Daily Archives: 18 January 2011

Catholic institutions are failing because of failing “Catholic identity”

On this blog I have harped incessantly about Catholic identity.   I have proposed that a primary aim of Pope Benedict’s pontificate is to revitalize our Catholic identity.  If we don’t know who we are and what we believe then we … Continue reading

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ALERT! Introduction in House of Reps. of “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” WDTPRS POLL!

I understand that there is a vote in the House of Representatives tomorrow which concerns the repeal of the pro-abortion “Obamacare” legislation as well as the introduction of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” If you have a strong … Continue reading

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For your consideration

I am sure that the readership here would prefer to have Catholic blogs make a good showing in the Bloggers’ Choice Award for this year. Would you take a moment to vote for WDTPRS?  We may be the Catholic with … Continue reading

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A request for prayers: Robert Crouse – R.I.P.

A favor please. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rev. Robert Crouse, a priest of the Church of Canada (Episcopalian/Anglican) who was a friend. I met him years ago at the Augustinianum in Rome where he taught … Continue reading

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England and Wales will use new translation in September, not December

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has a story stating that… New Mass translation to be used in parishes from September By Mark Greaves The new English translation of the Order of Mass will be used in parishes … Continue reading

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