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Is cutting off the money the way to go?

The other day, I posted a question from a reader about a priest who had, for the second year, put out a “gay” flag at the parish for Hubris Week.  HERE I suggest that, in a situation like this where satisfaction … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Send electronic donations to parish by texting during Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’m not a registered user of your blog but I do “lurk” on a daily basis. I would appreciate it if you could comment on the following which was written up in our Sunday (Nov. 8th) Bulletin. “Next … Continue reading

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Of Latin and Sunday collections

I was alerted to an interesting point found in a parish bulletin. Old Saint Mary’s in Cincinnati provides information about the weekly totals for the collections at Masses.  The totals for 26 May were interesting.  HERE Given that the 11 … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The collection basket when you are poor.

From a reader: I experienced something today at Mass I’ve never experienced before. When the collection basket got passed around and I put nothing in, the lady sitting next to me “tsk’d” me. I’m a student with no money, and … Continue reading

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