Daily Archives: 7 October 2014

SHOCK! A Catholic bishop who speaks like – *gulp* – a Catholic bishop!

As you know, not to long ago Bp. Howard Hubbard was retired from his looooong tenure as Bishop of Albany.  He was succeeded by Bp. Edward Scharfenberger.
Recently Bp. Scharfenbeger gave a speech to an interfaith group in Albany.   At … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Liberals, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Olympian Middle, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , | 76 Comments

Good News and Bad News about Ignatius Press and the “Five Cardinals Book”

I have been pushing the so-called “Five Cardinals Book” from Ignatius Press called  Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church.
This is an important book.  More about it HERE
Ignatius Press’s handling of the release of this … Continue reading

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8 OCTOBER TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

For your information:
Space Weather News for Oct. 7, 2014
http://spaceweather.com
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON:  The Moon is about to pass through the shadow of Earth, producing a colorful lunar eclipse.  Sky watchers in the Americas, Australia, Pacific islands and parts of … Continue reading

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Concrete suggestions for the Synod of Bishops

The issue of Communion for those in irregular marriages, and for other sinners as well, is not to be quickly solved.  Rushing to amend the annulment process seems to me a bad idea.
However, there are a couple things that Bishops, … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization | Tagged , | 38 Comments

As The Synod Turns

Any one who looks at Catholic stuff on these interwebs today (and for the near future) is going to be inundated with Synod stuff.
We have to be wary.
Do you remember that, just before Benedict XVI abdicated, during an audience he … Continue reading

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2015 Guide to Catholic colleges and universities

The world keeps on turning, even though an Extraordinary Synod is going on, and some of you readers out there are dealing with things that actually matter to you here and now.
Some of you are trying to figure out which … Continue reading

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Couple tells Pope about welcoming homosexual “couples” in parishes. Fr. Z muses.

You can expect that those who support Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried will find eager allies in those who support the homosexualist agenda.  The former are willing (or want) to detach the sexual act from marriage.  The latter … Continue reading

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Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Sin That Cries To Heaven, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , | 69 Comments