May 2014 archive

Just what is the Mass anyway?

Tridentine Mass celebrated on Palm Sunday in the chapel of Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston. Photo by John Stephen Dwyer

For those who find the Mass somewhat strange, and wonder where on earth we got it from, the answer is short – it’s based on Jewish liturgies, importantly the Passover seder.

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Pope Francis and the microchip

RFID chip compared to a grain of rice

No, Pope Francis is not making people get microchipped. I’ve seen this nonsense in two places now.

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