Category Archives: The Drill

Assessing the importance of stuff that happens

This struck me as useful for assessing the hic et nunc:

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What did Pope Francis really say?

I had the chance finally to review, to listen to, Pope Francis sermon for 1 January, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.  It was interesting especially because I had first reviewed the written text that was released in the Bolletino (and … Continue reading

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WaPo buried hit-and-run female Episcopalian “bishop” but highlighted Catholic lesbian Communion denial

From Newsbusters:
WashPost Buries Hit-and-Run Death Caused by Female Episcopalian Bishop; Front-Paged Catholic Lesbian Scandal
Which offense is more serious? [A] Denying a lesbian communion at a Catholic funeral? Or [B] a female Episcopalian bishop hitting and killing a bicyclist? The Washington … Continue reading

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German bishops pushing hard to overturn the Church’s doctrine

Over at The Spectator, Damian Thompson has a good summary piece. He recaps what happened at the last Synod of Bishop, where controversy over the Kasper proposals about Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried dominated the proceedings. Damian is … Continue reading

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Pontifical Council for Culture’s strange video about women #LIFEOFWOMEN

A while back the Pontifical Council for Culture (PCC) posted a video about women.  Actually, it is of a woman asking women to send photos, tweets, videos, social media stuff by women about women to the same Pontifical Council. The 2 … Continue reading

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Fr. Rutler interviewed. Fr. Z rants.

Speaking of Hell’s Kitchen, over at CWR there is a dynamite interview with Fr. George Rutler, Pastor of St. Michael’s in Manhattan.
He speaks on a range of issues, from the decision of the Church of England to “ordain” women as … Continue reading

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KC, MO: anti-Catholic atrocity scheduled before Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

When anti-Catholic atrocities take place, Catholic bishops should act.
I read in the Kansas City Star (a McClatchy paper), that some “Lutherans” are going to host a sacrilegious, fake catholic “ordination” of a woman by the usual wymyn suspects.  HERE  It is … Continue reading

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NYC cops assassinated. Remarks and prayers.

I am sad and angry about the assassination of two New York City police offers.
I will remember them and their families in my prayers.
There’s lots of blame to go around. First, the perp was a Muslim who posted photos of … Continue reading

Posted in Cri de Coeur, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Religion of Peace | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

It’s. Another. Religion.

I was once in a parish with a school. I visited class rooms. I was asked to blessed the class rooms by the pastor. By way of explanation of what blessings are all about I wanted to make the distinction … Continue reading

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Past and present Vatican, Church involvement in Cuban affairs – Status quaestionis

I am beginning to admire more and more the analysis of things Vatican by Andrea Galiarducci, who writes for CNA.
He has a status questionis post on Pope Francis and the involvement, past and present, of the Catholic Church in matters … Continue reading

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