Daily Archives: 20 November 2013

SCOTUS won’t block Texas law on abortion

Form Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion law (Reuters) – A split U.S. Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to block implementation of a new abortion law in Texas that already has prompted a dozen clinics in the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 2014 Ordo for the TLM from the Canons of St. John Cantius

The Canons of St. John Cantius in Chicago sent me a copy of their 2014 Ordo for use with the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Every sacristy needs to have an Ordo for both forms of the Roman Rite! … Continue reading

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Whaddya gonna call ’em… Whoies?

Many of you are Trekkies.  I suspect many of you are… whaddya gonna call ’em… Whoies? I was over at BBC 4 today to listen to reading of CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters.  Cleese is better.  It is the anniversary of … Continue reading

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Attorney General Eric Holder: UN treaties trump the US Constitution

Is there an amendment the Obama Administration hasn’t yet attacked? Well… to be fair… perhaps not the 18th. From Conservative Daily: Every now and then, news breaks in the Obama administration that is so stereotypical, it is actually depressing. You … Continue reading

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The Philippines: Priests or Phoenixes? YES!

A friend and reader sent me a note: Peter Ayaso and his class will still be ordained next Friday, the 25th of Nov. IN THE CATHEDRAL!!! He writes: You’re all invited still to my ordination to the priesthood on Nov. … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: A 1st Traditional Latin Mass experience – at Holy Innocents in Manhattan, NYC

I received this from a reader: First of all, thank you for your blog. It has been tremendously instructive and encouraging for myself and many of my friends. I attended my first Traditional Latin Mass just over a year ago … Continue reading

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