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When Catholics vote. Cardinal Cupich has an issue with certain unidentified campaigners.

The Oak Park Oak Leaves ran an eloquent letter from a well known villager on l’affaire Buchanan . . .

Standing, kneeling for Communion, take your pick. On tongue or in hand. Reverence, anyone? Glad-handing usher, what would Jesus do? What Benedict said . . .

Cardinal Cupich gets a fellow thinking with his newspaper announcement of Eucharist Revival doings, including a special June 30 Mass at Holy Name Cathedral . . .

Asked what sparked my interest in downloading Michael P Foley's paper, "The Whence and Whither of the Kiss of Peace in the Roman Rite" . . .

Prayer to God asking for the priest so there can be mass . . .

Let us now have a peak at the mass of today with attention to its Scripture readings . . .

It's April 25, St. Mark’s Day, Alleluia.

How many times did Catholic leaders have nothing to say when Sun-Times asked about the abuser priest with a long history of ministry . . .

SAINTS JOHN AND PAUL (362 A.D.) Martyrs and what they can tell us about going along to getting along . . .

Liturgical language that works. The Case for Latin. What Catholics pray for during Mass: Should they watch their language?

Do Romans (Catholics) believe in the Real Presence or don’t they? That is the question . . .

Battle is o’er, hell’s armies flee, sang British Catholics in the ’30s and ’40s

God's in the tabernacle, all's right with the world -- If you want it to be

Adam in the underworld on the day we call Holy Saturday -- a tale of unremitting sorrow attuned to a great awakening . . .

The Good Friday non-Mass brings us down, down to the very depths of God knows what, to where down looks up to us . . .

Holy Thursday, Last Supper, final days of the honest-to-God savior of the world

Another word to the wise from the Latin Mass blog. The Wednesday before betrayal.

TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK traditionally speaking . . .

Man at Mass, adventures in the pew

Keep those confessionals humming, if you please, before and during mass if necessary, so that all can be absolved and go to communion . . .

Let the people read at mass. Volunteers, step up, the lectern is yours, your fellow Catholics await you . . .

Receiving holy communion at mass. It’s special. Everybody does it. Almost everybody.

Upcoming primary has an attention-grabber for city of Chicago voters, a binding referendum, meaning we the people make something an ordinance, in this case a soak-the-rich taxation increase . . .

The great Chicago-area slot machine wars of the late 1940s pitted slot owners against various local law-enforcement agencies and those agencies against each other . . .

Pope as Peronist sends trial balloons, plays media like violin, helped in all of it by his protege from Argentina, the new head dogma protector, serving also as voluble front man . . .