Daily Archives: 1 February 2012

WDTPRS: Presentation – “the substance of our flesh”

Forty days (there’s that number again) out from the Feast of the Nativity we come to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, called also the Purification of Mary as well as the Feast of Meeting by some of … Continue reading

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Head of SNAP suggested that Card. Bevilacqua was faking it to avoid testifying

I just an interesting item on the site The Media Report.  Apparently the head of SNAP, Mr. David Clohessy, was suggesting that Card. Bevilacqua was faking an illness to avoid testifying.
Less than 36 hours before Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua passed away … Continue reading

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Priest receives severed pig’s head as a threat

From the Daily Mail comes this.
I have some sympathy for this fellow.
Severed pig’s head dumped on doorstep of crime fighting Italian priest after he condemned Mafia
Mobsters have dumped the severed head of a pig on the doorstep of a brave … Continue reading

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UK bishops to distribute cards designed to help Catholics identify themselves as Catholics

I found this on the site of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald.
A card communicating that its carrier is a baptised Catholic will be distributed nationally on behalf of the bishops of England and Wales.
The Bishops’ Conference of … Continue reading

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Catholic Latino group raises its voice to protest Pres. Obama’s attacks

Pres. Obama and his administration have declared war on the Catholic Church. I think their cynical attacks will be overturned, but they will be on record for the sake of their liberal and secularist supporters long before the … Continue reading

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OLDIE: Litany for the Conversion of Internet Thugs 2.0

Under another entry a reader reminded me of my own Litany for the Conversion of Internet Thugs.  Here it is again, animi caussa.
A wry work in progress.
Litany for the conversion of internet thugs (2.0).
(For private use only, when truly irritated … Continue reading

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True marriage is for life

I enjoyed this story from CNA:
Winners of 2012 Longest Married Couple contest announced
San Bernardino, Calif., Feb 1, 2012 / 03:39 am (CNA).- The faith-based marriage enrichment program Worldwide Marriage Encounter has announced the 2012 state winners of its Longest Married … Continue reading

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Email scams and viruses and other ominous stuff

It seems that half the people I talk to of – excuse me – a certain age have computers infected with viruses.
Scammers and identity thieves – may they roast in the deepest cinders of hell – are becoming more clever … Continue reading

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Card. Bevilacqua – RIP

I had heard last night that Anthony Card. Bevilacqua had died.  He was Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia.  There are now articles available (e.g., here).
He was 88 years old.
Requiescat in pace.

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