Daily Archives: 3 December 2013

Pope Francis: Peace which is not tranquility.

In his daily, non-Magisterial of-the-cuff fervorino Pope Francis said this (remember, the Vatican doesn’t give us everything – they cut it up into little snippets they deem important and thus take everything out of context… I digress): […] “Jesus was full of … Continue reading

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Pope Bouncer

Even as I remind people that, under Pope Francis’ watch, former-Father Greg Reynolds is still excommunicated, we learn that the reigning pontiff once worked as a bouncer. He is still working as a bouncer. One of the most important thing … Continue reading

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ADVENT: Ideas for your season of preparation

I have decided to reread Benedict XVI’s third volume of Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives.  It is shorter than the other two volumes, but there are riches within. The Holy Father’s book presents a real defense of the historicity … Continue reading

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ALERT! A “wine” that perhaps isn’t really wine!

As you know, for the consecration of the Eucharist to be VALID, we must use wine from grapes.  It can be fortified wine, but it must be wine (HERE). Today I received a link from a reader which I am … Continue reading

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Boston church vandalized

Young idiots conducted their own version of the cowardly “knockout” game on a Catholic church in Brighton (Boston), Mass. From CBS Boston: Vandals Trash Brighton Church, Destroy Painting Of Pope BOSTON (CBS) — Police are searching for answers after a … Continue reading

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