Daily Archives: 12 September 2011

12 Sept: 5th anniversary of Pope Benedict’s Regensburg Address

On the site of Ignatius Insight we are reminded:
Today is the fifth anniversary …
… of Pope Benedict XVI’s now famous lecture at the University of Regensburg, where he once taught theology—a lecture that is, I think it is safe to … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on the benefits of kneeling before the Eucharist

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, the great parish priest of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, alerted me via his blog to something the Holy Father said during his trip this weekend to Ancona, Italy, for the Eucharistic Congress.  The full … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Masses, parishes for homosexuals

From a reader:
I am a convert to the Faith. I wonder/am ticked off that Boston and Chicago each have a parish which has regular Masses for Homosexual so they do not feel so disenfranchized. I am sorry they are disoedient, … Continue reading

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Go to confession. This guy did!

I post the following email from a reader not so much because this blog helped someone to get back to confession as… well… errrr… because this blog helped someone get back to confession.
Now I post this as an example to … Continue reading

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Lighter fare

I just had to repost this.

And buy some Mystic Monk Coffee while you are laughing.

C’mon. Cliiiiick it. You know you want some.
I promise I’m not teasing.

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A parish bulletin message to people who dress inappropriately for Mass

A screenshot of a pdf of an actual parish bulletin.

WDTPRS kudos to Fr. Paul Parkerson of Sacred Heart Church in Dunn, NC.

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ACTION ITEM – POLL ALERT – legalization of euthanasia

On the site The Daily Telegraph in Australia there is a poll about the legalization of euthanasia.

The poll box looks like this.

And the results as of this writing are…

You decide.
UPDATE 21:52 GMT:

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New iPhone/iPad app for The Catholic Herald and a sneaky way to get it cheaper

The best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, now has a spiffy app for your iPhone and iPad.
You can find it HERE.  To see the whole paper you have to get a subscription.
I have used the app now … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nichols of Westminster is now a free man!

This is rather cool.
The Diocese of Westminster has on its site the news that the Archbishop of Westminster received the Freedom of the City of London.
The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster has received the Freedom of the City … Continue reading

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Your good news and your Sunday sermon

Do you have good news for anyone?
Also, is there some good point from the Sunday sermon you heard to pass along?

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