Daily Archives: 1 October 2012

Catholics and voting

This is interesting.  And it is irritating.
From WND:
America’s salvation depends on Catholics
Exclusive: Anita Crane reveals mind-blowing number not registered to vote
by Anita Crane
“The religious group that seems to be figuring most prominently in the presidential election right now is the … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s record in regard to Christians and Biblical values

The fight for our religious liberty is really just beginning.
Remember how Pres. Obama said at Notre Shame that he was interested in “common ground”?   Remember what he promised Card. Dolan?
I was sent this list by a reader.  It recounts … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample (D. Marquette) on the upcoming election, November 2012

My friend Fr. John Boyle has posted on his blog Caritas in veritate, some links to four articles from His Excellency Most Rev. Alexander Sample, Bishop of Marquette.    Take it away, Fr. Boyle:
Bishop Sample of Marquette, Michigan, is contributing … Continue reading

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1 October Monday – London – evening

I am back in London… briefly.
Since it is a Monday, and since there is a TLM at the little church on Maiden Lane near Covent Garden, and since after Mass some people go to the … Continue reading

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9-12 Oct – MIAMI, FL: Low Mass (Extraordinary Form) training for Priests – no charge

I am informed that there is training in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite being offered for Priests – 9-12 October 2012 –
by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (Low Mass)FREE OF COST at St. John Vianney College Seminary … Continue reading

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Updating the Traditional Roman Calendar (Extraordinary Form)

Something has to be done.
I am a firm believer that the Extraordinary Form must not be tinkered with right now.  We need a long period of stability so that the right sort of “gravitational pull” of the Ordinary and the … Continue reading

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Two New Doctors of the Church

From Vatican Radio:
The Holy See announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will preside at the Solemn Mass for the opening of the XIII Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.
The General Assembly will open on 7 October, the 27th … Continue reading

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Muslim terrorists attack, kill Catholic schoolchildren with a grenade

From UPI:
NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 30 (UPI) — A grenade attack on a Catholic church Sunday school in Kenya killed one boy and critically injured six other children, the Red Cross said.
The attack happened around 10:30 a.m. at the St. Polycarp … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Children sent out from Mass after the Gospel

From a reader:
We recently moved to a new area, where the parish encourages children to leave Mass after the Gloria for a ‘liturgy’ and returns them after the intercessions. I have not permitted my children to leave Mass, but when … Continue reading

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