Monthly Archives: July 2014

31 July: St. Ignatius of Loyola – Of the Church Militant and book shredding

Here is the Martyrologium Romanum entry for this great saint and founder of the Society of Jesus. (To the right is my first class relic of St. Ignatius).
Memoria sancti Ignatii de Loyola, presbyteri, qui, hispanus in Cantabria natus, in aula … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi rides again!

Hamas is a “humanitarian organization.”
“And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization,” Pelosi said to Crowley.
HERE
Perhaps she should go spend some with Hamas in order to … Continue reading

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Meltdown Countdown: Fishwrap on the Synod

The Synod on the Family will start in October.   Already the dissidents at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) are whining.   They have twigged to the fact that they are not going to get what they want.
Today there … Continue reading

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It’s a terrible thought: dying excommunicated…

I want you to stop for a moment and do something: Right now… try to imagine what goes through the mind of a soul during her first 15 seconds in Hell.  The realization of where you are…
“This can’t … be … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER UPDATE: Tagalog AUDIO added (Klingon on the way)

I am delighted to report that a reader sent me a recording of the now well-known “Internet Prayer” in Tagalog.
It makes my day when I get recordings of native speakers reading this prayer.  It really makes my day when I … Continue reading

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Card. Pell: Holder of Vatican purse strings, celebrant of Traditional Roman Rite

Sandro Magister at Settimo Cielo has a piece about the ever more influential Card. Pell, who has control of Vatican purse strings.
Magister’s piece, in Italian, opens with a mention of the upcoming Coetus Internationalis Summorum Pontificum 23-25 October. I am … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Acuity Flagpole Project

This is very cool.  I must go see this soon.  The Acuity Flagpole Project.
It has pendula inside! It has its own internal climate!
Standing 400 feet tall, the new Acuity Insurance Flagpole is the tallest flagpole in North America (#tallestUSflag). Located … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Book from 5 Cardinals in defense of marriage and tradition

There is a book of great importance about to emerge.  It is available for PRE-ORDER at a substantial discount.  It will come out in October 2014, timed for the upcoming Synod of Bishops, which will tackle – inter alia – … Continue reading

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Dust up in Paraguay

At Pewsitter, this headline caught my eye:
Accused Scranton priest sent to faithful thriving Paraguayan diocese whose bishop corrects gays and liberation theologists. Vatican investigates. Bishop defends priest. Cardinal suspends bishop then faints.
That sums it up.
Well… not quite.
I have followed only … Continue reading

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Some positive items

There are so many terrible things going on right now.  How about some good things?
Here is a great quote from St. Briget of Sweden, which I saw at The Back Of The World:
I Believe in Solemn, Reverent Liturgy Because…
…I believe … Continue reading

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