Monthly Archives: October 2008

Something disgusting and evil but very instructive

Satan is our enemy who hates us and desires our eternal pain.  He works with angelic power to corrupt, to confuse, to lull, to pacify.  He has many agents, angelic and human.  Some are his willing minions.  Most are unwitting … Continue reading

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Rorate Reports: SSPX bishops and Mass at Lourdes – Rosary CRUSADE re: the excommunications

Our colleagues at Rorate have this stunner.  Be sure to visit their site.  My emphases and comments. SSPX: pilgrimage and a new Crusade of the Rosary Pictures of the Solemn Mass, of the public recitation of the Holy Rosary, and … Continue reading

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ON FIRE! Bp. Finn of Kansas City – MUST READ

His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City, MO speaks out in his column in the Catholic Key. Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Warriors with Our Eyes Fixed on Heaven Last Saturday I had the privilege of consecrating the … Continue reading

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St. Paul/Mpls: Archbp. Nienstedt on FOCA and voting

His Excelleny Most Reverend John Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis has unsheathed his pen concerning the "Freedom of Choice Act". Here is his statement:  Abp. Nienstedt: Obama’s Freedom of Choice Act is bad legislation The Freedom of Choice … Continue reading

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This morning I went out and could smell woodsmoke as the morning birds began their songs.

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“melius vita quae priscos colat”

A tip of the biretta to the Laudator: Seneca, Phaedra 483-485 (tr. John G. Fitch): No other life is more free and blameless,or better cherishes the ancient ways,than that which abandons city walls and loves the forests.non alia magis est … Continue reading

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It happens to every Pope eventually

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For Italian readers: un nuovo Messale “tradizionale”

For you who regularly use Italian or are in Italy. There is a new Messale ordinario tradizionale. Testo latino a fronte. The descriptive blurb: Il Messale perpetuo non solo per i fedeli della Santa Messa Tradizionale detta di San Pio … Continue reading

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Something old and something new at the Sabine feeder

You all know Mr. Chickadee, with his jaunty little black cap.  He is considering his next move as he looks with obvious disapproval at the fare – from just before I went on my eastern journey.  They like the black … Continue reading

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FLASH! Brisbane… again. Jesus isn’t God after all.

UPDATE 30 Oct 08 13:56: The fine canonist Ed Peter’s on his canon law blog digs into the issue of the heretic Fr. Dresser. END UPDATE _____ A concerned reader sent me this story from The Australian.  Read it and … Continue reading

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