Daily Archives: 14 March 2012

What sort of Dantesque contrapasso does this uber-PC group deserve?

You think you’ve heard nearly every stupid thing there is to hear and then someone even stupider comes along and lowers the bar again.
From the Daily Telegraph:
Dante’s Divine Comedy ‘offensive and should be banned’
The classic work should be removed from … Continue reading

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Fr. Guarnizo has more to say about being removed from ministry in Washington D.C.

The case of Father Marcel Guarnizo, a priest working as an assistant in a parish in the Archdiocese of Washington DC who denied Communion to a Lesbian and her lover in the sacristy before a Mass, has gotten a lot … Continue reading

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Love notes from the gallery! Gotta chuckle.

I really enjoy notes like this, with my emphasis:
I read with much amusement your “rant” on Society Confessions. Ever hear of “supplied jurisdiction?”
With all due respect you may want to consider re-studying your Cannon Law.
Sorry to be such a spoil … Continue reading

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Five wounds inflicted on Christ’s Mystical Body through our liturgy

Bishop Athanasius Schneider of Kazakhstan gave a speech on 15 January 2012 in which he listed  “five wounds” of the liturgical mystical body of Christ.  His whole address is on  Paix Liturgique.
His basic premise is that the rupture in our liturgical worship … Continue reading

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Obama Admin to force a $1 abortion surcharge on your insurance payments

Pres. Obama lied to Card. Dolan.  Don’t forget that.
Time and time again the White House makes sounds using words that, to reasonable, rational speakers of the English language mean one thing, but actually mean something else.
Again, I come back to … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST and THANKS

Here are some posts, as they scroll along.

 An apology and an appeal. Yes, it’s the dratted iTunes feed thing again.
Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?
QUAERITUR: Can I be godfather to child … Continue reading

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FSSP Sung Mass Training for Priests 7-11 May in Denton, Nebraska

Spring 2012 – Sung TLM Mass Priest Training
will be having its next Sung Mass Training Sessions from 7-11 May in Denton, Nebraska.
For more information, please visit http://fssptraining.org

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Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?

A few days ago Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB Blog posted this:
Friday, March 9, 2012
Amish, Ok. Catholics, No.
The Amish are exempt from the entire health care reform law. So are members of Medi-Share, a program of Christian Care … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I be godfather to child of a former-Catholic, now Orthodox?

From a reader:
A childhood friend of mine formerly a catholic “converted” to an Eastern Orthodox Church to get married. Now they are expecting their first child and have asked me to stand as sponsor for their child in their Eastern … Continue reading

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