Daily Archives: 5 April 2013

WDTPRS “Low” Sunday, “Mercy” Sunday, “Quasimodo” Sunday, Sunday “in albis”

This Sunday has many nicknames.  In the post-Conciliar calendar it is the “Second Sunday of Easter (or of Divine Mercy)”.  It is also called “Thomas Sunday” (because of the Gospel reading about the doubting Apostle), and “Quasimodo Sunday” (from the … Continue reading

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A Catholic university denies student K of C group because it’s… for Catholics

On the side bar of this blog I have a feed for the Cardinal Newman Society.  They posted a story…
Gonzaga Denies Knights of Columbus Student Group Because it’s Catholic
Spokane’s Gonzaga University [Jesuit run Catholic school] has denied a Knights of … Continue reading

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SECRET WDTPRSNEWS INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Fr. Z with Michael Voris at the Church Militant studio!

I was recently in Detroit and, during my too brief sojourn, had the opportunity to visit the studio of Church Militant, the HQ of Michael Voris and his merry band.
I have to say that I was deeply concerned at what … Continue reading

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If Francis wants a leaner, humble liturgy… then we need sacred music to match. We already have it!

Some extol the new “humble” liturgical style of Pope Francis in the wrong way.  They oppose his style to a grand or solemn style, as if the one excludes the other.
The humble does NOT cancel out the grand.  Nor vice … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Benedict XVI, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, Reading Francis Through Benedict, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 38 Comments

Reading Francis Through Benedict: clerical sexual abuse

We continue to…
Read Francis Through Benedict.
Here is a communiqué from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith:
The Holy Father today received in audience Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. During the audience, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is it a sin to fast during the Easter Octave?

From a reader:
I listen to the Catholic Channel on Sirius/XM a lot and yesterday a priest who is usually fairly reliable made the comment that it is a sin to fast during the Octave of Easter. My wife started fasting … Continue reading

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NOT CGI!

A few days back, this was on Astronomy Pic of the Day.
From the International Space Station as it travels around your planet.
It is not CGI!

If you are every wondering where the ISS is, click HERE. I used that when … Continue reading

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