back!” – POLL on Daylight Savings Time

Tonight we change our clocks. According to our artificial imposition of clocks on the passage of time we “lose” an hour of sunlight. We really don’t, but that is how it seems because we go by clocks and not by … Continue reading

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