Daily Archives: 10 November 2017

Happy 242nd Birthday, USMC!

Raising a glass.

‘rah!
Carrying this with me today…

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Posted in Lighter fare | Tagged | 5 Comments

Rereading “Lord Of The World” by Robert Hugh Benson – Brrrrr!

I am once again – after many years – into the dystopian and prophetic Lord Of The World by Robert Hugh Benson.
A taste:
“Briefly,” [Mr. Templeton] said, “there are three forces–Catholicism, Humanitarianism, and the Eastern religions. About the third I cannot prophesy, though I … Continue reading

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Posted in Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

More about photos during Mass and Pope Francis’ admonisment

The other day Pope Francis spoke out again taking photos at Mass or other liturgical moments.
Greg DiPippo at NLM has a good piece about this HERE.
He makes the distinction between this…

And this…

I would add any of myriad photos of beautiful … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged | 10 Comments

A “tour de force” about Protestants and Martin Luther

One priest in an email to me referred to this as a “tour de force” about Protestants and Martin Luther.
All I can say is… “Whew!”
Go to Crisis and read “Calling a Spade a Spade” by Angelo Stagnaro.
Sample:
I can forgive Protestants and Protestantism … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM – Petitions in Support of @BishopMorlino @MadisonDiocese

UPDATE 10 Nov:

See Church Militant… but before you do that… sign the petitions!
First, at LifeSite…. HERE    [as I write – 5253]
Then, at Change… HERE    [as I write – 5,469]
C’MON!!
___ Originally on: Nov 4, 2017
If you are not up to speed about the horrid attacks … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ACTION ITEM! | 11 Comments

@JamesMartinSJ and “downward-facing dog”

In 2015 Pope Francis said:
“You can take a million catechetical courses, a million courses in spirituality, a million courses in yoga, Zen and all these things. But all of this will never be able to give you the freedom” of … Continue reading

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Posted in Sin That Cries To Heaven, You must be joking! | Tagged , , | 6 Comments