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Dr. Peters on Sr. Walsh’s piece in America Magazine

The distinguished canonist Ed Peters has a response to a piece from Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, who used to work at the USCCB and who now writes for Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine.
Dr. Peters doesn’t have a combox, so… I’ll open mine … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the Sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass?
Let us know what if was!
(Of more than one, of course, if they’re good.)

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard at Sunday’s Mass?
Let us know.

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Posts roll off the front page here pretty quickly.  Here are some links to recent offerings.
First and foremost:
Help each other out.
And now…

HAM RADIO stuff again: Echolink QSL request by RADIOGRAM.
Card. Kasper accused other Cardinals of attacking the … Continue reading

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Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read?
Continued from THESE.
I get many requests by email asking for … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a great point from the sermon you heard for this Sunday, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross?
Let us know.

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David Haines, rest in peace. Mass for his intention.

What part of “war” is unclear?
I am sadden and infuriated at the murder of the British aid worker David Haines.  Practitioners of the Religion of Peace sawed his head off.
His family probably won’t see this, but…
I will say Mass for David … Continue reading

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St. Pat’s Parade: homosexuality, yes – pro-life, no

I read a NewsMax entry that a pro-life group was denied a spot in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  HERE
Openly homosexual groups are welcome, but not pro-life groups.
I’m just sayin’
Comment moderation queue is ON.

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The hard truth about marriage, mercy and Eastern “oikonomia”

I have been posting about the soon-to-be-released book by five cardinala and four scholars called Remaining In The Truth Of Christ. This book is a defense of the Catholic doctrine marriage. It is an important book, some of it may … Continue reading

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CHART: Correspondence of lectionaries, Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

A while back I asked for help, for a way to line up the readings on Sundays between the Novus Ordo and the Usus Antiquior.
For example, I want to see whether or on which Sundays the readings for the, say, … Continue reading

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