Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

The 8th Sorrow of the Blessed Virgin Mary

This meditation was posted on the Vultus Christi blog today, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. It’s too apt and beautiful not to share: The 8th Sorrow of my maternal and Immaculate Heart is that my Son is so offended … Continue reading

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To bow – or to kneel?

There has been more than a little confusion recently following the instruction from various Bishop’s (and Archbishop’s) regarding the question of kneeling or bowing before receiving Our Blessed Lord present in the Eucharist. I suppose Archbishop Nichols started it – … Continue reading


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Active Participation

Week two of the new translation of theses has been and gone, the new words of the responses still feel unusual and awkward and more than a few “and also with you”s (followed by chagrined expostulations) were heard at Mass.

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