Daily Archives: 8 October 2013

ACTION ITEM: A reader needs your help! Book recommendations.

From a reader:
I run a gift/book shop in our parish. Our town (here in the south) doesn’t have any catholic stores so we provide that service for four parishes in a two city area. Our new priest will not let our vicar recommend … Continue reading

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Justice Scalia: “I believe in the Devil… he’s smart

I’ve always liked Antonin Scalia.  I like how his mind works.  I even read (most of) his not terribly easy book.  From CNS:
(CNSNews.com) – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said he believes in the Devil as a living entity, “a real … Continue reading

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GUEST POST – A priest writes: “My skin is beginning to thicken.”

I received this from a priest, in an undisclosed location (edited and with my emphases and comments):
Over the past year of my ordination I have found myself facing many things I was seriously not prepared to face. They are in a … Continue reading

Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, HONORED GUESTS, Mail from priests, Priests and Priesthood | 130 Comments

ROME: Day 2 – lunch, stroll, pilgrimage starts

UPDATE:
We gathered for our opening of the pilgrimage which was Holy Mass at Santa Maria sopra Minerva. A you may remember the interior from the movie The Cardinal.

UPDATE:
From the movie The Cardinal an excerpt.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWNEnUyHtHk&feature=player_embedded
Just now, listening to the texts of the … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 18 Comments

Fishwrap’s support for the ill-effects of the HHS Mandate

Over at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) here is a piece by Mr. Winter’s which shows something of their true colors over there: They don’t care about the fact that taxpayer dollars will be funding intrinsically evil actions and … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments