Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fr. Blake on “Shooting and breaking the legs of sheep and heretics”

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks!My friend Fr. Ray Blake, reknowned p.p. of Brighton, has on his blog an interesting entry about “the Good Shepherd”. Be sure to visit his great blog.
I remember hearing about a school inspector telling a … Continue reading

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Do you have some good news?

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two from the sermon you heard this Sunday?  Let us know.

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NEW SWAG: “We Love Our Priest” – “God Bless Our Bishop” ETC.

In light of all that is going on, and in light of the fact that I have put some combative swag in my online store, I wanted to do something positive.
Some days ago I created a new bunch of car … Continue reading

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Fr. Lombardi on the Holy Father’s Letter about “pro multis”

I posted about the absence (and then the presence) of the Holy Father’s Letter to German bishops on the vatican.va site.  HERE.
Here is the editorial of the papal spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, on the site of Vatican Radio (of … Continue reading

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Prepare to be amazed! The 2nd miracle of St. Gianna Molla

Today is the Dies Natalis of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (+28 April 1962 at 39 years of age).  That is to say that St. Gianna died and was born into heaven today (thus, “birthday… dies natalis”).
I have posted this before, but … Continue reading

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Reason #547786 for Summorum Pontificum, or, “Please? Just shoot me now?”

The Holy Father recently explained the “pro multis” situation to the German Bishops.
How would the Holy Father explain this?

What does this teach children about the importance of or nature of liturgical worship?
I am reminded of something I posted here a … Continue reading

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USAToday’s coverage of the #WhatSistersMeanToMe tag on Twitter (We are mentioned.)

I noticed this in USAToday:
Twisting tweets make hash of hashtag support for nuns [Nooo… it brought clarity to support for nuns.]
By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY
Hesitate before you launch a hashtag. The experiences of President Obama and Catholic priests prove the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Permission from your territorial pastor in order to marry elsewhere

From a reader:
I hope this finds you well! My question: if one is a registered member of a territorial parish in whose geographical boundaries you do not live, is it necessary to receive permission from your “territorial pastor” to receive … Continue reading

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Four minutes on what happened with the Council and what young people want now

Fr. Kramer, Pastor of the Extraordinary Form parish in Rome, explains the situation:
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