Daily Archives: 8 April 2011

How it all goes wrong. So very wrong. So sad.

What happens when you go wrong:
From the pen of Roy Bourgeois, M.M.
Rev. Edward Dougherty, M.M., Superior General
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
P.O. Box 303 Maryknoll, NY 10545
April 8, 2011
Dear Father Dougherty and General Council,
Maryknoll has been my community, my family, for 44 … Continue reading

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Defending the defenseless

An interesting catch from Rush’s show made by the Motley Monk:
At the beginning of “Open Line Friday,” Rush Limbaugh took President Obama to task for his priorities in the current budget debate and potential shutdown of the federal … Continue reading

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Food for… thought

From rougeclassicism:
The incipit of a piece at the CBC on the war in Afghanistan:
When a Canadian soldier dies in Afghanistan (as more than 150 have so far), it makes front-page news. In Ontario, a stretch of the 401 … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Friday in the 4th Week of Lent

COLLECT
Deus, qui fragilitati nostrae congrua subsidia praeparasti,
concede, quaesumus, ut suae reparationis effectum
et cum exsultatione suscipiat,
et pia conversatione recenseat.
This prayer today was not in the pre-Concilar Missale Romanum.
It also has me scratching my head. Once I looked up all the … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap, Sr. Fiedler, Fr. Bourgeois… what could go wrong?

The National Catholic Fishwrap continues in it open dissent against the Church’s formally and irrevocably defined doctrine concerning ordinary of males only, as in only men, exclusively men, no women, not even wymyn.
We have seen Sr. Maureen Fiedler before.  She … Continue reading

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Everything a priest suffers should send him to my Heart.

It is Friday and it is Lent.
Fr. Mark Kirby, OSB, had this on his blog Vultus Christi:
This painting depicts Our Lord as he appeared in the Sacred Host exposed in the monstrance at the Institute of Loreto in Bordeaux, … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 31: Friday of the 4th Week of Lent

These 5 minute daily podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season.
Today is the Friday of the 4th Week of Lent. … Continue reading

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