Daily Archives: 3 February 2012

Hugh Hewitt interviewed Sen. Santorum about Pres. Obama’s attack on the Church. Santorum scores big.

I like radio guy Hugh Hewitt (whom I listen to on 1280 AM “The Patriot”).  On Wednesday I heard him interview Rick Santorum.  The issue of Pres. Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church and 1st Amendment came up and Santorum … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama “breakfast theologian”

Pres. Obama says he is a Christian.  Okay.  He spent a long time listening to Black Liberation Theology.  I think everyone should be familiar with Black Liberation Theology.  It might help you understand the President.
In any event, Pres. Obama spoke … Continue reading

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“Keep your Ovaries off my Rosaries”

I just received this by email.  I wish I had thought of it, but I’ll be happy to share some of the credit for spreading it around:
Doubtless you have heard the distasteful, yet pithy and memorable slogan of the pro-abortion … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: 3 February St. Blaise Day Blessing of Throats

Our liturgical calendar is packed with wonderful opportunties for spiritual benefits.
Today there is a special blessing for candles (not just yesterday!) in honor of St. Blaise and then a blessing of throats.
I once stood for hours in the church in … Continue reading

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the merchants of death at Planned Parenthood

About a zillion people were pushing me to post about the news item that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation stopped giving money to the merchants of death at Planned Parenthood (originally set up to kill of black … Continue reading

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Bp. Slattery’s statement about Pres. Obama’s attack on religious liberty

His Excellency Most Rev. Edward Slattery, Bishop of Tulsa, has issued his statement about Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment, on religious liberty, and on the Catholic Church.
He provides also a video.
He calls the mandate “evil”.
I was delighted that … Continue reading

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NYC: First Friday spiritual opportunity TONIGHT, 3 Feb at Holy Innocents in Manhattan!

On First Fridays at Holy Innocents in Manhattan (on 37th btn Broadway & 7th) there is an all night vigil.
It begins tonight with a Solemn Mass at 6 PM (followed tonight by the Blessing of Throats for St. Blaise Day).
Exposition … Continue reading

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Priest who refused to “Say The Black” loses his parish

Holy Church tells priests that they have to “Say The Black and Do The Red”.  We are to obey the rubrics of liturgical worship and stick to the texts.  Priests cannot – bishops cannot – on their own authority change … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Call your Senator and Representative about S.1467 and H.R. 1179

May I suggest that American readers out there call their Senators to ask them to support The Respect for Rights of Conscience Act or S.1467 (read the full text of the bill.)
The Respect for Rights of Conscience Act or S.1467 would … Continue reading

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Note to readers – email, etc.

I get a lot of email.  I get so much email that I can’t possibly read it all.
Could I make a few requests?
You would be surprised how many times people send me links to my own blog entries.  Please, dear … Continue reading

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