Daily Archives: 13 July 2015

13 July: St. Ezra, Old Testament Prophet

Some of you may not know that Holy Church considers many Old Testament figures to be saints.  You can find them commemorated in the pages of the Martyrologium Romanum. Today, for example, we have… 2. Commemoratio santi Esdrae, sacerdotis et … Continue reading

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Can you believe how ridiculous this is getting?

Can you believe how ridiculous this is getting? At a guitar shop, teenagers complained that a guitar with the Confederate flag was on display! HERE   Ummm… no, kids.  Fail.   Thank you, American educators!  Well done. And then there … Continue reading

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Of doilies, germs, and typographical symblos

From a reader… Just when you have just about seen it all. Went to mass in small town. • All altar girls • Processing the servers, choir, emhc’s, lectionary, etc. • Alb and stole only for the priest (it was … Continue reading

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3 views of Pope Francis after the South America trip

I bring to your attention three interesting analysis pieces about Pope Francis following his trip to South America. First, check out George Weigel at National Review. My impression is that Mr. Weigel has drawn a line through the pontificate (at … Continue reading

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28-29 July: LaCrosse – Excellent annual conference for canonists and lawyers

Once again this year, the Speculum Iustitiae Conference for canon and civil lawyers will be held at the beautiful Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near LaCrosse. If you haven’t been to the Shrine, you are in for a treat. Raymond … Continue reading

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DETROIT: Unveiling statue of Satan event – Mass of Reparation

Detroit has many problems.  Here is another. From ABC: Threats Force Satan Statue Unveiling to Secret Detroit Venue An 8½-foot-tall bronze monument featuring a goat-headed Satan will be unveiled at a secret, ticketed event in Detroit after the owner of … Continue reading

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IRELAND: Conservative seminarians ejected from Maynooth, bishops intervene

Once in a while it is good to be reminded that the oppression is still going on. Did you see the story about the “conservative” seminarians who were given the heave ho from Maynooth Seminary in Ireland? From Irish Catholic: A … Continue reading

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