Daily Archives: 2 December 2013

Another evil attack on the Church and religious freedom in these USA

One can understand that a person might be slightly deranged because of sorrow and grief, but this is an evil act.
This is the sort of thing that will occur more and more often.
Michigan woman sues U.S. Catholic bishops over miscarriage … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: former bouncer

Did you see this on the Catholic News Service:
In conversations with parishioners, pope reveals he once was a bouncer
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In addition to having worked sweeping floors and running tests in a chemical laboratory as a teenager, Pope … Continue reading

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“If you don’t see Merry Christmas in the window”… a song about shopping. VIDEO

I liked this:

I have the same thought, year round, when I see those awful “No CCW” signs.  GRRRRR!

Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, Lighter fare, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged | 18 Comments

Gift ideas and a really swell way to get your caffeine fix!

Do you give little gifts for St. Nicholas Day (other than the lumps of coal to distribute)?  Do you have office parties or some gatherings wherein you are to give small gifts?
The Carmelites in Wyoming have just the thing for … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z posts his annual rant on BLUE vestments and then sings to you. POLL!

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.  Lest all other Advent considerations – such as the coming of the Lord – be overshadowed, herein I rant.
I believe this dopey liturgical abuse is fading … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: NYC taxi driver thankful for Extraordinary Form, sad for dead baby.

I have written many times about the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan.  This church has become a spiritual oasis for many.
Look at this at Catholic Stand from a New York taxi driver:
In this town even going to church … Continue reading

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