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“The legalization of the termination of pregnancy is none other than the authorization given to an adult, with the approval of an established law, to take the lives of children yet unborn and thus incapable of defending themselves. It is difficult to imagine a more unjust situation, and it is very difficult to speak of obsession in a matter such as this, where we are dealing with a fundamental imperative of every good conscience — the defense of the right to life of an innocent and defenseless human being.”
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There is a good and thoughtful post over at The Recovering Dissident Catholic about attire in church.
Some background. There is an especially irksome group called the Rainbow Sash Movement who put on sashes to protest the Church’s teaching on … Continue reading
Today is the feast of St. Aurea of Ostia, a martyr from the 2nd century about whom we know nothing. St. Aurea figures in the ongoing story of St. Augustine of Hippo and his mother St. Monnica.
To find out why … Continue reading
ALERT: I have zeroed in on a restaurant specializing in fish which, amazingly, I have not been to yet. More amazingly, it is not far from where I live.
Aimeh! Too little time….
This place is situated along the Via … Continue reading
This time we hear St. Augustine of Hippo’s tr. 124 on the Gospel of John, in which he explores what Christ meant when He told Peter to follow Him but told John that He would have to stay until He … Continue reading
There is an AP article which a friend tipped me to in the Chicago Tribune. The usual cliches pepper this piece (my emphases):
Pope plans to revive old-style Latin mass By Nicole WinfieldAssociated Press
May 19, 2007
VATICAN CITY — A Vatican … Continue reading
In this PODCAzT we hear St. Leo’s (+461) second sermon on the Ascension, s. 74. This is an amazing piece of work. Also, I talk about angels and how there is an angelic battle being waged for your soul.
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In no way to I think this is exhaustive. It is just what quickly came to mind. I spent a summer doing nothing but reading 19th c. English novels. You could … Continue reading
In this PODCAzT we delved into s. 263A of St. Augustine of Hippo (+430) which is about the Lord’s Ascension. I also dig into uniting our sufferings to the Lord, especially in Holy Mass. Finally I talk about Card. Castrillion … Continue reading
His Eminence DarÃo Card. CastrillÃ³n Hoyos delivered an address at the meeting of CELAM in Brazil.
Here are some of the good bits. My emphases. The less than smooth translation is not mine. I have fixed it in a couple … Continue reading
Today, the Vigil of Ascension, this PODCAzT brings to you a selection of St. Leo the Great’s (+461) sermon s. 73 on the Ascension. Whassup with transfering Ascension Thursday to Sunday? I talk about the Collect for the Ascension Mass … Continue reading