Monthly Archives: September 2009

Ember Days

Ember days (corruption from Lat. Quatuor Tempora, four times) are the days at the beginning of the seasons ordered by the Church as days of fast and abstinence. They were definitely arranged and prescribed for the entire Church by Pope … Continue reading

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Deuterocanonical Books in the New Testament

Matt. 2:16 – Herod’s decree of slaying innocent children was prophesied in Wis. 11:7 – slaying the holy innocents. Matt. 6:19-20 – Jesus’ statement about laying up for yourselves treasure in heaven follows Sirach 29:11 – lay up your treasure. … Continue reading

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Mass Ad Orientem

Bishop of Tulsa Abandons“Mass Facing the People”Bishop Slattery on Mass Ad Orientem By John Vennari The September 2009 issue of Eastern Oklahoma Catholic featured a brief article by Bishop Edward J. Slattery, Ordinary of the Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The … Continue reading

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