Daily Archives: 1 June 2012

June and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

June is a month dedicated especially to devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Is this part of your discipline of prayer?

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I’m SHOCKED! LCWR rejects the Holy See’s reform

From CNA:
LCWR accuses Vatican investigation of using ‘flawed process’Friday, June 01, 2012 4:42 PMWashington D.C., Jun 1, 2012 / 09:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is arguing that the Vatican’s recent assessment … Continue reading

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Great Pentecost sermon on the signs of the times (e.g., the Obama’s HHS mandate and his war on the Church)

It is the Octave of Pentecost.  We can should and review Pentecost during the Octave.
A friend of mine, Fr. Richard Jacobs, OSA, gave this sermon for Pentecost Sunday:
One of the Fathers of the Church, St. Cyril of Alexandria, wrote the … Continue reading

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Poor Green Lantern.

A while ago I posted the terrible news of the “queering” of a major DC comic superhero.  The news is now “out”.
Poor Green Lantern.  Poor poor Carol Ferris.
In my first post on this, there was a poll.   Here are … Continue reading

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Of wastelands and scones and magnets

I am, even as I write, at the British Library, where I took in the exhibit: Writing Britain – Wastelands to Wonderlands. Some clever boots did the title to reflect the lament of many of the loss of more … Continue reading

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CNS: Catholic Colleges Urge HHS to Rescind ‘Direct Violation’ of Religious Liberty

From the Cardinal Newman Society:
Faithful Catholic Colleges Urge HHS to
Rescind ‘Direct Violation’ of Religious Liberty
Joined together by their firm commitment to strong Catholic identity and fidelity to Catholic teaching, 19 Catholic colleges, universities and online programs partnered today with The … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

“The last insult to our human nature.”

The distinguished translator of Dante, Anthony Esolen, has a good piece on Public Discourse about aging and euthanasia.
Here is the first part. I hope you will go read the rest.  My emphases:
One Human Heart: Wordsworth’s Old Cumberland Beggar and the … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s advocacy of dissent continues in a chat with Sr. Theresa Kane

The National Catholic Fishwrap, pipe for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns) continues lapdog-like in its tail-wagging support of dissident women religious.  A case in point:
Former LCWR leader gives take on … Continue reading

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Spirit in the City

One of the interesting things I have learned about here in London has to do with an “annual Catholic faith festival in the West End” called Spirit in the City.
At four parishes in the West end, on different … Continue reading

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The future and our choices

I posted this before (HERE) but it is worth a review:

I continue to marvel that this from Catholic News Service.

Posted in Benedict XVI, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments