Daily Archives: 3 October 2016

NEW! Card. Sarah on silence, liturgy, and “turning toward the Lord” again. Amazing.

His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah was interviewed by a French newspaper at the time of the release of his latest book on the power of silence.  The book is, as I write, available in French.   The National Catholic Register has made … Continue reading

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The “Wile E. Coyote of contemporary liberal catholicism” rides again!

Every once in a while the Wile E. Coyote of contemporary liberal catholicism over at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) goes on a venom bender.
Michael Sean Winters can last a few weeks without bashing Acton Institute and then he falls off the wagon.   … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Publications to help Lutherans come into the Church in 2017?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I was raised Lutheran and most of my family (4 siblings) still are (one sibling has gone Evangelical). I pray daily for the conversion of all my siblings and their families to the Holy Catholic Church but I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Of brewing beer, beery prayers, and blessings

From a reader…
I recently took up homebrewing as a hobby. Are there any traditional prayers, say from monastic brewers, that I can pray while I enjoy my new hobby?
I’m reminded of the old chestnut about whether it is okay to … Continue reading

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“Bring back the good old days of diocesan laws that have the form of law.”

Last July Robert Card. Sarah made a personal (not official) bid to priests to begin celebration of Holy Mass ad orientem, and that a good time to do that would be this coming Advent.
I hope many priests will do this, carefully, … Continue reading

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WISCONSIN: Bishops to perform Act of Entrustment of the Faithful of Wisconsin to Mary, Mother of Mercy

The Year of Mercy is drawing to a close.  In the Litany of Loreto, we invoke Mary under the title of Mother of Mercy… Mater misericordiae.
On the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary, the bishops of Wisconsin will entrust the faithful … Continue reading

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The greatest 20th century Catholic novels

The great Anthony Esolen has posted his suggestion for the 10 greatest Catholic novels in English of the 20th century.
How’s his list?
1. Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter – UK HERE
2. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings – UK HERE (If … Continue reading

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