Daily Archives: 11 September 2014

St. Pat’s Parade: homosexuality, yes – pro-life, no

I read a NewsMax entry that a pro-life group was denied a spot in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  HERE Openly homosexual groups are welcome, but not pro-life groups. I’m just sayin’ Comment moderation queue is ON.

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TEOTWAWKI? Double blast CME heading towards Earth.

If the media, mind-clouding, thought-befuddling blitz on the part of catholic and other outlets – Fishwrap, Amerika, RNS, Crux – weren’t bad enough, we have to think about this too. I sure hope you have BOBs ready. From SpaceWeather: STORM WARNING … Continue reading

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Déjà vu from Card. Kasper and Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine

Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine has run more from Card. Kasper in support the divorced and civilly remarried receiving Holy Communion.  This is the “tolerate but not accepted” solution, which, through “mercy”, would see these people as a sort of second-class Catholic … Continue reading

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The hard truth about marriage, mercy and Eastern “oikonomia”

I have been posting about the soon-to-be-released book by five cardinala and four scholars called Remaining In The Truth Of Christ. This book is a defense of the Catholic doctrine marriage. It is an important book, some of it may … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Will an annulment make a child into a bastard?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: If two Catholics marry, have children, divorce, and then successfully obtain a decree of nullity, are the children then considered illegitimate in the eyes of the Church? This is a concern regarding an acquaintance of mine … Continue reading

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Feasts of Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II now on the Universal Calendar

Pope Francis has put the Feasts of Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II on the Universal Calendar.  Mutatis mutandis, I think it should be possible to adapt the texts for the Extraordinary Form which the wizards of the Holy See … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Doubts about annulment for 1st marriage, guilt about 2nd

From a reader… QUAERITUR: After a deeper conversion experience I had a love for my first wife that I did not have before. It seemed that after my conversion the love of Jesus was flowing through me for her. I … Continue reading

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“How are they down, how have they fallen down – Those great strong towers of ice and steel…”

In the late 1940’s Thomas Merton published his complicated poem Figures For An Apocalypse.  One of the sections of the poem is entitled “In the Ruins of New York“. While the whole section concerns a great downfall, a city and … Continue reading

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