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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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- LENTCAzT 43: Spy Wednesday
- Dogs. Cats. Different?
- ACTION ITEM! Help a US Army Chaplain and his troops! UPDATED
- YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
- 1947: Jackie Robinson
- Happy 87th Birthday, Benedict XVI!
- LENTCAzT 42: Tuesday in Holy Week – Making Jesus sad.
- “Knock the cover off the ball!”
- ASK FATHER: Kids told to confess one sin only.
- ASK FATHER: Communion for person just spotted drinking (probably) coffee
- ASK FATHER: Can I go to same-sex ceremony or reception?
- ASK FATHER: Must the Exsultet be sung by a cleric?
- LENTCAzT 41: Monday in Holy Week
- And you thought you had problems!
- BIG PUPPET ALERT!
- How Italians differ.
- Z-SWAG: In The Wild – Phoenician Edition
- Your Palm Sunday notes
- LENTCAzT 40: Palm Sunday – “pause, take time to reflect”
- I’m sure the content has nothing to do with their choice.
- The ‘c’atholic Left, Faketivism, and You
- SAUDI ARABIA: Woman professes Christ. Eyes and mouth SEWN SHUT
- The Magisterium of Sophomores: another High School explosion
- WDTPRS: Palm Sunday – the transforming example
- Msgr. Guido Marini reconfirmed as Papal MC
- LENTCAzT 39: Saturday 5th Week of Lent – “meaning of life and death”
- Pope Francis on the Devil, modern education “horrors”, mother and father families
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- LENTCAzT 38: Friday 5th Week of Lent – An examination of conscience
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More food for thought:
“I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so often in human history.”
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"All laws which are repugnant to the Constitution are null and void."
- Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137, 176
Even More Food For Thought
"Men by their constitutions are naturally divided into two parties: 1. Those who fear and distrust the people, and wish to draw all powers from them into the hands of the higher classes. 2. Those who identify themselves with the people, have confidence in them, cherish and consider them as the most honest and safe, although not the most wise depositary of the public interests."
- Thomas Jefferson to Henry Lee, 1824. ME 16:73
Daily Archives: 12 September 2009
BTW… I understand that the Latin text for the Holy Father’s encyclical Caritas in veritate is ready.
Hopefully it will be made public soon.
When people use Twitter, they often use hash tags.
A bit confusing….
You might chime in with commonly used Catholic topic hash tags.
Of course hash tags are ephemeral as well, topical!
Wanna find Tweets with hashes?
Go to http://search.twitter.com, and search for, for example, … Continue reading
From the Laudator:
Donald Culross Peattie, Flowering Earth (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1939; rpt. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991), p. 144:
For every man there is some spot on earth, I think, which he has pledged himself to return to, … Continue reading
On BBC 4 I would like to have seen the presentations on The Gothic Revolution, Palestrina and the Popes, Tallis, Byrd and the Tudors.
I understand that a pro-life Catholic was "gunned down".
Do you suppose that will get as much coverage as the shooting of the abortionist Tiller?
From a reader:
My son served for Daily Mass yesterday, and we had an awkward moment. We’d like your advice on how to best handle this type of situation, should it ever happen again. I’ll set up the scene. … Continue reading
From the site Fœderatio Internationalis Juventutem
During the weekend of the 18-20 September 2009.
‘Young Catholic Adults’, the English branch of the Juventutem International Federation, will run a Traditional Retreat at Douai Abbey in the south of England. The weekend will … Continue reading
From a reader:
I am about to become a candidate to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church and have enjoyed reading your blog for a while now. I thought you might be glad to know that reading your … Continue reading
I posted a story about a Catholic liturgical publisher developing and distributing a "prayer of the faithful" for Mass which extolled the late Sen. Kennedy.
That small dust up raised another question in my mind.
I am sure you have … Continue reading
The funeral of the late Senator Edward Kennedy is one of those events which keeps spurring discussion.
From CNA with my emphases and comments.
Publisher apologizes for Sen. Kennedy memorial prayer
Chicago, Ill., Sep 12, 2009 / 07:05 am (CNA).- Liturgy Training … Continue reading