Daily Archives: 26 July 2013

Steeee-RIKE!

I just received this in my email and, almost against my will, it got me to smile:

The game God loves most.
And – just because – a really funny commercial.

I dunno.  One of the best commercials ehvvur?
(And it’s about el coche … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Confession – interpreters, eavesdroppers, secrecy and you

From a reader:
Father, I spend a lot of time in Finland which has Europe’s smallest Catholic Church, [not to mention one of Europe's oddest languages...] both in terms of absolute numbers and in terms of percentage of the population. Nearly … Continue reading

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Atheists demand Christian military chaplain be punished for mentioning God

From Breitbart:
MILITARY CENSORS CHRISTIAN CHAPLAIN, ATHEISTS CALL FOR PUNISHMENT
A Christian chaplain in the military is being officially censored for engaging in free speech, and anti-Christian activists are demanding he be punished.
Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes is a Christian chaplain currently serving … Continue reading

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Obama Administration forced same-sex bathrooms, locker rooms at California schools

Remember the gender bender story from a few days ago about legislation in California that would “require public schools in his state to allow students to choose which bathrooms, locker rooms and sports teams match their gender identity.” HERE
Keep your … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on the Sacrament of Penance

Pope Francis in Rio, spoke to young people at the Copacabana beach. Inter alia, dixit:
Dear young people: “Put on Christ” in your lives. In these days, Christ awaits you in his word; listen carefully to him and your heart will … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: liturgical abuses “strictly correlated with a lot of moral corruption”

Around here we say:
Save The Liturgy – Save The World
A preamble:
The Eucharist, its celebration and itself as the extraordinary Sacrament, is the “source and summit of Christian life”.
If we really believe that, then we must also hold that what we do in church, what … Continue reading

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When did “Marriage” stop meaning what it means?

Years ago I worked with a German sister, deeply intelligent and one of the holiest people I have ever met. We were talking about nuances of meaning in a German sentence one day and, as an aside, she explained how … Continue reading

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