Category Archives: Emanations from Penumbras

22 Jan 2015 – Washington DC – Pontifical Mass for Nellie Gray, March for Life

You may recall that a few years ago The Paulus Institute sponsored a magnificent Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC.  Bp. Slattery of Tulsa was the celebrant for the Mass, which … Continue reading

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Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, Events, Our Catholic Identity, The Campus Telephone Pole, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Coming to a neighborhood near you?

It is hard to imagine that we live in a world in which this is possible, but we do.
I think everyone should take a time each day not only to make a good examination of conscience, but also to contemplate … Continue reading

Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Emanations from Penumbras, Religious Liberty, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, The Sin That Cries To Heaven For Vengence | Tagged , , , , , , | 18 Comments

USCCB Pres. Archbp. Kurtz comments on Obama Admin’s slithery new HHS mandate rules

The Obama Administration’s war on religion continues unabated.
From Catholic News Agency:
Obama administration announces new HHS mandate rules
Washington D.C., Aug 22, 2014 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Department of Health and Human Services issued on Friday new rules regarding its … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Giver

I went to see The Giver today, since it had been touted as a solidly pro-life movie.
It was that!
I won’t reveal any spoilers, although many of you have probably read the book.
As I watched, I suspected I was both missing things … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, Global Killer Asteroid Questions, REVIEWS, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, The Olympian Middle | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

D. LANSING: Two birds, one lease, less killing. Fr. Z says: “Nuke the place.”

I make suggestions at the end.
At the top, Fr. Z kudos to Bp. Boyea!
From Aleteia:
Catholic Parish Solves Two Problems with One Lease
Catholic Parish, 1; Abortionist, 0.
After years of prayer, a Catholic parish in Lansing, Michigan found a way to get … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Emanations from Penumbras, Fr. Z KUDOS, Hard-Identity Catholicism, The Sin That Cries To Heaven For Vengence | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Pro-abort class

If those who are for big-business abortion are willing even to kill the unborn, who thinks that they will display the human decency of manners?
Moreover, we just don’t know what has transpired in the lives of some people who, in … Continue reading

Posted in Blatteroons, Emanations from Penumbras, GO TO CONFESSION, Liberals, Slubberdegullions | Tagged , , | 60 Comments

“Catholicism is not a religion for wusses!”

I saw at Ignatius Insight that Carl Olsen posted a video of Fox News’ Megyn Kelly blasts Big Business Abortion Fundamentalist Patricia Ireland of NOW for labeling – get this – the Little Sisters of the Poor as part of … Continue reading

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Scary remote-controlled implanted microchip for “contraception”. What could go wrong?

Is this true? If so, this is one of the creepiest things I have read in a loooong time.
From Life News:
Bill Gates’ new remote-controlled contraceptive microchip could be used for eugenics: critic
LEXINGTON, MA – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation … Continue reading

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One of the dumbest things I’ve read for a while: Kelly Kultala, pro-abortion Dem candidate in Kansas

First, there is no such thing as a pro-choice Catholic.
Catholics are not free to choose what they are going to believe and what they are going to reject when the teachings are defined by the Church.
The much-vaunted Second Vatican Council … Continue reading

Posted in "But Father! But Father!", 1983 CIC can. 915, Blatteroons, Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Liberals, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Sr. Simone Campbell, NETWORK against SCOTUS on Hobby Lobby

Earlier today I saw a Tweet from Sr. Simone Campbell’s group NETWORK, the Nuns On The Bus crowd, along with the LCWR types… the Magisterium of Nuns, who place themselves over and against the teaching office of Bishops.

Are Sr. Simone … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Liberals, Magisterium of Nuns, The Sin That Cries To Heaven For Vengence, Women Religious | 46 Comments