Tag Archives: Mass

Are We Walking to Heaven Backward?

Are we walking to heaven backward?  Msgr Charles Pope writes on the Priest’s orientation during the celebration of Mass. … The liturgical questions of the history of the eastward orientation and its recent loss, of how and why we got … Continue reading

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Man Shot in the Head at Mass

In the Huffington Post: A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of walking into a Catholic church and shooting his father-in-law in the back of the head during Mass. Charles Richard Jennings Jr., 35, was captured Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading

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Priest Celebrates ‘Star Wars’ Communion

Meanwhile… in Germany. Details:  It wasn’t Darth Vader who gave the blessing to the first communion children. This was personally undertaken by Pastor Christoph Nobs with a bright green laser sword at the celebration of a Star Wars First Communion … Continue reading

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The Eight Secrets of a Good Mass

In the Catholic Herald, some good tips: … I have recently been on holiday and during my time off I went to Church “disguised” as a layman and observed a few things. I am sure lots of people would like to … Continue reading

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Now I Sell Jesus Christ…

Canadian priest’s unorthodox evangelization drawing people to the pews. Over at The Deacon’s Bench: Details, from the Catholic Register: A financial analyst turned priest, Fr. Mario Salvadori is marketing an unorthodox and unapologetic formula of evangelization — and youth are … Continue reading

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Chaplain Conducting Mass in Northern Iraq

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How Should We Dress for Mass?

A question asked and answered in The Southern Cross: Please enlighten me and perhaps others who read your newspaper, about an appropriate dress code for Sunday Mass. I find it disrespectful to see not only teenage kids but also adults … Continue reading

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Solemn Mass

Msgr Andrew Burnham celebrated the Solemn Mass and preached at the 2012 #Evangelium Conference.  

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Customary of Our Lady of Walsingham

Conchurl alerts us in a comment here on the anticipated Ordinariate’s interim approved texts: The Customary of Our Lady of Walsingham will be be released on 30th June. Per the description: This is a daily prayer book for the Ordinariate – … Continue reading

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Mass on Mount Kilimanjaro

From the Diocese of Des Moines Facebook page: Thanks to Mercy Medical Center for providing this image from Africa, taken of Msgr. Frank Bognanno celebrating Mass on the eve of the Epiphany. The service, attended by Catholics, Christians, Jews and … Continue reading

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