Daily Archives: 8 December 2022

ASK FATHER: Does “for all” instead of “for many” make the Mass invalid? Should I receive Communion if I doubt validity?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My schedule required me to attend a lunchtime Novus Ordo near my office today.  The priest (I believe intentionally) modified the Eucharistic Prayer, employing the old “for all” translation of pro multis. As far as I … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 600, etc.

Meanwhile,…. White to move and win material. NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till the next day so there won’t be “spoilers” for others. Interested in learning?  Try THIS.   You might check out a “freebie”, too.  HERE Your use of … Read More

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Tota pulchra es, Maria

Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception! Here’s something beautiful for Our Lady. When I was in seminary in Rome, the rector called everyone to the chapel and personally taught all the men this chant. Here’s another version which I love, … Read More

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Happy 17th Birthday to the Blog!

Happy 17th birthday to this blog. I cannot say adequately how grateful I am to you, especially long-time readers.  It’s like a parish which has developed over the years. To my benefactors, those who have been sending ad hoc or … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2022: 12 – Thursday 2nd Week of Advent: Immaculate

It seems that Soundcloud was down for some time. A series of 5 minute daily podcasts for Advent 2022. Today is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, and so we focus on the Blessed Virgin Mary with Fr. Troadec and … Read More

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