Daily Archives: 16 October 2013

This warms my beady black heart

Please take a moment to read this.
From Cincinnati.com:
Wounded soldier delivers ‘the most beautiful salute’
Cincinnati native’s struggling gesture during Purple Heart ceremony stirs up emotions, buzz

As the Purple Heart presentation began, Hargis struggled to move his right hand and lift it … Continue reading

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[*heavy sigh*] Archbp. Marini’s “nostalgia” for the “spirit of the council”

Does anything about the following strike you as supremely ironic?
From CNS:

Vatican II continues to mark ecclesial life today, says archbishop
Catholic News Service
ERIE, Pa. (CNS) — Archbishop Piero Marini, a Vatican official, recalls watching bishops day after day pour … Continue reading

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices, Vatican II | Tagged , , , | 40 Comments

Card. Burke, Bp. Pozzo leave conference during Magister’s criticism of Pope Francis

I has just left Rome, I think, or I would have been at this event, to be sure.
(Rome) to a scandal occurred in Rome during the presentation of the conference proceedings on the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum on the 10th … Continue reading

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Day 9: Of saints and black pasta

Today began with Mass in the crypt of San Marco!  We were at the altar where the tomb of St. Mark was for hundreds of years before it was moved upstairs.
On the way over the basilica we had some water … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readers?
Today is the last day of the pilgrimage I have been with.  Everyone seems to have benefited and we are, to my knowledge, all the better for it.  Now I pray everyone … Continue reading

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SSPX funeral for Nazi war criminal

The SSPX has a house near Rome at Albano.
I can’t confirm this story, but it’s out there.
I am working from my phone today. Surely some of you can dig into this.
It is a work of mercy to pray for … Continue reading

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Posted in SSPX | 99 Comments