Daily Archives: 7 January 2015

WARNING! If you suffer from Burke Derangement Syndrome™, DO NOT READ THIS.

At Emangelization there is a long interview with His Eminence Raymond Leo (which means “Lion”) Card. Burke.  His Eminence is not going quietly into the good night, as I am sure his enemies had wanted… since they couldn’t get more. … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “Do blogs change lives?”

Here is some feedback and comments that will keep me going for a while. “Do blogs change lives? They do when they pay honour to Holy Mother Church and draw us into her treasures. Back in 2006 I did not … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Catholic wishes to marry “non-denominational Christian”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: When a nondenominational Christian wishes to marry a Catholic, what must that Christian do if they do not wish to convert to Catholicism? First, I must say that marrying a non-Catholic isn’t the very best of … Continue reading

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Card Burke interview on “hot button” topics. Fr. Z rants.

At my old stomping ground The Wanderer (I had a weekly column for 11 years) there is an interview with His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke.  Read the whole thing there, but here is a sample of Part One of the interview, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest invites people to stand around altar during consecration

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Today [actually a while back at the time of this posting] the associate pastor, a newly ordained priest, asked us, since there were fewer people than usual present at Mass, to come up after the homily around the altar and … Continue reading

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Parish slated for closure now a place where people weep during Mass

At Ship of Fools you find a “review” of an experience of Holy Mass at a parish in England where the Extraordinary Form is celebrated. The parish was threatened with closure but it was turned over to the Institute of Christ … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 3: Conference continues

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy conferences continueth. Today we have as our speaker His Excellency Most Reverend Augustine DiNoia, OP. He is speaking on … wait for it… priesthood. He is a gifted teacher. UPDATE The talk about priesthood we … Continue reading

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Jail of Herod’s palace found

At American Thinker I saw an interesting piece that touches on archeology and the truth of biblical accounts of the Lord’s Passion. Archeologists say they may have uncovered site where Jesus stood trial Archeologists excavating an old jail in Jerusalem uncovered … Continue reading

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