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Grant unto thy Church, we beseech Thee, O merciful God, that She, being gathered together by the Holy Ghost, may be in no wise troubled by attack from her foes. O God, who by sin art offended and by penance pacified, mercifully regard the prayers of Thy people making supplication unto Thee,and turn away the scourges of Thine anger which we deserve for our sins. Almighty and Everlasting God, in whose Hand are the power and the government of every realm: look down upon and help the Christian people that the heathen nations who trust in the fierceness of their own might may be crushed by the power of thine Arm. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. R. Amen.
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“Only one sin is nowadays severely punished: the attentive observance of the traditions of our Fathers. For that reason the good ones are thrown out of their places and brought to the desert.”
- Basil of Caesarea - ep. 243
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“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.”
- St. John Paul II
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"If your work is strong enough for someone to hate you, it's strong enough for someone to love you. The middle is what you should fear."
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"One of the most dangerous errors is that civilization is automatically bound to increase and spread. The lesson of history is the opposite; civilization is a rarity, attained with difficulty and easily lost. The normal state of humanity is barbarism, just as the normal surface of the planet is salt water. Land looms large in our imagination and civilization in history books, only because sea and savagery are to us less interesting."
- C.S. Lewis
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“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
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"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
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Monthly Archives: December 2009
From a reader:
My family attended a Novus Ordo Christmas Vigil Mass with a visiting priest. During the major elevation (This Is My Body), he elevated the host with one hand (his right) while the other held on to the altar. … Continue reading
Prayers are requested by some readers not only for the Church in Ireland, but especially right now for retired Cahal Card. Daly.
Ireland’s most senior Cardinal, Cahal Daly, has been taken Belfast City Hospital where he is said … Continue reading
After the time I spent in a course from the Congregation for Causes of Saints, my fingers – mainly from muscle memory I think – tend to type Benedict XIV instead of Benedict XVI.
Here is a wonderful painting of Papa … Continue reading
Here is a small snapshot of the last few minutes of visitors to the blog. The locations are in some cases estimations.
Rome, Lazio Carnwath, South Lanarks… Waterbury, Connecticut Cheshire, Connecticut Orlando, Florida Nashville, Tennessee Louisville, Kentucky Chicago, Illinois Greenville, North … Continue reading
What’s going on? Have any good news to share?
We read on VIS from yesterday that Roger Card. Etchegaray, 87, underwent an operation for the broken femur (upper leg bone) he received as a Christmas gift from the wacko who pulled Pope Benedict down.
Please remember Card. Etchegaray in your … Continue reading
A wonderful day in NYC.
It was warm and sunny. Here is a nice view of my favorite tall building, the Chrysler Building, with its shining hubcaps.
After lunch we caught a train to Columbus Circle and then had a stroll in … Continue reading
I met two friends after Mass for lunch at Pershing Square under the bridge at Grand Central Terminal.
Best. Corned Beef Hash. Anywhere.
The intrepid Italian journalist Andrea Tornielli has an interesting piece today. Here is my fast translation of a key bit:
A car driven by an unbalanced young man entered at high velocity into the Vatican bypassing both the check of the … Continue reading