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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.”
- Bl. John Paul II
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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
Daily Archives: 20 February 2010
Fr. Pasley and I dashed into south Philly for a cheesesteak at D’Alessandro’s.
These are not production line steaks, I can tell you.
We ate in, with some of the local color.
We have pronounced these very good steaks. I had one … Continue reading
Interesting place, Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin, NJ! Thereis always something interesting going on here.
I reported earlier that abundant snow was inexorably caving in the roof of part of the rectory.
Last night, just as I was settling in to watch … Continue reading
A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option.
This is a step in the right direction, to be … Continue reading
Today’s "Prayer over the people" in the 1962 Missale Romanum is also the Postcommunion of Septuagesima Sunday.
ORATIO SUPER POPULUM (1962MR): Fideles tui, Deus, per tua dona firmentur: ut éadem et percipiendo requirant, et quaerendo sine fine percipiant. … Continue reading
From a priest reader:
I’ve been a priest since 1984 and when I was ordained my bishop did not look favorably on the traditional Latin Mass. Therefore my seminary training at St. Meinrad did not include any mention of the Tridentine … Continue reading
From time to time I have heard… always from liberals… that children shouldn’t be made to memorize when they learn. They claim that, because children don’t "understand" what they are memorizing, memorizing is counterproductive. Piffle!
The collapse of Catholic … Continue reading