Daily Archives: 2 December 2011

Fr. Z about, and to, Mr. Gingrich. Implantation? Not conception?

How many times have we heard that presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is smart? I would pay money to watch a debate between Mr. Gingrich and Pres. Obama.
People can convert, grow, change, mature, etc. … Continue reading

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US cATHOLIC attacks the Bishop of Covington. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Our liturgical disputes have, I think, lined up between two parties: those who have a correct understanding and those who have a defective understanding of “active participation”.
Correctly understood, the “full, conscious and active participation” desired by the Council Fathers is … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , | 98 Comments

Smoking Bishop and a Cat named Jeoffry

A reader alerted me to this wonderful bit of lore on the blog Spitalfields Life.   Enjoy this with a glass of negus, which it’s something Preserved Killick will know about.
Nowadays, we may celebrate Christmas with a glass or four of … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments