Daily Archives: 9 January 2023

ASK FATHER: Can we pray to the Poor Souls in Purgatory to intercede for us?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: On a recent podcast a priest said that asking a specific person in Purgatory to pray for you/us is necromancy. Thoughts? My first reaction is that Father seems not to understand the difference between conjuring spirits … Read More

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Daily (sort of) Rome Shot 629

Welcome registrants: bwp2005-2022 JamesRockford Okay… maybe not of Rome itself, but it’s Roman right down to the maniple.  My sender wrote: The TLM is so alive that the superhero-priests in children’s books are wearing maniples. I think we’re winning. Yes, … Read More


Your Holy Family (NO: Epiphany) Sunday Sermon Notes – 2023

Too many people today are without good, strong preaching, to the detriment of all. Share the good stuff. In very many places the observance of Epiphany (which is really on 6 January) was transferred to this Sunday. Was there a GOOD … Read More

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