Day 137 – Captain’s Log: Basic (Horizontal) Primers on Church Architecture

Friday, July 31, 2020 – Nothing says “Happy Birthday” better than a house full of people praying the Rosary followed by a horde of kiddos running around, hopped up on cupcakes. It really was a spectacular day! I love my Catholic family. And yes, I know I am a day behind in saying that. Sorry. Read More

Day 136 – Captain’s Log: the Basic Primers on the Novus Ordo Mass

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – Yesterday was cool and all with dragons, but it is now time to get back to our logs of various things… Part IV: what is the “Novus Ordo” Part XII: Novus Ordo – Introductory Rites Part XIII: Novus Ordo – Liturgy of the Word Part XIV: Novus Ordo – Liturgy Read More

Day 134 – Captain’s Log: the Basic Primers on the Extraordinary Form of the Mass

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 – Again, because the basic primers on the Mass were so, well, massive (snort! See what I did there!?), we broke the re-cap into smaller chunks. Today’s chunk is a listing of the basic primers on the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. You know, the Latin stuff (that is apparently not Read More

Day 133 – Captain’s Log: Some of the Basic Primers on the Mass

Monday, July 27, 2020 – Today is a run-down of the primer posts on the Mass. Well, I am going to divide them up into three posts: basics, Extraordinary Form, and Novus Ordo. Why? Well, remember that this basic primer went on for a couple of weeks… But, fear not, dear reader! Today will be Read More

Day 132 – Captain’s Log: All the Basic Primers on the Eucharist

Sunday, July 26, 2020 – A while ago someone asked me to pull together all the little primer posts on whatever it was we were discussing at the time. Since I cannot remember what that was, I’ll go through and post a run-down for each topic of all the little primer posts…starting with Mrs. Flusche’s Read More

Day 129 – HDO Throwdown: Solemnity of All Saints

Thursday, July 23, 2020 – And for our last Holy Day Throwdown…November 1st: Solemnity of All Saints! I covered the Holy Days of Obligation in order according to the liturgical calendar. However, it is also fitting that this particular Holy Day comes last because it is basically the “catch-all” day for the multitude of unknown Read More

Day 128 – HDO Throwdown: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 – Ooooo…only two Holy Days of Obligation left to discuss. Well, onward! Today we will be doing our Holy Day throwdown on August 15th: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is one of those Holy Days that a lot of people scratch their head at. Certainly not Read More