Category Archives: Pokin’ Hornet Nests With A Stick

The Solemnity of the Perpetual Transferal of the Ascension

It wouldn’t hurt to go to Mass today, even if you don’t “have” to. How and when did this transferal in the US take place? Glad you asked. Here’s what the USCCB website says about it, in part: In accord … Continue reading

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If it’s Holy Thursday, it Must Be Time to Discuss Foot Washing

If it’s Holy Thursday, and it’s St Blog’s Parish, then it’s time to bring up the foot washing foofaraw. I know Pope Francis modified the rubrics in 2016, and that the USCCB has officially updated them and followed suit, and that … Continue reading

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Whenever I See Communion Line Blessings…

…this goes through my mind. Communion line blessings are a liturgical innovation that needs to stop. There’s no ancient tradition supporting it, and no need for it other than to make people feel included. I get it – most people don’t like … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on the Al Smith Dinner

When Jesus said “Feed my sheep”, not sure this was what he meant. Talk about feeding the hands that bite you, huh? Return to The Catholic Conspiracy

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