Daily Archives: 19 April 2012

An apology about the LCWR and NCR – my mistake!

I have received a couple notes chiding me for picking on the LCWR and the NCR (aka Fishwrap) and taking me to task for suggesting that they were connected.  I had written in one entry: The group [LCWR] sent an email Thursday … Continue reading

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Here are some links to recent posts which are scrolling along, especially as the LCWR news comes in. Out with the bad air, in with the good. Another point about the LCWR and their future. Bp. Jenky attacked through the … Continue reading

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Out with the bad air, in with the good. Another point about the LCWR and their future.

There is an Italian proverb that when a door closes a window opens elsewhere in the house. NCR’s McElewee is really burning up his keyboard as he posts notes on the Fishwrap‘s site. The latest picks up on what we … Continue reading

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Bp. Jenky attacked through the IRS for his sermon about Pres. Obama and faux catholic politicians

Not long ago Bp. Jenky in Peoria during a sermon really hammered President Obama and quisling catholic politicians.  I wrote about Bp. Jenky’s sermon HERE. Excerpts: “May God have mercy on the souls of those politicians who pretend to be Catholic in church, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Was absolution valid at this penance service?

I have had several emails about a youtube video posted by our friends at Rorate.   The video in question shows a “penance service” at a parish in Portugal.  A priest with a green stole has put a shredder on … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Anniversary to Pope Benedict XVI!

Today is the 7th anniversary of the election of Benedict XVI. Ad multos annos! Please pray for the Holy Father, today and every day. Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? I ask this every year … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Collect for Thursday, 2nd Week of Easter

A reader sent a note about today’s Collect, Thursday in the 2nd Week of Easter, in the Ordinary Form. Here is the Latin: Deus, qui salute mundi sacrificum paschale effecisti, propitiare supplicationibus populi tui, ut interpellans pro nobis Christus Pontifix … Continue reading

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Question about Anglican/Roman liturgy: Is it Roman Rite or Anglican?

I need to be educated about something and I hope some of you readers who were/are Anglicans now in union with Rome can help me.  When in doubt, ask. Is the modified Anglican liturgy considered part of the Roman Rite … Continue reading

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LCWR gripes about being accountable to the CDF and USCCB

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Fishwrap today has an interesting bit of news about the LCWR’s recent developments.  As you know, those meanies at the CDF and USCCB are actually going to hold the LCWR’s leadership accountable for their doctrinal … Continue reading

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