Daily Archives: 4 October 2013

Wherein Fr. Z agrees with …. Fr. James Martin… !?

Words I never thought I would write.  I agree with Fr. James Martin, SJ, on this one. "Mr. Ratzinger"? Apparently The New York Times Style Manual was written by someone who was high, unconscious or both. http://t.co/b5HbCb9XeU — James Martin, … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and WARM THANKS (Mass for benefactors coming up on 7 Oct in Rome)

First things first.  Be sure to check on: YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS  Help each other.  May I ask a prayer for decent weather on Sunday in Atlanta? I have a connecting flight there. Also, check out the fairly new ads … Continue reading

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Prayer before connecting to the internet – MORE UPDATES! – New languages!

Since I originally posted this I have also been able to add MORSE CODE and KLINGON I also updated the audio player so that it actually works. Some of the prayers have a sound recording. I am hoping for many … Continue reading

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What Did The “Poverello” Really Say?

On the Feast of St. Francis, Patron of Italy, Pope Francis went to Assisi. During one talk he clarified that the “peace” with which St. Francis is often associated is “not something saccharine“. To the dismay of LCWR keynote speakers … Continue reading

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Catholic military chaplains face ARREST during Obama’s Government Shutdown

During the Obama Shutdown, Catholic military chaplains who say Mass, marry, bury or baptize face arrest. From Catholic Vote: MILITARY PRIESTS FACE ARREST FOR CELEBRATING MASS IN DEFIANCE OF SHUTDOWN Our government is out of control. First, it was the … Continue reading

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Where’s the ‘c’atholic Left’s usual liberal outrage?

Here is something curious. The Holy Father meets with his new Gang of 8, the cardinalatial kitchen cabinet, for – what? – 3 days? Did I get that right? Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, the papal spokesman said that during the … Continue reading

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A study of the Sinsinawa Dominicans (hint: LCWR). Read and weep.

One of the stranger groups of women religious who belong to the LCWR crowd are the Sinsinawa Domincans, whose motherhouse is in southern Wisconsin, in the Diocese of Madison. You might review my post NUNS GONE WILD for a glimpse … Continue reading

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Prayer before connecting to the internet – UPDATE! – New language

A long time ago now, I wrote a prayer for people to use before they got online and used the internet. Originally in Latin, it has been translated into many languages (sometimes more than once). My page with all the … Continue reading

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