Ben Butera

Why Attend Mass?

With a holy day of obligation coming up on Wednesday for the Feast of the Assumption, the topic of why Catholics are obliged to attend Mass may come up. In fact, the whole subject of why attend Mass at all

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Nap Time

  From LarryD at Acts of the Apostasy:   SLEEPY HOLLOW – Three-year-old Remy Nodderson took full advantage of the gospel at Sunday’s Mass, as the priest read the long form rather than omitting the bracketed sections, allowing him to

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Saint Augustine: The Body and The Blood

Christ bore Himself in His hands, when He offered His body saying: “this is my body.” Saint Augustine  Continuing on with our Lenten series in which Saint Augustine is our guide, go here  , here  ,here  , here, here , here  and here to read the first seven posts in

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Res et Explicatio for AD 9-13-2010

[Update:  RealCatholicTV is back online!] Salvete TAC readers! Here are my observations and opinions on the Catholic Church in the Internet: 1. A RealCatholicTV (RCTV) representative is reporting that they have been experiencing technical difficulties and should be up and

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TLM in Houston

Tomorrow this Sunday, June 20th at 1:00pm, Houston’s Annunciation Church (1618 Texas Street, Houston, TX 77003) will be hosting the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter as they celebrate a Solemn High Mass according to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman

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