Category Archives: LITURGY

ONCE GERMAN BULLDOGS LATCH ONTO A BONE, THEY NEVER LET GO. e.g. MARTIN LUTHER

!!!!   Communion for the Remarried Still a Heated Debate Fresh opposition to Kasper’s ideas from Cardinal Brandmüller. And also from the vicar general of Chur and seven theologians and canonists of four countries. But in the theological faculty of … Continue reading

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THE OCTOBER SYNOD OF BISHOPS REQUIRES A LOT OF PREPARATION BY THE BISHOP DELEGATES, ARE THEY DOING IT?

!!!! THREE TOPICS FOR THE 2014 SYNOD ON MARRIAGE By Dr. Edward Peters   Some lay experts at the 2012 Synod of Bishops The project to justify holy Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics seems to be losing steam. That’s good. As … Continue reading

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REGARDLESS OF THE TRUTH OF KASPER’S STATEMENT, PRIESTS AND DEACONS STILL HAVE THE GRAVE OBLIGATION OF MARRIAGE PREPARATION

!!!! Does Canon 1066 amount to a coin toss? by Dr. Edward Peters     THE CODE OF CANON LAW PASTORAL CARE AND THE PREREQUISITES FOR THE CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE Can. 1063 Pastors of souls are obliged to ensure that their … Continue reading

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JAY CARNEY CAN WEAVE AND DODGE AWAY FROM THE TRUTH, BUT FATHER LOMBARDI CANNOT

!!!! Father Frederico Lombardi, S.J., Vatican Spokesman I understand Fr. Lombardi’s unwillingness to comment on statements allegedly made by the pope to private persons. I’m not sure his ‘No Comment’ policy can be observed in the long run, but I … Continue reading

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BRAVO CARLO CARDINAL CAFFARRA, MAY YOUR TRIBE INCREASE AND GROW IN POWER

!!!! Cardinal Caffarra’s firm stance on communion for “remarried”: Its approval would mean complete end of “Catholic doctrine on human sexuality” Regarding the wild proposals of Cardinal Kasper made before the last Consistory of Cardinals regarding legitimizing by way of … Continue reading

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THE LORD MAKES HIMSELF PRESENT ON THE ALTAR IN ORDER TO ENABLE US TO SHARE IN HIS ACT OF SELF-SACRIFICE

!!!!   How to Enter into the Time and Space of God Pope Francis makes a surprise break with his silence on the liturgy. “It is the cloud of God that envelops us all,” he says. And he calls for … Continue reading

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WHEN IS A SECOND ‘MARRIAGE’ NOT A MARRIAGE

!!!! The banns of marriage, commonly known simply as the “banns” or “bans” (from a Middle English word meaning “proclamation,” rooted in Frankish and from there to Old French[1]), are the public announcement in a Christian parish church of an … Continue reading

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JUST BECAUSE THE SEAL OF CONFESSION HAS BEEN INVOKED DOES NOT MEAN THAT IT REALLY EXISTS

!!!! From the mailbox: a question on the seal of Confession by Dr. Edward Peters . I have some questions about the seal of Confession. Okay. . Last year, a young person told a Catholic priest about a difficult experience. Okay, … Continue reading

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LATIN IS THE COMMON CORE OF OUR LANGUAGE

!!!! Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know by Brett & Kate McKay on July 25, 2013 http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/07/25/latin-words-and-phrases-every-man-should-know/ in Manly Knowledge, Travel & Leisure What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Teddy Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill have in common? … Continue reading

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THERE IS NOTHING ORDINARY ABOUT ORDINARY LITURGICAL TIME

ORDINARY TIME January 19, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler As we enter the liturgical season of Ordinary Time, there is a temptation to think that the Church means “Ordinary” in the dull and uninspired sense commonly implied by ordinariness; … Continue reading

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