Daily Archives: 8 August 2011

Visual studies in contrasts

Go to CatholicVote for this post by Tom Hoopes. Brilliant.

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The Navy SEAL Foundation

I saw this in a tweet from my “Friend and Ally of Rome” Hugh Hewitt. He alerts us to the Navy SEAL Foundation, set up to help the families of Navy SEALs.
God Bless the Navy SEALs and their families.

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I’m sensing a theme! The Catholic League reacts to TIME.

From The Catholic League:
TIME SMEARS ENTIRE CATHOLIC CHURCH
“Having Standard & Poor’s downgrade the creditworthiness of the U.S., and warn the country about further downgrades, is a little like having the Catholic Church lecture Scout leaders on the proper behavior toward … Continue reading

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Fr. Briggs! Ad multos annos!

A friend of mine in England, Fr. Charles Briggs, P.P. of mighty Chislehurst in Kent, just celebrated his 25th Jubilee.  I met Fr. Briggs through His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Finigan.
On the site of another friend, Fr. John Boyle, I saw pictures … Continue reading

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“End the Male Only Celibate Teacher’s Union…”

I picked this up from Mark Shea over at Catholic And Enjoying It.  Actually he just posted the kink… er um… link to a story about a teacher who seduced a student under the age of 17.
Shea’s point?
End the Male … Continue reading

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From an older seminarian: “Hey! Don’t forget us!”

From seminarian… and elderly seminarian… o{];¬)
Howdy Father!  [Fine!  Thanks for asking.]
I have been personally following your BLOG for a few weeks now, although many of my Brothers have mentioned you before. I find your BLOG informative and many times I … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Woman ‘priests’ are inevitable? Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
In my parish, which is the quite conservative (by that I mean that the only liturgical abuses in the Mass [only O.F.] are the occasional use of the stole being placed outside of the chasuble, one instance of … Continue reading

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Fun and inspiring at the same time. And a request for prayers for a seminarian with cancer

I have in the past posted a request for prayers for a seminarian who has inoperable brain cancer, Philip Gerard Johnson.  I renew my request that you pray for a real miracle.
That said, Mr. Johnson posted on his blog Caritas … Continue reading

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