Daily Archives: 11 September 2013

QUAERITUR: Beautiful, traditional sacramental documents or certificates

Once upon a time sacramental documents were lovely and theologically meaningful.  Now, not so much.
This is from a reader:
I was wondering if you knew of where my fiancé and I could obtain a traditional catholic marriage certificate for our coming … Continue reading

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Must see video about solidarity, friendship.

One of the alert readers here picked this up from Badger Catholic.  I, too, had to share it.
Great message.  (And it involves Guinness!  What’s not to like?)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwndLOKQTDs&feature=player_embedded
Powerful images and sounds.
Marshall McLuhan famously concluded that the “medium is the message”.
If only … Continue reading

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“But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema.”

First, pray for Thom Peters’ continued recovery.
The well-known canonist, Thom Peter’s father, has a great post at his place, In The Light Of The Law.  My emphases and comments.
About ‘women’s ordination’, what if Gabriel appeared and said…
Except to offer a … Continue reading

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The Presidential, Syrian analogy I’ve been looking for!

American Catholic got it just right.
Obama is Charlie Brown to Putin’s Lucy

Even Linus’s first line is on target for Pres. Obama’s Syrian “red line”: Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker.
Who would have thought that a … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt’s tough-love comments about the redefinition of marriage

On the site of Legatus Magazine you can read the text of a talk given this year’s Napa Institute by His Excellency Most Reverend John Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  He spoke about the family as the foundation of … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s Michael Sean Winters viciously attacks Bp. Paprocki

The National Schismatic Reporter’s Michael Sean Winters continues that non-Catholic site’s onslaught on orthodox bishops.
Here is a sample:
My colleague Brian Roewe reported yesterday on an interview given by Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois. There is much that is – … Continue reading

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