Daily Archives: 9 March 2012

Vermont: Death with Dignity Bill

From a priest reader:
Dear Fr. Z, Can I ask for urgent prayers from your readers? The
Vermont State legislature (one of the most secular in the country) is
trying to rush through the “Death with Dignity” Bill this week – quick
hearing on … Continue reading

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Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Mail from priests, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

9 March: St. Frances of Rome – “Temporibus calamitosis…”

Today is the feast of one of my favorite saints, St. Frances of Rome (+1440).
Young Frances married into the Ponziani family, whose medieval palazzo is still in Trastevere.  When I moved to Rome many years ago I first lived there … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 9 Comments

Benedict XVI’s address to US bishops of Regions VII-IX: marriage and sexuality

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI gave an audience to American bishops (MN, ND, SD) making their ad limina visit.  His last address – on the eve of Pres. Obama’s attack on the religious liberty of the Catholic Church – was … Continue reading

Posted in New Evangelization, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Obama Administration is organizing…. WHAT?!?

I saw something worthy of Germany in the 1930’s in today’s Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times):
White House Works to Shape Debate Over Health Law By ROBERT PEAR Published: March 9, 2012 […] On Wednesday, White House officials summoned … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, GO TO CONFESSION | Tagged , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

ALERT! INCOMING CME!

From SpaceWeather:
INCOMING CME: As Earth’s magnetic field reverberates from the impact of one CME on March 8th, a second CME is on the way. Big sunspot AR1429 unleashed an M6-class solar flare today, and the eruption hurled a cloud … Continue reading

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Oh Where oh where has that Yellow Dog gone?

Some of you have complained that Yellow Dog is no longer around (at the bottom of the blog).

Sorry. I had complaints that Yellow Dog was slowing down the loading of the pages.
I didn’t eat him. I moved him.
HERE.
You can always … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, Lighter fare | Tagged | 5 Comments

Lex Orandi Lex Credendi Swag

In the last week more than of you have dropped me a note asking that I get back to creating some “Lex Orandi Lex Credendi” swag.  My swag store is HERE.
This is what I have going.
For the bumperstickers and car … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 31 Comments

Vatican opposes UN promotion of unnatural “marriage”

The UN is trying to create a new category of human rights. We have been across this ground before (HERE and HERE).
That right, pushed by the UN, is freedom from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender. Ostensibly, … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, TEOTWAWKI, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments