Daily Archives: 26 January 2021

Pecknold on Biden on Augustine

I studiously avoided any coverage of the “inauguration” last week.  I have, after that, done my best to avert my eyes from news.   I did see that D.C. was turned into an armed bastion through the deployment of subsequently abused … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Indulgence for kissing a new priest’s hands

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is there really an indulgence for kissing the hands of a newly ordained priest?  I’ve heard different accounts.  And how long is “newly”? I have written about this before.   For example, HERE. There is no indulgence, … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 60

Photo by Bree Dail.  

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Navy Chaplain posthumously received the Navy Cross

Here is something that I had readied for posting and then, given recent events, the draft scrolled away from my view. Take a moment to check out this piece at the Navy Times about the posthumous awarding of the Navy Cross … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Communion in the hand at the Traditional Latin Mass

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, is allowing Communion in the Hand at the TLM/EF Mass something that is at the discretion of the local ordinary? I don’t know if some of our parish’s “extra” priests are confused, but even though … Read More

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