Daily Archives: 19 December 2012

Fr. Z asks a favor for the priests in Newtown, CT – ACTION ITEM

Please, in your charity, read this.
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A priest on what really freaks out liberals

At the blog Southern Orders, Fr. Allan McDonald had a few things to say about liberals and Vatican II and what freaks them out.
Here is a taste with my emphases and comments:
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The progressive, liberal element of the Church since Vatican … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The future and our choices, Vatican II, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , , | 31 Comments

Christmas vandalism

From The Catholic League:
Christmas Vandals Never Quit
December 19, 2012
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Christmas vandals:
Every year at Christmastime, incidents of vandalism are rampant, and while this year was not as bad as last year, there still were too … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

“I’m spiritual, but not religious.”

The amusing Eye of the Tiber (go visit!) hits it on the head with this one.  Funny… but not!
Lapsed Catholic Confirms She Is Still Spiritual
Sherman Oaks, CA–27-year-old Sara Matson confirmed to friends yesterday that she was indeed still very spiritual despite … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court sides with Belmont Abbey against Obama Administration

From the Catholic News Herald of the Diocese of Charlotte:
Government must rewrite HHS mandate by March 31, court orders
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has sided with Belmont Abbey College in its lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Prefect of CDF on Anglican Ordinariate and SSPX

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald with my emphases:
Head of the CDF urges Catholics to welcome ordinariate converts
Catholics in England and Wales should welcome members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, the new prefect of … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Brick by Brick, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, SSPX, The future and our choices, Vatican II | Tagged , , , , , | 39 Comments

Archbp. Chaput on St. Thomas More in light of Obamacare

In the light of the Obama Administration’s attack on our religious freedom, this piece deserves wide circulation:
A Man for This Season, and All Seasons
by Charles J. Chaput
within Religion and the Public Square
December 19th, 2012
There is only one Thomas More: A … Continue reading

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Your 21 December End of the World Plans

Advent is more about the ending of the world and the Lord’s Second Coming than it is about His First Coming.
In the meantime, let’s talk about the Mayan calendar.
My friend the mighty P.P. of Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, His … Continue reading

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