Monthly Archives: February 2014

RECENT POSTS and THANKS and MASS FOR BENEFACTORS

Remember to check the YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS thread. And now… JUST TOO COOL: Is there a way to put this on my wish list? GUEST POST: The fruits of ‘ad orientem’ worship in a parish. From the Religion of … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: The fruits of ‘ad orientem’ worship in a parish.

My friend Fr. Richard Heilman, who seems to have mastered perpetual motion, has a great letter to a priest posted at his place. You will recall that I posted photos of Fr. H dragging the table altar out of church … Continue reading

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From the Religion of Peace: 9 Year Old Christian Girl, Raped For 19 Days

Via the European Freedom Initiative: Muslims Capture 9 Year Old Christian Girl, And Brutally Rape Her For 19 Days A nine year old Christian girl in Jordan was captured by Muslims who brutally raped her for 19 days. She was … Continue reading

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Could Pope Francis be the one to reconcile the SSPX?

At CMR Pat Archbold offers that, if Pope Francis can reach out so cordially to Protestants gathered at a conference, even send a video, then why shouldn’t he reach out to the priests and bishops of the SSPX. A darn … Continue reading

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Had this been a photo of Benedict XVI…

… the mainstream media would probably have written: POPE MAKES KID CRY, ENJOYS IT Instead, it is Pope Francis, so people just go “Awwwww….”

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Pres. Obama to ObamaCare comrades: “The work you’re doing is God’s work.”

This from WSJ: President Says ObamaCare Volunteers Doing ‘God’s Work’ [?!?] Barack Obama speaks to his old campaign comrades [That’s the right word.] at Organizing for Action. HOLY OBAMACARE Last night in Washington President Obama addressed the national meeting of Organizing … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI thinks your idea is “simply absurd”

Some people are suggesting that Benedict XVI’s resignation wasn’t legal and that he is still Pope.  I wrote about that HERE. From CNA: Benedict XVI affirms validity of his resignation Vatican City, Feb 26, 2014 / 03:47 am (CNA).- Today … Continue reading

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AG Holder to State AGs: don’t enforce laws you don’t like

A sign of the anti-nomian spirit of this age?  A sign of what liberals truly think about law and their own power? From CBS: Eric Holder: Discriminatory laws don’t need defending Attorney General Eric Holder says state attorneys general are … Continue reading

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Break out the bongs! Liturgy with Deacon Sandy. VIDEO

Everyone, go your attic or garage and find that old bong you squirreled away, dust off your guitars and mistune those strings. Tie the tie-died handband on and sit down on the floor by the coffee table. This is a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Have a nice day!”, after the final blessing at Mass.

From a reader: Is it licit for a priest to say “Have a nice day” after the final blessing? When the Mass is over, priests and bishops can utter any banal cliché that pops into their distracted heads and not … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino on EWTN on current burning questions

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino of the Diocese of Madison (aka “The Extraordinary Ordinary”) appeared with Raymond Arroyo on EWTN and spoke about a range of issues, contraception, divorce-remarriage, “pastoral approach”, Pope Francis’ video to Pentecostals, Francis’ alleged negative … Continue reading

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Archbp. Predergast restricts eulogies at funerals.

Do you remember that a couple years about Bp. Robert C. Morlino banned eulogies in the Diocese of Madison?  HERE Some people nearly lost their minds.  Morlino was only being a “good son of the Church”, as Pope Francis describes … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest’s “Bug Out Bag” for TEOTWAWKI

From a reader: What items should a Catholic include in a bug out bag [BOB] besides the usual survival gear? What does a Priest’s bug out bag look like? I would assume supplies to administer the sacraments in an emergency. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis creates financial watchdog dicastery headed by Card. Pell: Secretariat for the Economy

Behold the genesis of the SE. My spidey-sense tells me that this new structure could be a strong counter-balance to the power of the Secretariat of State, which Paul VI put on steroids and developed into the Curia’s hyper-dicastery (which … Continue reading

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Card. Burke explains what Pope Francis is up to.

In English for L’Osservatore Romano (the Vatican’s “daily”), Raymond Card. Burke writes of The Francis Effect: American Cardinal on the message of this Pontificate The Pope’s radical call to the new evangelization During a recent visit to the United States, … Continue reading

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