Monthly Archives: March 2014

MUST SEE VIDEO! The “Gilbert and Sullivan Mass”

I was alerted to this video at the blog A Man In The Gap.  And to think that this is “Lutheran Satire”.  These don’t sound the Lutherans I remember. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8tTXKzObc&feature=player_embedded  

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Audio seminar on how Big Business Abortion handles botched abortions, injured women

Radio show Vicki McKenna, the Rush of MadCity (aka Madison, WI, aka 78 Square Miles Surrounded By Reality), spoke on air the other day (final hour on 25 March) about a 911 call from a Planned Parenthood Big-Business Abortion clinic which severely injured … Continue reading

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The Pope and The POTUS

You may have heard that Pres. Obama met with Pope Francis today. Some people are asking me to comment on this historic event, which liberals will surely say is the first time a Pope smiled at an American President. Popes … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray’s clear explanation of problems with Communion for divorced, remarried.

From The Catholic Thing. My emphases and comments. Fidelity – to Spouses and Christ’s Words By Fr. Gerald Murray [A good friend… Fr. Murray, J.C.D., is pastor of Holy Family Church, New York, NY, and a canon lawyer.] [QUAERITUR…] Is the … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 30 Comments

It’s all out WAR

Anyone who isn’t insane or wicked recognizes that the insane and the wicked have been waging a war on boy and men for decades. The battle has widened into a war on gender identity. The aims are entirely evil. Thanks … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

Wherein Father chuckles

Over a Fr. Hunwicke’s place I read a line that made me chuckle: Now, look here, Father, if you can’t be more pastorally sensitive and inclusive, I shall have to forbid you to say the Novus Ordo … so you’d better get … Continue reading

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Secret Consistory: How did other Cardinals react to Card. Kasper’s proposals?

Those of who who read Italian my be interested in an article of Marco Tosatti posted at La Stampa which purports to reconstruct some of the discussion in the now-not-so-Secret Consistory during which Card. Kasper delivered his extremely long and now … Continue reading

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26 March – Manhattan – Catholic Artists Society – 7pm – Church of the Holy Innocents

For those of you in and around NYC, I recommend heading to the great Church of the Holy Innocents tonight for a talk and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Fr. George Rutler.  Info HERE CAS Lenten evening of recollection: … Continue reading

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Anti-Catholic bigotry from MSNBC’s Joy Reid

From MSNBC via CMR comes another great example of MSM anti-Catholic bigotry. The MSNBC-sanctioned bigot this time is the anchor Joy Reid, who commented on the Hobby Lobby religious freedom case before the Supreme Court. Anchor Joy Reid says: The Obama … Continue reading

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Vatican Radio gives megaphone to dissident fringe group Future Church

I am confused about something. The website of Vatican Radio shows that they did a piece on Future Church. Future Church?!? HERE  Listen. What is Future Church?  HERE This is from their site’s sidebar: Visit their ABOUT page HERE.  They want … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Christian funeral, burial for divorced, remarried?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can a Catholic who is divorced and remarried without an annulment receive a Catholic Christian burial? Yes! Can. 1184 lists – exhaustively – those Catholics who may be deprived of a Church funeral: Can. 1184 §1. … Continue reading

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When “NO!” is PASTORAL! Wherein Fr. Z rants.

“Pastoral charity”… note the phrase! His Eminence, Raymond Card. Burke, gave an interview to Polonia Christiana magazine.  Lifesite rendered it into English HERE. In one of his responses, the Cardinal said: In the case of a politician or other public figure who … Continue reading

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Help from Chinese readers? Act of Contrition.

From a Chinese reader who asks for help: I am a Chinese Catholic and many of our prayers are translations from some original Latin edition. One of the most beautiful is the traditional Act of Contrition which is still commonly … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh on the ending of the Left’s honeymoon with Pope Francis

I have been harping on this for a while: the Left will turn on Francis one day. From Rush Limbaugh’s stack of stuff. He was on the air yesterday. Here is the transcript.  My legendary emphases and comments. End of Left’s Honeymoon … Continue reading

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