Daily Archives: 2 May 2013

If you build confessionals, people will come … and use them

At Religion News Service there is something about confession and confessionals.
Putting real confessionals in churches… that’s what I call promoting the New Evangelization.
Let’s have a look at this excellent brick by brick story.
DERBY, Conn. (RNS) The Rev. Janusz Kukulka can’t … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Vote for the Sisters!

A while back I posted about the  Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist (decidedly not LCWR types!) participating in the TV show with the American Bible Challenge HERE.
I was sent an email, which says:
GSN recently launched the American Bible Challenge Fan Favorite … Continue reading

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Sacred Liturgy Conference in Rome 25-28 June

At site of the Cardinal Newman Society I saw a note about a presser with the French Bishop, Dominique Rey, one of the supporters of a great conference on liturgy which will take place in Rome this summer and … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI returns to the Vatican

Benedict XVIreturned today to Vatican City after his sojourn at Castel Gandolfo.  He will live in a building in the gardens behind San Pietro which also houses some religious.
Here is a shot of the helicopter with Benedict.

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WDTPRS: St. Athanasius – propugnator, champion

In both the traditional Roman calendar and the post-Conciliar calendar today is the feast of St. Athanasius, Doctor of the Church.
Let’s have a quick look at the Collect for the Mass for St. Athanasius in the Ordinary Form..
2002MR:
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus,
qui … Continue reading

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MSM double standards

They who control the topics control what people think.
The mainstream media controls what people think because they control the topics being discussed.
How to combat this?
A long-time reader sent this by email:

I don’t follow the NBA very closely, but I have … Continue reading

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Collegiality’s dark underbelly

There is a trend you need to be aware of.  Indeed, this is a virus you need to help inoculate others against.
Here are a couple examples of the virus that is spreading.
First, turn your attention a piece on the site … Continue reading

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