Monthly Archives: February 2012

WaPo bigot attacks Rick Santorum’s Catholicism

The unhinged lefty liberals are having a spittle-flecked nutty about Sen. Rick Santorum.
Liberal hack Richard Cohen of the WaPo:
Mullah Rick has spoken.
He wants religion returned to “the public square,” is opposed to contraception, premarital sex and abortion under any circumstances, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: New 3-volume (Extraordinary Form) Roman Breviary in Latin and English from Baronius Press

Have you wanted to use the older form of the office, the Roman Breviary, but haven’t been able to do it because your Latin isn’t strong enough or you couldn’t figure out how to do it?
You are in luck.
Today I … Continue reading

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Santorum’s Catholicism, candidacy, and Archbp. Chaput’s address “The Vocation of Christians in American Public Life”

It is timely to haul this old PODCAzT out of cold storage.  In light of presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s comments about Pres. Kennedy and Catholicism and the public square, let’s review Archbp. Chaput’s outstanding address in Houston in 2010.
This could … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 07: Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent – a warning to priests

Today is Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent.  The Roman Station is S. Anastasia al Palatino. The titular cardinal is His Eminence Godfried Card. Danneels of Mechelen-Brussels.
Thought: From Ven. Bede about Jesus cursing the fig tree – a warning to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are Sundays part of Lent?

From a reader:
Someone told me that it is wrong to do penance on Sundays during Lent. Are Sundays part of Lent? The “forty days” seem to be the week days only. Also, we hear that every Sunday … Continue reading

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May they all be given special thorns until they come around.

This is what Huffington Post is offering on 24 February from the pen of the self-amused Larry Doyle.
Larry Doyle is supposed to be a humor writer, a humorist.  He writes for sophomoric TV shows.
I don’t know if he was trying … Continue reading

Posted in Green Inkers, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , | 83 Comments

Do you have some good news?

Let us know about some good thing that is happening in your lives.

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Your Sunday sermon observations

Since it was the 1st Sunday of Lent, I have no doubt but that you heard a spiffing good sermon during Holy Mass.
Tell us some good point!

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QUAERITUR: Should I write to the bishop about this hunch I have?

From a reader:
Tonight the cantor (instead of the priest) sung the part between the our father and the doxology. Is that something I should be writing the bishop about, since I have a hunch it happens every week at this … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback: To priests who hear confessions.

From a reader:
Reverend and dear Father:
I would like to thank you and all priests.
Because of your blog and other priests’ blogs on the net I have gone to a full and complete confession for the first time in years.
It is really … Continue reading

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