Daily Archives: 6 May 2015

ASK FATHER: My son’s best friend is Presbyterian

From a reader…
My son asked me about his best friend a Presbyterian when I told him in response to his question that Presbyterians do not have confession do they not receive forgiveness for their sins do they have all the time.
I told … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , | 11 Comments

SWISS GUARD AMOUR PROJECT: New photos from the swearing in ceremony!

Today was the annual ceremony for the swearing in of the new Swiss Guards.   Imagine what goes through their minds as they swear, with their hands raised in the sign of the Most Holy Trinity, to protect the Roman … Continue reading

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More sacred art from Daniel Mitsui (Hint: A suggestion and COFFEE!)

Daniel Mitusi occasionally sends me new pieces of art which he has created. This time he sent me his Christo Gloria In Ecclesia.  For his site click HERE
You may recall that his little daughter has spent quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Posted in Just Too Cool, Saints: Stories & Symbols, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged , | 3 Comments

ACTION ITEM! “Officer Down!”

From a priest friend comes something that I think quite good.
As you can see from https://odmd.wordpress.com/, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Andrews, NC, is spearheading a dinner at which the heads of all law enforcement agencies in the region will … Continue reading

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Priesthood ordinations up 24.7% this year

I have in the past mentioned the Opus Bono Sacerdotii which is dedicated to helping priests who are in trouble.   This is an organization which deserves support.
That said, I saw a fine statistic on their Facebook page.
595 men are … Continue reading

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Mail from priests, Priests and Priesthood, Seminarians and Seminaries, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

Funeral for… what?

No wonder the Church is struggling in Belgium.
From Tradition in Action and Amor de la Verdad:
Catholic funeral for a dog in Belgium
It happened on April 22, 2015 in the city of Sambreville, Belgium, in St. Victor Church of Auvelais. [D. Namur] The parish … Continue reading

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Posted in Blatteroons, Dogs and Fleas, Liberals, You must be joking! | Tagged , | 52 Comments