Daily Archives: 7 January 2013

@Pontifex Tuesday Project: Week 2

I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a day and single theme instead of various scatterings over days when they might not be noticed.
Here is the first collective tweet … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Concerning the thumb and forefinger

From a priest:
It is now over five years since I learned to say Mass in the Usus Antiquior. [Hooray!] I have tried hard not to import random bits of rubrical practice into my celebration of the Novus Ordo. [That can … Continue reading

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What the National Catholic Reporter is really doing by calling for an “assault weapons” ban. (Hint: It ain’t about guns!)

The National catholic Reporter always has to be where other liberals are, but they are always a day late and a dollar short.
Now they are calling for a ban on “assault weapons”.  Why?  Because they are running after the wave … Continue reading

Posted in "But Father! But Father!", Blatteroons, Lighter fare, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 56 Comments

The next frontier for homosexualists will be the legal age limit

Remember my post about The 2020 annual LCWR Assembly?  The assembly’s theme would be “Age: The Final Frontier“.
Now I read this in The Guardian: Paedophilia: bringing dark desires to light.
The article isn’t calling for laws to allow paedophiles to act on … Continue reading

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Is training in the Extraordinary Form forbidden at St. Mary’s College in Oscott, England?

I have been sitting on this for months, but…
As a preamble, let me repeat something.
The Supreme Pontiff’s 2007 Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum established juridically that the Roman Rite has two forms, not one.   Thus, if a man has not been trained … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Drill, The future and our choices, Universae Ecclesiae, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , , | 39 Comments

Bitcoin?

Bitcoin… discuss.

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QUAERITUR: What is wrong with women being lectors?

From a readerette:
Thank you for your wonderful blog.
I have been reading lots of comments, and seen some criticism of women lectors. What is wrong with women being lectors?
I will open the floor to readers in a moment.
First, only men are … Continue reading

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