Daily Archives: 1 March 2012

FILM REVIEW: The War of the Vendée

“They have killed our temporal king. Now they want to kill heavenly king. Who is worth fighting for, and even dying for, if not Him?”
That is a line from the soon-to-be released film by Navis Pictures called The … Continue reading

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The “Lesbian Denied Communion” issue: some posts and updates

I initially posted on the story HERE.  Lot’s of comments, including excellent canonical points from Dr. Peters.
As a follow up I posted HERE about can. 915 and the denial of Holy Communion to sinners.
As an update, there is an op-ed in the … Continue reading

Posted in 1983 CIC can. 915, Our Catholic Identity, Priests and Priesthood, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , | 99 Comments

A pesky problem with the older, traditional form of Holy Mass

I spotted this great quote at the blog of the Mulier Fortis, who frequently posts about her vermin killing cats (that’s vermin-killing cats… cats which kill vermin…).
“Of course, just when you get a decent MC trained up, he leaves. We’re … Continue reading

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My thanks to tweeps!

I am very grateful to my tweeps who consistently re-tweet my tweets and blog posts on Twitter.
I started a new link category on my side-bar and have added the Twitter names of people helping me out.

Hint: Do as they have … Continue reading

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Canonist Ed Peters on can. 915 and the denial of Holy Communion to sinners

If a priest has sure and reliable knowledge that a person ought not receive Communion, is he not obliged to deny it?  Tough call.
The great Canonical Defender, Dr. Ed Peters, might not have an open combox on his fine blog … Continue reading

Posted in 1983 CIC can. 915, Linking Back, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , , , | 40 Comments

St. Michael the Archangel prayer cards FREE to parishes

In an effort to encourage Catholics to pray for religious freedom Saint Benedict Press and TAN Books are offering Saint Michael the Archangel prayer cards FREE to parishes while supplies last.
Please see press release for more details:
https://tanbooks.benedictpress.com/index.php/page/shop:prayercards

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NYC: 1 March Catholic Artists Society @ St. Vincent de Paul Church, Fr. Murray speaking

Hey New Yorkers, and anyone nearby, mark your calendar. The Catholic Artists Society will have an evening of recollection for artists and media professionals on Thursday, March 1st at 7pm at the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, 123 … Continue reading

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Things aren’t always what they seem to be at first glance.

We have probably all seen an email or blog post with some funny but wrong answers kids have offered on tests.  One of the most famous is this:

Recently was sent a few that I have not seen before, including this … Continue reading

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If a six-year old can get it right…

From a readerette:
Father,
Back before the new translation was implemented, I talked to my six year old son about the changes and what the new words meant. Since, then, it hasn’t come up again until today.
We were in the car and my kids … Continue reading

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Benedictine Monks at Norcia have a new video on their way of life: Quaerere Deum… To Seek God.

Since I regularly listen to Lauds sung by the Benedictine Monks at Norcia (and, I am glad to say, they may be correcting a tendency to go flat when singing psalms) I will happily from gratitude for what they do, … Continue reading

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