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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.”
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- Thomas Jefferson to Henry Lee, 1824. ME 16:73
Monthly Archives: February 2010
There is a fun post over at St. Louis Catholic:
If today’s faithful Catholic is represented by Elizabeth Bennet, bright, hopeful and coming of age, then the liturgical forms would have to be represented by Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham.
Mr. Wickham … Continue reading
It’s hockey …day… in Canada!
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From my friend John Sonnen in Roma:
Rome has many famous faces and when this poor fellow passed away in October of 2009 it was in the newspapers.
Angelo was the famous homeless man who walked the streets of the neighborhood of Monti … Continue reading
Some people think that so long as Mass is valid, that the minimal elements of valid matter and valid form are used, we ought to be able to change all the other elements to conform to the needs or goals … Continue reading
From the Laudator:
Frederic De Forest Allen, quoted by J.B. Greenough in Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 9 (1898) 31:
We call the Romans ancient, but when they were alive they thought themselves as modern as anybody.
COLLECT – ICEL (1973 translation of the 1970MR): God our Father, help us to hear your Son. Enlighten us with your word, that we may find the way to your glory.
LATIN TEXT (2002MR): … Continue reading
In the 2002 edition of the Missale Romanum the traditional Lenten "Prayer over the people" has been revived. It can be used now in Latin.
ORATIO SUPER POPULUM:Benedic, Domine fideles tuos benedictione perpetua,et fac eos Unigeniti tui Evangelio sic adhaerere,ut ad … Continue reading
The entry here reminded me of an old chestnut about a chain letter:
The Perfect Priest
The results of a computerized survey indicate the perfect priest preaches exactly fifteen minutes. He condemns sins but never upsets anyone. He works from 8:00 … Continue reading
Together with the Vatican Congregation for Clergy, a group in Spain called Home of the Mother (something to do with the EUK Mamie Foundation) has put out a 30 minute video DVD on the vocation to the priesthood.
The DVD is … Continue reading