Category Archives: HONORED GUESTS

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ASK FATHER: Can a Roman Catholic in good conscience date a Sedevacantist?

From a reader…. QUAERITUR: I have been on Catholic Match and found a lady whose family considers themselves independent Catholics. They attend Mass at the Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI) or SSPV. Can a Roman Catholic in good conscience date … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: All who enter a church must sign a visitors book, include name, contact details

From a reader… QUAERITUR: In my home diocese (in Australia) our Bishop has decreed that all people who enter a church must sign into a visitor’s book and include their name, contact details and the time of entry and departure. … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Seeing devout people kneel to pray before statues

From a reader… QUAERITUR: During these troubled times living in Northern Wisconsin I have found my faith thru you and now through Our Lady of Good Help in Champion Wis. I noticed praying before Our Lady, Mother Mary, the faithful, … Continue reading

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Spectacular B as in B, S as in S

Today in the reading for St. Venerable Bede, we heard from St. Paul to Timothy: For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

PLEASE use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. Let’s remember all who … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Cohabiting couple who own a house. (MUST READ HILARITY!)

I don’t like hypothetical questions.  “What if’s…?” can go on forever. However, this one was interesting.  So I reached out to my friend Fr. Ferguson, knowing in my bones that what I would get back would be a doozy. It’s … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s VOICEMAIL! A spiffy message in Latin!

From my voicemail… this is fun. This fellow on 30 March was able to follow my live-streamed Mass.  HERE He sent me a message in Latin! Gratias libenter propter verba sententiasque persolvo! How to reach my voicemail. Nota bene: I … Continue reading

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READER FEEDBACK: Live Masses and what the The British Government just did

I received some interesting feedback today from a reader in England: From a reader… Thank you very much indeed for The Divine Mass, today. I counted up to 50 “Virtual” Congregation Members, today. You will be pleased to know that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST for a young priest diagnosed with ALS – #padresfight

I have sad news. Fr.  Dana Christensen, a priest of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, who comments here frequently, has been diagnosed to be in the initial stages of  amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, or “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”.   There is no … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “I dread the Feast of the Holy Family.”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Every year since so returned to the Church I dread the Feast of the Holy Family. I don’t come from a pious family, nor am I married, but instead chose to live a life of perpetual … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 180: Kwasniewski on how Vatican II reversed the order of priority, exalting “active participation” over proper liturgical worship of God

I found a great article at LifeSite by Peter Kwasniewski which screamed to be made into a podcast.  Sometimes I do this with good articles to make sure the content is more available to those who are pressed for time … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests … Continue reading

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