Daily Archives: 15 October 2009

Liberal technique of personal slander and character destruction

This controversy about Rush Limbaugh reminds me of something.
Someone wrote a book attributing to Rush things he never said.
But now these things are quoted by others as if the quotes were true.
Suddenly the false quotes have a life of their … Continue reading

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Spanish Bishop: Europe is “a continent of death… terminally ill” from abortion

What’s up with bishops these days?
From CNA with my emphases…

Europe is terminally ill because of abortion, warns Spanish bishop
Madrid, Spain, Oct 15, 2009 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Tarazona, Spain voiced his support this week for the … Continue reading

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Recent posts of interest

Here are a few posts to check if you haven’t seen them

Fr. Bouyer and an anecdote about how the liturgical reform was imposed
REVIEW: TUNA!
QUAERITUR: books to help seminarians understand the Novus Ordo by learning the TLM
The last acceptable prejudice
SSPX/Holy … Continue reading

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RANJITH ALERT! The Archbishop of Colombo issues liturgical directives

His Excellency Most Rev. Malcolm Ranjith rapidly became a WDTPRS favorite during his time as Secretary of the Cong. for Divine Worship.
As Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka, he is remaining true to form.
Archbp. Ranjith issued a set of … Continue reading

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Holy See/SSPX talks begin on 26 October

From the site of the Holy See Press Office, the papal spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ has announced that the talks between the Holy See and the SSPX will begin on 26 October.  They will take place at the Palazzo … Continue reading

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St. Louis, MO: Traditional Roman Confirmations

A great brick by brick item from St. Louis Catholic:
Archbishop Carlson to Celebrate Confirmations in the Traditional Form

Great news– His Grace Archbishop Robert J. Carlson will celebrate the sacrament of confirmation in the classical rite of … Continue reading

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What happens when to bishops when they act like bishops

When bishops to the right thing, be sure they will be attacked with nearly diabolical savagery.
Check out comments in the local newspaper where H.E. Most Rev. Alex Sample is Bishop of Marquette, MI.
Stop and say a prayer for Bp. Sample … Continue reading

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DULUTH HAS A BISHOP! And what a Bishop!

I was thrilled to read this morning that a friend of mine, Fr. Paul Sirba has been named Bishop of Duluth.
You cannot find or imagine a holier and well-balanced Catholic priest than Fr. Paul Sirba.
Ninth bishop named for Diocese of … Continue reading

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I remember…

… movie theaters with chandeliers and balconies.
Movies had an intermission and Entr’acte.
We rode bicycles to the theater and propped them up unlocked against the wall.

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