Daily Archives: 24 November 2011

“if you want peace, …”

The nearly ubiquitous John Allen, the solitary boast of the NCR, has a lengthy wrap-up of the Holy Father’s trip to Africa.
A reader pointed out to me that Mr Allen wrote about Pope Benedict’s exhortation to be and … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

CNN’s bumbling attack on a priest who has opted for male-only altar servers

I have noted an interesting trend.  When a parish priest opts for male only service at the altar (i.e., no altar girls) he is attacked in the press.  I don’t mean the local shopper insert, either.  The priest is now … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , | 69 Comments

REVIEW: The Father’s Tale by Michael D. O’Brien

A rapid book recommendation.
I am reading the new novel by Michael O’Brien, author the Father Elijah (which if you haven’t read, get it and read it and then read his trilogy which connects back into it) and many others.  A … Continue reading

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