Daily Archives: 23 September 2011

Fr. Blake of Brighton taking flak from bullies for being Catholic

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, the parish priest at St. Magdalen in Brighton, England, is taking heat from homosexual activist(s).  Check Fr. Blake’s blog here.
Here is the pattern.

Father teaches Catholic doctrine clearly.
No matter how charitable Father is someone “takes offense”.
That … Continue reading

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Posted in Mail from priests, New Evangelization, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Question for readers on iPhone stuff (jailbreak, unlock, dual sims, then what…?)

Do any of you iPhone users have experience of using a dual SIM in 3gs or 4?
Also, yesterday I did a jailbreak and unlock on my 3gs.  Very cool and a lot easier than I thought it would be.  And … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI with Lutherans in Erfurt: “It is not strategy that saves us and saves Christianity, but faith.”

During his State Visit to Germany, the Holy Father gave this address at Erfurt during an ecumenical gathering at the Lutheran church.  Erfurt is, of course, where Martin Luther’s Augustinian convent was.
A highlight:
Faced with a new form of Christianity, which … Continue reading

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Of things astronomic and thanks to readers on the Autumnal Equinox

Firstly, as I reported before there is a huge piece of flaming hurtling death-inflicting space junk falling to earth even as I write.  I calmly explained the facts here in my post entitled “RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! FALLING BURNING … Continue reading

Posted in Global Killer Asteroid Questions, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare, Look! Up in the sky! | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

New iPhone app for Catholic voters to access US Congress

I received a press release about a new Catholic app for the iPhone.  The app is FREE.
New App Empowers Catholic Voters
New Tool Allows Users to Access Congress From Anywhere
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Little i Apps, LLC, makers of Confession: A … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is the SSPX in schism or not?

From a reader:
Greetings! I am writing in order to ask you abou the SSPX’s canonical status. I’ve heard that they certianly are in schism, as Bishop ___ (my bishop) said, yet I’ve also heard from you that the Prefect of … Continue reading

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CNS makes the same “Copernican Revolution” error about the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble” for the SSPX

A long time reader alerted me to a video put out by the Rome office of Catholic News Service about the recent development in the talks between the Holy See and the Society of St. Pius X.  You can read … Continue reading

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