Tag Archives: Bp. Morlino

Why don’t as many men go to church as women?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium.
What great fruits the liturgical reforms have produced!  Jammed churches, long confession lines, full schools, lots of weddings and baptisms, convents bursting, seminaries churning out priests as fast as they can be ordained….
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Video message from a Bishop to Catholic teachers as the school year begins

Here is a video message from His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino to Catholic teachers in the Diocese of Madison.
As teachers workshops wind up around the country, and as schools begin again, and as this Year of Faith continues, … Continue reading

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Another bishop restricts eulogies

Sermons for the older form, Extraordinary Form, Requiem Mass are to be pronounced only with the permission of the local bishop and are to be delivered after Mass concludes, while wearing no vestments.
There is a lot of wisdom in this, … Continue reading

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WSJ cartoon against Bp. Morlino with a workshop on the WSJ’s lack of professionalism

Again and again we see liberals and the MSM (virtually all liberal) cherry-pick a quote of Pope Francis and then run with it as if, by itself, it actually means something profoundly in harmony with their liberal agenda.
I saw this … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino … ad multos annos

On 1 August 2003, His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino was installed as Bishop of Madison.  Madison, one of the great liberal bastions of these USA, has been described by some as “47 square miles surrounded by reality”.
Happy 10th … Continue reading

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No. You may not park here.

A young man in the Diocese of Madison recently posted on his blog (HERE) a photo of the jolly sign at the chancery marking the parking place of the local bishop, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino.

To wit…
Can. 1340 … Continue reading

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Just TOO COOOOOL!

At the blog Laetificat, run by a sharp gal in Madison (who comments here), there are some marvelous images juxtaposed.
First, pictures by kids from last Palm Sunday.  Go there for the back story.

Some of Matisse to this…

Oh my, is this … Continue reading

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Annual appeal videos during Mass. Fr. Z posts an example. POLL ALERT!

This morning, before celebration of Low Mass in the Usus Antiquior, it fell to me to introduce a video from the Diocese of Madison about the Annual Catholic Appeal.
Since last night I ran into the Bishop, His Excellency Most Reverend … Continue reading

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Your Excellencies! Fathers! Plans for 28 February? Masses for the Pope? For the Election? Bells? Processions? Prayers?

To all bishops and priests out there….
Do you have any special plans for 28 February?  After?
His Holiness ceases to be Pope, Bishop of Rome, and becomes “Pontiff Emeritus” at exactly 20:00 Central European Time on 28 February.  Have you worked … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino (D. Madison) – super sermon to converts about “moralistic therapeutic deism”

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, gave a super sermon to converts who will enter the Church at Easter.  It was for the Rite of Election on the First Sunday of Lent.
Here is a phrase that … Continue reading

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