Category Archives: 1983 CIC can. 915

ASK FATHER: Friday penance in Lent on the Feast of St. Joseph

From a reader… QUAERITUR: You have frequently posted blogs stating that the Friday penance is abrogated when that Friday is a solemnity. Would that apply to a Lenten Friday also, in this case tomorrow – the solemnity of the glorious … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Mass intention register … in Latin

From a seminarian: First, many prayers for you always! Second, many of us at the seminary are looking for a personal mass intention book to keep record of masses. Preferably we have seen a red version that is labeled in … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Is confirmation necessary for ordination?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: To validly take up holy orders, must a Catholic also be confirmed in addition to being baptized? There are two absolutely necessary things for valid ordination to Holy Orders… all three Holy Orders, Diaconate, Priesthood, Episcopate: … Read More

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Ash Wednesday – Fasting, Abstinence, and You (with notes on alligator, endothermic moonfish, &, of course, muskrat

According to the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church, Latin Church Catholics are bound to observe fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. Here are some details. I am sure you know them already, but they are good … Read More

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“Ab arbore autem fici discite parabolam…”

There must be something special about the number 230. Libs in Congress successfully blocked changes to Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Acts which says that Big Tech controlled social media cannot be treated like a publisher, which gives … Read More

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Card. Müller: “[I]t is “better to vote for a good Protestant than for a bad Catholic.”

Holy Church is precisely for sinners, for bad Catholics. The Lord is going to sort us all out in good time, as in the parable of the wheat and the tares. Everlasting bliss for some, eternal agony and fire for … Read More

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Prot. N. 655/09/L v. can. 223 and bishops restricting Communion on the tongue

Remember 2009? H1N1 “Swine Flu” Pandemic.  Right? Here’s some food for thought for bishops out there who think that they can simply run over the law – and people – via the excuse of can. 223. Meanwhile, in a US … Read More

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ASK FATHER: What to do if marriages are not allowed until the pandemic passes?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was wondering if, given the circumstances and churches not allowing\ marriages to take place, if the Church permits a civil legal marriage to afford the couple the legal rights of a married couple and hold … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Priest allows EMHCs to take Communion home

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Some relatives told us that this past Saturday night for the Easter Vigil they were allowed to bring home consecrated hosts which then they decided to consume while watching a livestreamed Mass, at the moment when … Read More

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ASK FATHER: How do we fulfill our Easter Duty in this time of pandemic lockdown?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Hi Father – my question is about how to fulfill the Easter duty during this time of quarantine. Does a spiritual communion during a “parking lot mass” on Easter Sunday count? Also, our pastor has insisted … Read More

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LifeSite posts verbatim interview with Bp. Sorondo of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. It isn’t pretty.

Diane Montagna posted something at LifeSite that serves a good purpose. She sat down with the controversial head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (you know, the crowd that has Jeffrey Sachs on speed-dial) who are musing about “transhumanism”, Bishop … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Right of appeal of a diocesan Catholic school

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I pray that you will answer this query. Under canon law, is there any right of appeal regarding the closure of a diocesan Catholic elementary school, currently under the auspices of a particular parish. There are … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Pay the German “Church Tax” or not, given what the German Church is doing?

From a GERMAN reader… QUAERITUR: Currently, I am required to pay my income tax in Germany, which also includes the “Church Tax” as I have declared that I am a Roman Catholic. It appears one cannot just opt-out of this … Read More

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D. Grand Rapids – Priest denies Communion to Lesbian judge married to a woman. He’s now under attack.

UPDATE 2 Dec 2019: This story has now thudded into a hardly surprising new phase. HERE She went to a Methodist “inclusion” gathering and tool their “communion”. I like the bit in the video where she says, “It’s not about … Read More

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@JamesMartinSJ twists the truth again… on purpose?

Fr James Martin, LGBTQSJ.   The Jesuit homosexualist activist. There are so many things to say about James Martin. Let’s focus today on the whopper he tweeted about Communion for pro-abortion politicians. Two tweets… connected. Denying Communion to politicians, Democrat or … Read More

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Communion denied to pro-abortion candidate Biden. Good.

Here’s a good thing.   The priest at this parish rightly denied Holy Communion to former VP Joe Biden according to can. 915.   By can. 916 he should not have presented himself for Communion. From ABC news in S. Carolina. FLORENCE, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Repeat a wedding ceremony with a friend presiding?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Long time reader, first time questioner. I have a friend that will soon be getting married. On Saturday he will have a traditional Catholic Church wedding. However, on Sunday he is having a reception in which … Read More

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Canonist Ed Peters eviscerates bishops – one in particular – who won’t apply law

Right away go over to canonist Ed Peters’ place and read his vivisection of Card. Cupich. It’s not just Cupich whom he has eviscerated.  It’s all the bishops who refuse to implement the Church’s Canon Law.   I believe bishops take … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Missing Mass in a winter storm

From a reader… QUAERITUR: This Sunday morning a big snow storm made the roads look treacherous. I live 10 miles from church. I assumed Mass was cancelled but could find no texts or other notices either way. Later, I found … Read More

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MUST READ: The Papalatrous catholic Left and “Horizonal Schism”

Speaking of brilliant, you will want to pay attention to the following. Canonist Ed Peters turns the canonical sock about schism, can. 751, inside out.  There are two dimensions of schism, you see.   The papalatrous catholic Left has probably fallen into … Read More

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