Daily Archives: 14 December 2011

Santorum on US Bishops and immigration

A reader sent me a link to a piece from the Des Moines Register:
Santorum in Iowa: Catholic bishops are wrong on immigration
The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops are wrong by calling for comprehensive immigration reform that includes an earned path to … Continue reading

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STrib: An opinion piece about the ordination of women (well done!)

A few days ago I posted something from the liberal newspaper of my native place, the Minneapolis Star Tribune about wymyn who thynk they are prysts.
Today there is an opinion piece in response:
As a 20-something Catholic woman with a master’s … Continue reading

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Archbp. Martin: “Irish Catholics are very weak, and that’s the fault of generations of the Church…”

From CNA:
Dublin archbishop says lapsed Catholics should admit their non-belief
By Benjamin Mann
Dublin, Ireland, Dec 14, 2011 / 06:05 am (CNA).- Non-practicing and non-believing Irish Catholics should be honest about their relation to the Church, Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin told the … Continue reading

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CH: Why have confessions dropped off in England but not Kenya?

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald.
Many Catholics in Britain do not grasp how important and rewarding regular Confession can be
Why has the practice dropped off so dramatically here, but not in Italy, say, or Kenya?
By Fr Alexander … Continue reading

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Learning Latin responses for the TLM

Every once in a while I get a request to record the Latin responses for the TLM so that people who want to serve Mass can learn them more easily.
A friend sent me a link to online recordings made in … Continue reading

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UK: CTS edition of the DAILY Missal with the new translation

I have seen the Catholic Truth Society’s edition for people in the pews of the SUNDAY Masses.  You can pre-order the DAILY Mass edition at a reduced price.
And for those of you in the UK who just want the Sunday … Continue reading

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