Daily Archives: 6 September 2008

US Bishops who have responded about Speaker Pelosi’s remarks

The American Papist has been keeping and undated list of US Bishops who have issued statements about remarks made by Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Meet The Press.  Speaker Pelosi effectively said that the Church does … Continue reading

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Gov. Palin: ex-Catholic? Stop bugging me about it

I am getting strange and even hysterical e-mail from quite a few people about VP candidate Sarah Palin being an "apostate Catholic".  "BUT FATHER! BUT FATHERFATHERFATHER! WHY aren’t YOU paying ATTENTION to THIS??!?!?!?". Some e-mail is reasonable and mature.  Some … Continue reading

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Fr. Trigilio works for “orientem worship” in his parish

Following on various entries concerning ad orientem worship, and my request that people post their experiences of Holy Mass celebrated ad orientem…. Fr. John Trigilio now posts this, about implementing ad orientem worship in his parish. My emphases and comments. … Continue reading

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Sioux City’s Bp. Nickless on Speaker Pelosi, culture, and voting

The Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, Most Rev. R. Walker Nickless in his diocesan paper The Catholic Globe has issued a statement about Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her distortions of Catholic teaching on human life. This is actually like a … Continue reading

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Speaker Pelosi accepts Archbp. Niederauer’s invitation to “converse”

I am getting notices that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has accepted His Excellency Archbp. Niederauer’s invitation to "converse" about a few things. I solidarity with other blogs, I note that American Papist wrote about this too. Here … Continue reading

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Plating up the “jump in the mouth”

The other day I posted about the minestrone I prepared for a supper with a guest. I was going to post the second course the next day, but realized that the next day, yesterday, was a Friday. Some idiot who … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Your impressions of “ad orientem” worship

In another entry there is discussion of the reintroduction of ad orientem worship in a parish. A priest made this comment: it helped VERY much when laypeople actually gave me positive comments about attending Mass ad orientem.   I put … Continue reading

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