Daily Archives: 21 October 2016

Fr. Murray on Hillary’s anti-Catholic distortions at Al Smith Dinner

Clarity and common sense from my friend Fr. Murray on the Al Smith Dinner…
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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More Wikileaks emails about lib machinations tied to the Clinton campaign

This is a fascinating look into liberal catholic machinations.
As you know the head of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, John Podesta, has been involved in creating institutions within the Church to create instability and revolution.  Wikileaks has the goods from his emails.
Here’s more … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time: “E ‘n la sua volontade…”

Let’s look at upcoming Sunday’s Collect, for the 30th Ordinary Sunday according to the Novus Ordo.  This is a prayer having a precedent in the 1962MR as the Collect for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost. It was also in the Veronese … Continue reading

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UPDATE on Reginald Foster’s ‘Ossa Latinitatis Sola’ – Request for old Ludi Domestici

UPDATE 21 Oct:
A priest friend sent me a photo of his very own copy of Ossa, duly delivered.  Yes, folks, the books are shipping.

UPDATE:
Some people are asking me for updates on the publication of the 1st volume of the Ossa Latinitatis … Continue reading

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Pius XI is back on the job after a nice vacation

A few days ago I got a note from a reader that, on the Vatican website, it was no longer possible to access the documents of Pope Ratti, Pius XI (1922-39).   Immediately, I thought, “AH HAH!”  “Ah hah! …”, … Continue reading

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Archbp. Naumann on VP candidate and ‘c’atholic quisling Tim Kaine (D-VA)

The Archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas, His Excellency Most Rev. Joseph Naumann, issued some thoughts about the candidates in the upcoming – important  – presidential election. Writing about Dem VP candidate and catholic quisling Tim Kaine (who spent time where Naumann is … Continue reading

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Venice Days 2-3: Bones, fabrics and views

A few more images of Venice before transitioning to another place.

From the vaporetto on the way out to San Giorgio Maggiore, a view of Santa Maria della Salute.

Over the door of the church you still find the … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI commented again on turning toward the ‘East’ for liturgical worship

In the recent number of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a blurb which informs us that Benedict XVI contributed some text for a book on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can the bishop forbid the cassock?

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
I am trying to find an answer to the question of whether a bishop can prohibit a priest from wearing the cassock. Below is the pertinent section from the Directory for the Ministry and Life of Priests which … Continue reading

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