Daily Archives: 31 October 2011

The protesters were very young, very angry, and very well-dressed.

No, this is not about the Occupy Wall Street idiots, with their roasted beat with goat-cheese and spinach salads.
A friend sent me a note about this fun story from Breitbart.
You know that something has gone dreadfully wrong when young people … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Praying “ad orientem” as a family in the home

From a reader:
Since I have found your blog, I have read it with much interest. You
recently had a post regarding “ad orientem” at Mass. What would be
“proper”/traditional way to have a catholic family pray. We often pray in a circle but … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Attachment to Sin, Indulgences, and You.

As I write it is All Hallows Eve, the Vigil of the Feast of All Saints.  As November begins will are called upon by Holy Church to pray in a special way all month long for the Poor Souls, whom … Continue reading

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England: Confraternity of Catholic Clergy formed and now active!

Some time ago I mentioned in these electronic pages that in England some good, loyal, faithful, holy priests were forming a Confraternity of Catholic Clergy.
Here is an update received from one of their organizers.
British Confraternity of Priests Meets … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Let us know about some good news you can pass along!
For my part, I am enjoying beautiful and unexpected nice weather.
Also, I am very close to hitting my monthly donation goal/budget for the first time in a loooong time!  Last … Continue reading

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BISHOPS/PRIESTS PAY ATTENTION

From ANH:
Occupy Vancouver movement almost takes over Catholic church
Vancouver Archbishop Michael Miler [Miller] anticipated the march of protesters and requested extra police protection outside the cathedral to prevent the disruption of the mass.
Organizers of the Occupy Vancouver movement almost took … Continue reading

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Platitude Cookie Alert

Ugh. Isn’t there a Latin proverb that covers this?

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And what would you like with that stake?

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KC Star refuses to report other side regarding Bp. Finn and Diocese. Refuses even to take paid ad.

How deep can anti-Catholic bigotry run in the mainstream press?  Read on.
At Serviam I noticed this, in reference to the situation of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and the embattled Bishop Robert Finn.
I’ve said previously that the [newspaper – Kansas … Continue reading

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John Rist on the “white paper” from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Someone pointed out that Rod Dreher conveyed some remarks of a thinker to whom I do pay a great deal of attention. Apparently, John Rist, an eminent scholar of St. Augustine and a moral philosopher and ethicist, spoke about … Continue reading

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