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A bright note! Bp. Vasa confirms morals and faith clauses for Catholic teachers

It seems as if the Catholic world in these USA is beset from without and within right now and that the lion is truly on the rampage.  At least that’s how I have felt for the last few days.  Flying … Continue reading

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Catholic Congressmen who support abortion – educated in Catholic schools

From CNS (check out their spiffy feed on my side bar) comes this, which can serve as an answer to why Bp. Vasa of Santa Rosa is keeping an eye on his Catholic schools: Majority of Congressional Members Educated at Catholic … Continue reading

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Bp. Vasa (D. Santa Rosa) getting blow-back for requiring Catholic teachers to adhere to Catholic ways

Remember what Bp. Vasa is doing in Santa Rosa?   He is requiring that teachers in Catholic schools live – gasp! – according to Catholic teachings and mores.  Imagine such a thing! The Cardinal Newman Society, which focuses on the … Continue reading

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Bp. Vasa (D. Santa Rosa) under fire for requiring Catholic school teachers to live according to the Faith

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat has an interseting story about an initiative in the local Diocese of Santa Rosa where Most Rev. Robert Vasa is bishop. It occurred to me as I read this that people who make a push … Continue reading

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Obama Administrations attack on Catholics in healthcare

In these digital pages we have seen on other occasions His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Vasa, now Bishop of Santa Rosa.  He spoke recently at a meeting of the Catholic Medical Association in my native place, St. Paul. He raised … Continue reading

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Worthy of public office, or not?

With a tip of the biretta to Catholic Fire, this quote is from His Excellency Most Reverend Robert Vasa, Bishop of Santa Rosa in California. “Any government leader, particularly those who claim to be Christian, who claims to be pro-choice, … Continue reading

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Bp. Vasa of Santa Rosa about the new, corrected translation

From a reader: Last night I attended a talk by Santa Rosa Ca Diocese Bishop Vasa. He explained aspects of the new translation with powerpoint presentation help. This was for lay people and quite well attended by mainly older people, … Continue reading

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Oregon – 25-26 Feb Men’s Conference. Card. Burke, Bp. Vasa, choir of Wyoming Catholic College

For those of you in the area: The Northwest Catholic Men’s Conference will take place in Pendleton, Oregon, on February 25 and 26, featuring His Eminence Cardinal Raymond L. Burke as principal celebrant of Masses on both days.  The Cardinal … Continue reading

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Following the Church sometimes requires a measure of folly, at least as the world sees it

Recently in Kansas City, Kansas, a “white Mass” was celebrated (for medical professionals) and H.E. Most Rev. Robert Vasa, now of Santa Rosa in California, preached a fine sermon. Bp. Vasa has impressed WDTPRS for some time now. The blog … Continue reading

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Bp. Vasa: excommunication can be appropriate

More from the ever interesting Bishop of Baker, H.E. Most Rev. Robert Vasa. My emphases and comments: Excommunication is a declaration of acts that severs ties By Bishop Robert Vasa BEND — During the course of this past year there … Continue reading

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