Daily Archives: 13 February 2010

Where the bread is salty

Dante perfectly, precisely captured the inner disorientation of the exile when he wrote of a place where "the bread is salty and the steps are hard to climb".
Tasting salty bread was a reminder that he wasn’t in Florence. … Continue reading

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“Consubstantial” – Who do people REALLY say that He is?

The new translation contains an alarming new threat.
"Consubstantial"
By clinging to the inaccurate rendering of "consubstantialem Patri" in the Creed as "one in being with the Father", liberals obfuscate the dogma of the Church that Jesus is God, that He is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Quinquagesima

In our traditional Roman calendar this Sunday is Quinquagesima, Latin for the symbolic “Fiftieth” day before Easter.  Today is one of the pre-Lenten Sundays which prepare us for the discipline of Lent. The priest’s vestments are purple. No Alleluia. The … Continue reading

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Revolting liberals: against the new translation

Liberals are fomenting revolt.
They are revolting against Pope Benedict XVI, and the bludgeon they are using right now is the new translation.
More and more we are catching whiffs of a rather rank dissent in the ranks of liberals who are … Continue reading

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Not every valid Council was a fruitful Council.

"Not every valid council in the history of the Church has been a fruitful one; in the last analysis, may of them have been a waste of time.  Despite all the good to be found in the texts it produced, … Continue reading

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