Daily Archives: 7 December 2013

The Feeder Feed: Of Storks and Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians

Do you remember the fable by Aesop about the Fox and the Stork?  Sometimes it is the Fox and the Crane. The fox invited the stork to supper.  Fox serves a bowl of soup. Fox can lap from the bowl, … Continue reading

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St. Edith Stein’s dialogue between Ambrose and Augustine

Today is the feast of St. Edith Stein, co-patroness of Europe. This philosopher gave us a beautiful dialogue between two mighty Doctors of the Church, St. Ambrose and St. Augustine. Here it is: I AM ALWAYS IN YOUR MIDST For … Continue reading

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Fishwrap attacks Francis AGAIN in the matter of women’s ordination

I have written before that the ordination of women is the flagship issue for liberals. So long as Pope Francis won’t change Church “policy”, he will remain in their dog house. Some conservatives frown when the Pope gets out over … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose read without moving his lips!

Sometimes when I am given a book of a certain length to read I’ll quip, “That ought to keep my lips moving for a while!” Today’s first entry in the Martyrologium Romanum says: 1. Memoria sancti Ambrosii, episcopi Mediolanensis et … Continue reading

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