Daily Archives: 6 July 2018

WDTPRS – 14th Ordinary Sunday: from dust to freedom

On the weekend in the wake of Independence Day, our Collect for the 14th Ordinary Sunday offers the image of material creation as an enervated body, weakened by sin, lying in the dust whence it came. In the Original Sin … Continue reading

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6 July 1535: St. Thomas More’s ‘dies natalis’

Today is the anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Thomas More, killed by the monstrous Henry VIII in 1535. I direct the readership’s attention to a super article at Public Discourse by Matthew Mehan on the last and often misquoted … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! The “Birettas for Seminarians Project” Continues

Pope Francis wants some “lío”.  “¡Hagan lío!”, right?  I’ve got some “lío” right here. Some time ago I started a project whereby seminarians could contact the great John Hastreiter at Leaflet Missal Co. with their hat size. Meanwhile, you readers get … Continue reading

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POTUS, SCOTUS and “Judicial Humility”: a useful tip from @Judgenap

UPDATE: Anti-Catholicism is the last acceptable prejudice. Check out the WSJ piece about the group to which Judge Amy Coney Barrett belongs. ___ Originally Published on: Jun 29, 2018 I’ve been looking at the list of the SCOTUS candidates from … Continue reading

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German Bishop condones sacrilegious Communions

Libs do whatever they want, seemingly with impunity. The UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, reports that the recently appointed Bishop of Würzburg has allowed all Protestants married to Catholics to receive Holy Communion at jubilee Masses for married … Continue reading

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