Daily Archives: 10 August 2014

5000 pilgrims walk from Chicago to Marian shrine in Indiana

Pilgrimages are little lives.  We encounter people, who have their own issues and goals.  We find out things about ourselves.  We have our faces set towards the goal.  There are hardships.
I saw this at nwi.com:
Polish Catholic pilgrims march across Northwest … Continue reading

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“Nobody wants to tell the truth! … They say openly if you don’t convert, we’ll kill you. It turns out they actually mean it.”

Here is a cold cup of reality from former Speaker of the house Newt Gingrich for the viewers of CNN on 8 August:
“Nobody wants to tell the truth,” he complained. “The truth is this is a radical Islamist group. They … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard at Mass for your Sunday obligation?
Let us know!

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D. LANSING: Two birds, one lease, less killing. Fr. Z says: “Nuke the place.”

I make suggestions at the end.
At the top, Fr. Z kudos to Bp. Boyea!
From Aleteia:
Catholic Parish Solves Two Problems with One Lease
Catholic Parish, 1; Abortionist, 0.
After years of prayer, a Catholic parish in Lansing, Michigan found a way to get … Continue reading

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St. Lawrence and the Holy Grail

On the Feast of St. Lawrence, I thought you might want to see an old post I wrote some time ago, posted on 26 June 2006, on the chalice some people think might be the Holy Grail:
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When His Holiness Pope … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 9th Sunday after Pentecost: God, absolutely distant, absolutely near

This week’s Collect, which historically was in the 8th century Liber sacramentorum Gellonensis, was also the prayer over the people, or Super populum, in the 1962MR for Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent.
It was not, I believe, in the 1970MR or … Continue reading

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