Daily Archives: 26 October 2011

Catholic League on Minnesota Marriage Amendment, Archbp. Nienstedt

As I understand it, two states have defense of marriage amendments for their state constitutions up for a vote in 2012: North Carolina and Minnesota.  As I understand it, the amendment to defend true and natural marriage will not be … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: catching up

I have been on the road a lot so I haven’t been posting on the feeder activity.
Right now zillions of Robins are moving through, chowing down on all the berries and small fruit from the trees and bushes.  They are … Continue reading

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Ominous signs: religious liberty and our Catholic identity

“Secularizing trends, including the expropriation of Church goods and the elimination of privileges, frequently lead to “a profound liberation of the Church from forms of worldliness.” – Benedict XVI in Freiburg, Germany.
For years I have been harping on … Continue reading

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FOLLOW-UP: Impious women and the care of altar linens

A while back I posted an ASK FATHER Question Box query about the rising of used altar linens by a priest before the linens are sent to be laundered.  It is a good question, because it touches on our sense … Continue reading

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More about the “white paper” from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

More about the latest schizophrenic “white paper” from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.  This new “white paper” – for I don’t want to dignify it with “document”, which might give it more weight that it deserves – offered … Continue reading

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2 November indulgences coming up. Have a plan?

During November Holy Church promotes prayers for the souls in purgatory. The souls in Purgatory are members of the Church just like we are but of the Church “Suffering”. We are members of the Church “Militant”, and we … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest leaves confessional when Mass was to start, leaving me in line!

From a reader:
So something strange happened to me this past weekend. I went to confession and brought along my daughter (11) confessions are heard in my parish from 3:30 to 4:30 on Saturday afternoons I must confess, no pun intended, … Continue reading

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