Monthly Archives: March 2013

JUST TOO COOL: Swiss Guards


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You can never really “leave the Church”.

I occasionally get an message from someone who explains in self-righteous high dudgeon that she is leaving the Church because of [INSERT FLIMSY EXCUSE HERE]. Over at his excellent blog, Ed Peters looks at a case of someone who said … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , , , , , | 44 Comments

Excellent address by Archbp. Chaput on the attacks on religious liberty

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has some remarks on religious liberty which I found on the site of the Witherspoon Institute.  My emphases and comments. Our First Right: Religious Liberty […] Simply put, religious freedom is a fundamental natural right … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Cooking in the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue

I have adjusted, again, to not having a full kitchen, but I have not surrendered. I cook as I will. I even make Julia’s recipes!  But …. …tonight I made a “Cornish Hen” with with spices, and curry, in my … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare, SESSIUNCULA | 27 Comments

Go to the blog of Mulier Fortis

Check out the blog of Mulier Fortis.  Something’s up. I am particularly happy to review her cats’ kill list.  

Posted in The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 9 Comments

Pope Francis sermon for Palm Sunday – REVISED

I had originally worked with the official text that was released.  The Pope changed his sermon and here is the revised text.  That‘ll teach me!  This is going to be a big challenge for people following his sermons.  He departs … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 40 Palm Sunday – two gravitational fields

Today is Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins. We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, which belonged to the losers, a thought from Benedict XVI about who ascent and the gravitational forces that draw us in different directions – it … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Billboards for CONFESSION! Promoted by which bishop?

I think the world of Bp. Slattery of the Diocese of Tulsa. He initiated a liturgical renewal in the diocese, he has been supportive of the Clear Creek Monastery, he sponsored workshops for exorcists. A few more bishops like this … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , | 46 Comments

Wyoming Catholic College Summer Programs

The right side here is now sporting a spiffy ad from Wyoming Catholic College.  Go look! They have Summer Programs and Outdoor Learning to explore. Also, they have a Conventiculum Viomingense for Latin students. A shot from the booth they had … Continue reading

Posted in Linking Back, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 9 Comments

Another voice calling for “Romanorum coetibus”

I have often written that the Church of England needs to issue their document Romanorum coetibus, by which they will give a safe-haven to catholic liberals who want to keep their large puppets and pottery, 60’s music and the ordination of … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Lighter fare, Linking Back, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity | Tagged , | 32 Comments