Daily Archives: 11 March 2011

Prayer request

I am coming down with something, a case of the crud.  I thought I might dodge it, but it seems to have me in its grip. A prayer, please.

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SPAIN: Church vandalized with satanic symbols

The other day a university chapel in Madrid was disrupted and profaned and vandalized. Now comes this. From CNA: Historic Spanish church vandalized with satanic symbols Almeria, Spain, Mar 11, 2011 / 05:54 pm (CNA).- A 100-year-old church under restoration … Continue reading

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Will you, with me, pray in a special way for the people of Japan?  I think we would do well to offer additional penances for their intention. Perhaps your Stations of the Cross tonight?  Your Friday penance?

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Dr. Peters on being “pastoral” v. being faithful

The great Ed Peters, Canonman, has offered on his blog In the Light of the Law some observations about the discussion of c. 915 and the Governor of New York. But first, I ask rhetorically… how many times have I … Continue reading

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Hating the Church in Australia

When it comes to the selection of bishops, finding good candidates, it is the usual practice for the Nuncio, or another figure, to send questionnaires to some priests and, I suppose, lay people, asking for input.  This feedback, as well … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s Book is now available

Not only has Vol. II of Jesus of Nazareth released, it is available. And it has arrived. I had the .pdf from the publisher, and now I have the book itself.  A kind reader, BAH, had it sent from my … Continue reading

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Fr. Burnham on the Catholic Church and the secular gospel

Fr. Andrew Burnham of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham will has Lenten Reflections in the print edition of the Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly. His column this week is entitled “The secular gospel is our … Continue reading

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PONTIFICAL TLM in WASHINGTON DC CANCELED: “unable to obtain the necessary permission”

Keep in mind that the Pontifical Mass was to be celebrated in honor of the anniversary of the election of Pope Benedict.  This year will also bring the 60th Jubilee of the Holy Father’s ordination. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, … Continue reading

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England: 26 March – Pilgrimage to York

I would love to be at this one! From a reader: Just in case this hasn’t come to your notice yet. A truly historic event is due to take place at York Minster in little over a fortnight’s time. Nothing … Continue reading

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