moving the immovable

Corpus Christi – What’s Missing

By Cindy Paslawski / June 15, 2022 /

As the Feast of Corpus Christi nears, it is worth noticing that Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament is not a mere a participation prize

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Why we need 12 Days of Christmas and How the Catholic Bishops Robbed us of Them

By Dustin P.J. Murphy / December 27, 2016 /

Many in America tell us God has no place in the public sphere. Especially Jesus. Nativity scenes are forbidden on Government property, unless it’s one of a hundred different displays. Christmas is preceded by months of advertising. The “you need this” advertising of vehicles and jewelry now began soon after Halloween.  Christmas is secularized.  To top…

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Eating Gyros on Good Friday? Kiril Sends Message to Francis on the Easter Date

By John B. Manos / June 24, 2015 /

Being half Greek and enjoying a gyro, while at the same time enjoying the meat-free Great Lent can cause some peculiar cravings once Easter season arrives each year. My Polish half cannot fathom  Easter Sunday without ham. Kielbasa is nice, but ham. Ham. Ham with horseradish. Ham with hard boiled egg. Ham slice on babka bread. There’s always a little tension, however,…

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Confusing the Little Things Obscures the Big: Ascension Thursday

By John B. Manos / May 9, 2013 /

In Acts 1:3 we read that Our Lord ascended to Heaven forty days after His Glorious Resurrection. The importance of this Feast is punctuated by Fr. Hardon: It is very important to be convinced that Christ’s Ascension into heaven was an historical fact. As early as the beginning of the second century, St. Ignatius of…

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Was Today First Saturday? or… No First Saturday this month?

By John B. Manos / April 13, 2013 /

If Annunciation, an immovable feast, was moved all the way from March 25 to April 8th, this past Monday, then that must mean that any other immovable feast, and similar votive intent is moved as well, correct? Last Saturday was the first Saturday in April. But, because that was low Saturday, it was not proper…

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