ad orientem

Thank God! Fr. Heilman Reports Bishop Morlino Stops Communion in the Hand

By John B. Manos / April 12, 2017 /

Thank God for good news from the Church in America. A post making the rounds today from Fr. Heilman’s blog reports the following: Now, during last evening’s Chrism Mass, Bishop Morlino concluded his homily by appealing to all of his priests in his diocese to strongly encourage their parishioners to begin receiving Communion on the tongue…

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Rockford Bishop Spreads the Disunity of Pastoral Unity.

By John B. Manos / January 19, 2017 /

Alternate Title:  Stop trashing Ad Orientem while Ignoring Communion in the Hand The hippies win again… or: When AmChurch Smacks Trads, it Does it With HARSHEST RIGIDITY Word is spreading today of discussion on the Bishop of Rockford, who wrote in his pastoral letter that: First, as I noted at that time, we are all…

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Continued Abuse of Extraordinary Ministers Proves Cardinal Sarah’s Ad Orientem would be No Different Even Had the Pope Signed off

By John B. Manos / July 31, 2016 /

Subtitle for the Liturgically impaired:  Ad Orientem means “towards the east” or in ICEL dynamic equivalence “facing the east”. I love listening to the radio, and many programs I like are available on podcast. Sometimes I listen to a podcast again, even though I heard the live show, because I pick up things I didn’t hear…

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