Daily Archives: 12 June 2015

Marge and Homer? Card. Kasper to the rescue!

As you may have heard,
Homer and Marge Simpson are splitting up!
After years of marriage, they will separate.
Oh, the humanity.
But, be of good cheer!
Cardinal Kasper has a solution!
Perhaps when they remarry (other people… of the same sex or not)… they’ll be able … Continue reading

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MADISON, WI: INDULGENCE ALERT and MASS FOR BENEFATORS (Confessions to be heard)

First, today, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, you can gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions.
“A plenary indulgence is granted to the faithful who, on the solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, publicly recite the act … Continue reading

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Note to readers

Over the years I have had to apply stricter and stricter moderation values on the combox so that it doesn’t degenerate into the slime you see in the comboxes of sites like the National Sodomitical Reporter or Crux or Amerika, etc.
Right now I’m … Continue reading

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Catholics have a “critical duty” to participate in politics “vociferously”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

The other day I had a little rant in which I urged you to be involved in local politics because, “all politics is local”.  If you do nothing all the time, you won’t make any difference all the time.
I received a note … Continue reading

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1 year later: Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP – RIP

Catholics traditionally pray for their dead, particularly with the celebration of Holy Mass, on the day of their death, on the third, seventh, and thirtieth day (“Month’s Mind”) after the death or burial. We also remember them on the year … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin’s Tough Love: Hirsute flabmeisters… mature women with skimpy clothes… hyperactive gum-chewing kids checking their iPhones

His Excellency Most Reverend  Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence has sobering reminders for his flock. HERE
No doubt His Excellency is addressing himself only to the Catholics of Providence. So, if you are not in that diocese pay no attention.  My emphases and comments:
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