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 feeling … 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 a … 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 as a … 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 in England and … Continue reading

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