Daily Archives: 4 October 2012

Just Too Cool: Mars Rover Curiosity is checking in using Foursquare

Okay… I don’t think Curiosity is going to have a lot of competition for the mayorship.
Curiosity has a Foursquare account.
 

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Prefect of CDF: No more talks with SSPX

Do you remember when I suggested that, if the SSPX continued to dictate terms to the Holy Father, one day his patience would end and they would wake up on the wrong side of the fence?
In an interview with German … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, SSPX, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 97 Comments

Episcopalian “Bishop” has hissy fit over Catholic doctrine on homosexual acts

If we treated their “doctrine” like they treated ours… imagine the high dudgeon!
Here is a story from CNA with my emphases and comments:
San Francisco, Calif., Oct 4, 2012 / 12:25 am (CNA).- The Episcopal “bishop“ of California Marc Andrus has written a … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , | 68 Comments

URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: US Priest missing in Greece, in danger, possibly dead

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ALL READERS please give your attention to this.
From Fox59 in Indianapolis:
An Indiana priest has disappeared in Greece, and his family tells Fox59 News that they believe he’s in serious danger or maybe even dead.
Father Christiaan … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on liturgical worship and our identity

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This is GREAT.
The Holy Father’s Wednesday Audience with my emphases and comments:
VATICAN, OCTOBER 3, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today in St. Peter’s Square. The Holy Father continued … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Benedict XVI, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

QUAERITUR: Face-to-face confession. Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
I am trying to figure out what was the rationale to change the rite of confession to allow for face-to-face confessions. I have read the documents of Vatican II, but did not see anything there specifically addressing this, … Continue reading

Posted in GO TO CONFESSION, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , , | 60 Comments

An observation about Pres. Obama and the 1st debate

I was listening to Bill Bennett this morning (Hi, Dr. Bennett!) and heard one of his readers make a great but scary point.
The feckless Pres. Obama we heard last night in the debate is the same feckless Pres. Obama who … Continue reading

Posted in Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , | 27 Comments