Daily Archives: 20 March 2010

I hate to say it…

FIRST: read this – A magisterium of nuns
As I was headed over to church to preach at the evening Mass, a priest here in the rectory (I am in NY) stopped … Continue reading

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Recent posts of interest

Posts of recent interest:
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A magisterium of nuns

LifeSite: Obama as Provocateur of Catholic Dissention
More proof that Speaker Pelosi isn’t interested in reducing the number of … Continue reading

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LifeSite: Obama as Provocateur of Catholic Dissention

I am sure some of you recall that during the Notre Shame debacle I repeated constantly that Pres. Obama was trying purposely to subvert the Catholic community.  Some of you said I was crying "Wolf!".
This is from Lifesite:
Architect of Betrayal?: … Continue reading

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More proof that Speaker Pelosi isn’t interested in reducing the number of abortions

If we needed it, here is more proof that Nancy Pelosi isn’t interested in reducing the number of abortions.

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REVIEW: New book by Aidan Nichols: Criticising the Critics

UPDATE 20 March: I am getting emails from people asking how they can get the book I was reading on the airplane yesterday (see that entry).  I am reposting this entry for their benefit.
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ORIGINAL entry 7 March.
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Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: use of iPhone, hand-held for liturgical readings

From a reader:
One sees the Magnificat missalettes in the hands of lots of folks at daily Mass nowadays. With its beautifully presented (briefer) morning/evening/night prayers from which many (like me) have gone on to the LOH or DO, plus the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict explains the situation to the Irish

What Pope Benedict wrote to the people of Ireland about the sexual abuse of minors by priests.
It is pretty long and you would read it in the whole text on your own.  But here are salient paragraphs with my emphases … Continue reading

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Good clear talk about health care debate issues – useful!

I complained the other day that neither side in the Catholic field, the USCCB nor the dissidents, had adequately explained the presumed barrier – or lack thereof – or unacceptable weakness thereof – between federal money and the procuring of … Continue reading

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Prayer request

I ask some prayers when you think of it over the next few days.

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A magisterium of nuns

In this matter of contingent, prudential judgments, whose judgment will in time prove to have been the more prudent?
The Catholic bishops with pro-life groups or their opposition, the LCWR and CHA and NCR, etc?
I happen to think the bishops are … Continue reading

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