Daily Archives: 13 April 2018

St. Michael the Extremely Cool Samurai Archangel, defend us in battle!

And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us in thy name.  And he said to them: I saw Satan like lightning falling from heaven.  Behold, I have given you power to tread upon … Continue reading

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“O my God, make them like a wheel; * and as stubble before the wind.” Consolation from a Psalm.

Scripture is perennially applicable.  As 2 Timothy 3 says: “All scripture, inspired of God, is profitable to teach, to reprove, to correct, to instruct in justice, that the man of God may be perfect, furnished to every good work.”  Hence, even … Continue reading

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“Why Trappist ale tastes better”

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald – PRINT edition [subscribe!] – there is a great piece about the Trappists of St. Joseph Abbey in Massachusetts who make great beer.
There are some stories in the print edition that you can’t get online.  … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Easter (Novus Ordo): a candle is honey sweet summons

This Sunday, in the Novus Ordo calendar, is called the 3rd Sunday of Easter. Let’s have a look at the Collect.
This Sunday’s Collect, it seems to me, reflects a conscious attempt on the part of Holy Church to remind us … Continue reading

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@austinruse on “Slippery Jim” @JamesMartinSJ and his non-explanation explanation

Over at the excellent Crisis I see that Austin Ruse (President of the Center for Family and Human Rights – C-Fam) has caught up.
He penned a piece about Jesuit homosexualist activist James Martin’s wobbly affirmation of “official” Catholic teaching about homosexuality and … Continue reading

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