Daily Archives: 24 May 2012

How to skew a story with images

On the site of The Guardian there is a ridiculous piece the clueless Victoria Bekiempis about the CDF’s reforming efforts regarding the Leadership Conference of Women’s Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns, indeed, the Nuns gone WILD!). … Continue reading

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CWN: Chaplain to S. Carolina jail barred from celebrating Mass … if he uses wine

From Catholic World News: Chaplain barred from celebrating Mass in South Carolina jail A Catholic chaplain has been told that he cannot celebrate Mass in a South Carolina jail. Msgr. Ed Lofton, who had been celebrating Mass at Charleston County … Continue reading

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Are you clear about what happened between Pres. Obama and the HHS mandate v. our first liberties?

The excellent Becket Fund for Religious Liberty has a great timeline on their site about the HHS mandate, along with a detailed list of plaintiffs against the Obama Administration. HHS Mandate Timeline: August, 2011, Federal government issues a regulation requiring that … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama is finally going to be properly vetted – before an election

Have you read Dinesh D’Souza’s The Roots of Obama’s Rage? (UK HERE and KINDLE) There is a film based on the book coming, 2016, a projection of America after four more years of an Obama presidency. He is finally being … Continue reading

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On a lighter note: So… SSPX Bp. Fellay calls the Vatican and says…

I saw this on the blog Catholic Church Conservation: Yes, this is an exageration, but there is a grain of truth in it, no? A while back I read a comment that if some members of the SSPX have turned … Continue reading

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2012 Meeting of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy (USA) 31 July – 3 August – CHICAGO (Mundelein)

I received a note from my friend Fr. Trigilio about the upcoming annual meeting of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy: WHEN: JULY 31 – AUGUST 3 WHERE: Cardinal Stritch Retreat House in Mundelein, IL WHO: All Catholic priests, deacons and … Continue reading

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I reposted posted the Daily Offering to the Immaculate Heart of Mary as a page HERE. I would be pleased if you went there every day and also used the sharing buttons on that page every day. Ask our Blessed … Continue reading

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24 May: Benedict XVI designates as Day of Prayer for the Church in China

From news.va: Day of Prayer for the Church in China Thursday, May 24th is a day dedicated in a special way to the liturgical memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Help of Christians, venerated with great devotion at the Shrine … Continue reading

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Minnesota is now GROUND ZERO for defense of marriage

I wanted to add a follow up to this: MINNESOTA READERS – WDTPRS POLL For November 2012 there is on the ballot in Minnesota an amendment to the state constitution which would define marriage as being between one man and one … Continue reading

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First, many thanks to those of you who are sending greetings for my anniversary of ordination (26 May 1991).  Your prayers and sentiments are appreciated. Here are links to some recent posts, which scroll off pretty quickly. Benedict XVI: “So … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: “So many of the baptized have lost identity.”

The Italian Bishops Conference (CEI) has been meeting in a plenary session these days.  The Holy Father addressed them about the harsh reality we face as countries which were at least Christian but are now losing their identity.  In Italy, … Continue reading

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