Category Archives: The Coming Storm

IMPORTANT: Closed pre-Synod planning session held, “shadow council”

Here’s a disturbing report about how the upcoming Synod is being shaped.  There is a lot to read here, but take time to do it.  This is important.
From CNA and Le Figaro with my emphases and comments:
Rome, Italy, May 26, 2015 / 03:01 … Continue reading

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Jihad Brides

Years ago I read a Friday mosque speech in which the imam, or whatever, said “If before we couldn’t win with the long sword, we will win with the short sword!”   He went on to explain that the men had to breed … Continue reading

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Damian Thompson on the Irish Betrayal

You should read Damian Thompson’s take on the recent horrific betrayal by the Irish. HERE
Gay marriage will split the Catholic Church
Ireland, for so long the most overtly Catholic state in Western Europe, has voted for gay marriage by a stupendous … Continue reading

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Great moments with Card. Sarah!

There is a great article at the Italian Il Foglio with pithy quotes from one of my favorite Cardinals, His Eminence Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments.  I can only offer a … Continue reading

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Crazy talk from an Italian theologian… just the beginning of crazy

My fear for the last and the upcoming Synod of Bishops has not been that they would suggest to the Holy Father to change doctrine, but that they – and the discussions surrounding them – would raise expectations of things … Continue reading

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Of a “gay Mass” sermon, the Poles, and a useful marriage resource for priests

A the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a piece you readers of the Fishwrap might want to peruse.    The writer points to a sermon recently given by His Eminence Vincent Card. Nichols of Westminster at … Continue reading

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Warning about “dark web”, hacks of your webcams

I saw a story on CNN (which I almost never watch) about a growing trend… an alarming trend. I bring it to your attention so that you can take steps to guard against a really nasty hack.
It is possible … Continue reading

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Priesthood ordinations up 24.7% this year

I have in the past mentioned the Opus Bono Sacerdotii which is dedicated to helping priests who are in trouble.   This is an organization which deserves support.
That said, I saw a fine statistic on their Facebook page.
595 men are … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! US CLERGY! Sign letter urging Synod to uphold Catholic teaching on marriage and family!

I want to bump this to the top so that more priests will see it after a busy weekend.
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Published on: Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:58
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You will recall that hundreds of priests in England signed a letter, published in the Catholic Herald, … Continue reading

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Krauthammer on “Wolf Hall”

I have seen the whole series Wolf Hall via BBC.
I entirely agree with Charles Krauthammer at WaPo:

“Wolf Hall,” the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and … Continue reading

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