Daily Archives: 21 March 2014

WDTPRS 3rd Sunday of Lent (2001MR): “Sticking to a plan even though it is hard”

We can become weary in the midst of our Lenten discipline and the enemy is tirelessly working for our defeat.
In the Ordinary Form Collect for the 3rd Sunday of Lent we beg God to pick us up, and help us … Continue reading

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Update on The Tablet Sourpusses, the Gänswein Interview

Over HERE I wrote about the sour reaction of the assistant editrix of The Pill (aka The Tablet, aka RU-486) to the interview given by Archbp. Georg Gänswein gave to German TV in which he spoke, inter alia, about Francis asking Benedict … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Liverpool!

I note with approval the appointment of a new Archbishop of Liverpool.
Most Rev. Malcolm McMahon, Bishop of Nottingham has been translated.
My English clerical friends are writing with their views and I am, so far, optimistic!   Yes, yes… some think … Continue reading

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Nuns Gone Mad… Nuns Gone Wild… take your pick

I have written now a couple times about the whacky fringe group of nuns, NCAN, led by the pro-abortion Sinsinawa Dominican Sr. Donna Quinn.  HERE and HERE
Now I see at the National Catholic Register that Anne Carey, whose book I have … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION ITEM! HELP BENEDICTINE MONKS!

When I have posted about good causes that need support (read: money) you readers have always been prompt and generous.
Were every reader of this blog to give up buying their coffee or a sandwich today and make a donation… on … Continue reading

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Ursuline sisters wows an audience

Half the people on Earth are writing to me about this.  Let’s file this under “Lighter Fare”?
An Ursuline sister sings on one of those “who has a talent?” TV shows in Italy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpaQYSd75Ak&feature=player_embedded
Since half the planet is writing about this, I … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 17: Friday 2nd Week of Lent – “three intimacies”

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Today is Friday in the 2nd Week of Lent. Remember your Friday penance.  Examine your consciences and…
GO TO CONFESSION!
With this audio offering, I continue a series of daily podcasts for Lent.  They are intended to … Continue reading

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