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Food For Thought
“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.”
- Bl. John Paul II
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- Salt and Light
- Pope Francis and Christmas Greetings to the Roman Curia
- WDTPRS O Oriens: Winter Solstice and thoughts on time
- ADVENTCAzT 21: 3rd Saturday of Advent – no power can take it from us
- Proper “clericalism” defined and defended
- Hell’s Bible and a Secular Apotheosis: another lesson in our “culture war”
- QUAERITUR: Father had an iPad in the confessional!
- Comments on the Duck Dynasty controversy
- ADVENTCAzT 20: 3rd Friday of Advent – “in front of him stands The Tempter…”
- The Feeder Feed: Yes, another XPGF and The Eyes have it
- Cracks in the liberal adulation of Pope Francis
- ACTION ITEM! Help the Nuns on the Bus!
- QUAERITUR: Can I change my voice to fool the confessor?
- Hint: It ain’t Mozart.
- Pope: Curial officials should hear confessions
- ADVENTCAzT 19: 3rd Thursday of Advent – His domain is oecumenical
- Invention to help hearing-impaired make a good confession
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- Judge gives relief to Archd. NY against the “AFFORDABLE” Care Act
- Pat Archbolds’ Open Letter to Pope Francis on Franciscan Friars
- ADVENTCAzT 18: 3rd Wednesday of Advent – religion has dissolved into an emotion, but…
- Pope approves canonization of St. Peter Faber, waiving the usual process
- Fatherless homes a key factor in school shootings, teen delinquency
- 17 Dec: 77th Birthday of His Holiness Pope Francis
- ADVENTCAzT 17: 3rd Tuesday of Advent – The innermost core of the mystery of Christmas
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“The Saints are not supermen, nor were they born perfect. They are like us, like each one of us. They are people who, before reaching the glory of heaven, lived normal lives with joys and sorrows, struggles and hopes. What changed their lives? When they recognized God’s love, they followed it with all their heart without reserve or hypocrisy. They spent their lives serving others, they endured suffering and adversity without hatred and responded to evil with good, spreading joy and peace. This is the life of a Saint. Saints are people who for love of God did not put conditions on him in their life; they were not hypocrites; they spent their lives at the service of others. They suffered much adversity but without hate. The Saints never hated. Understand this well: love is of God, then from whom does hatred come? Hatred does not come from God but from the devil! And the Saints removed themselves from the devil; the Saints are men and women who have joy in their hearts and they spread it to others. Never hate but serve others, the most needy; pray and live in joy. This is the way of holiness! Being holy is not a privilege for the few, as if someone had a large inheritance; in Baptism we all have an inheritance to be able to become saints. Holiness is a vocation for everyone. Thus we are all called to walk on the path of holiness, and this path has a name and a face: the face of Jesus Christ.”
- Pope Francis, Angelus, 1 Nov 2013
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Daily Archives: 1 August 2009
I know how hard it is to learn another language and to translate from one language to another with anything like both accuracy and correct idioms.
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From a reader comes an interesting question.
Given that – as I believe – we will be having more and more to do with followers of SSPX chapels, especially as Summorum Pontificum gets better traction, this person’s question deserves some … Continue reading
Here is an oldie post for today’s feast of the Seven Holy Maccabees. Some of you newcomers to WDTPRS may not have seen it.
I am sure you already know that today, in the new calendar, is the feast … Continue reading
I wonder if the Obama Administration has made a statement on this yet…
Two stories from CNA on anti-Catholic violence in Vietnam. Here and here.
Two short tastes of the articles
Dong Hoi, Vietnam, Jul 30, 2009 / 01:51 am (CNA).- Anti-Catholic violence … Continue reading
New Roman Missal Formation Website – www.USCCB.org/romanmissal
The USCCB’s Secretariat for Divine Worship is launching an updated website to catechize the priests and faithful on the forthcoming third edition of the Roman Missal.
The new website is www.USCCB.org/romanmissal.
Presented in a more … Continue reading
Our friends at Rorate have reproduced an interview piece from APCOM with SSPX Bp. Fellay, Superior of the SSPX.
Here are some excerpts. Go to Rorate for the whole thing.
My emphases and comments.
Fellay speaks: The talks begin in the autumn of … Continue reading
Here is an item from a newspaper in Sioux City, Iowa.
SIOUX CITY — Sioux City Catholic tradition is in peril.
One of the oldest area churches, 117-year-old St. Joseph’s, recently experienced a fire. It damaged the roof and attic, but the … Continue reading
His Excellent Most Rev. John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis has something to say about First Confession for children before First Holy Communion.
I am sure you have all encountered priests or some parish teams who say that … Continue reading
From a reader:
Under the provisions of Summorun Pontificum the Clergy are permitted to use the Breviarium Romanum in place of the Liturgy of the Hours, as I’m sure I don’t need to tell you. However there are those who, whilst … Continue reading