Daily Archives: 17 March 2016

PRAYERCAzT: The Lorica of St. Patrick

The Latin word loríca (note the accent… lo-REE-ka) means “a leather cuirass; a defense of any kind; a breastwork, parapet”.  In effect, it means “armor”.  It has come to be associated with a prayer attributed to St. Patrick (+ 5th c.) … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Remnant and Fishwrap to MERGE!

In the wake of the collapse of Crux comes this recent report from the often amusing Eye Of The Tiber about the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) and The Remnant (aka The Remnant).
Breaking: The Remnant Newspaper, National Catholic Reporter To … Continue reading

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Card. Dolan: “Where’s the Catholic Sandy Koufax?”

Because it is Spring (or close enough) and because in Spring all right-thinking souls turn their thoughts and hopes once again to that summa of sports, baseball, and because the Old English origin of the word “Lent”, lencten, means “Spring”, and … Continue reading

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