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LENTCAzT 2018 18 – Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent: Chastity is NOT impossible

Today is Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is Sts. Marcellinus and Peter.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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Esolen on virtue and chastity in “Wonder Woman” (not the one you immediately thought of)

When I would explain the Decalogue to children, I’d say something like: God didn’t give us rules because he wanted to ruin our fun.  These rules are God’s way of saying, “Don’t hurt yourself.  You are made in my image.  … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z responds to some points made by Bp. McElroy

In the English speaking world, in the wake of the withdrawal of speaking gig invitations to Jesuit Father James Martin, Jesuits and their allies have coagulated.  They now pour it on,  to create a critical mass of hatred against those Catholics who stick up for … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Married deacons and the fascia

From a permanent deacon…
QUAERITUR:
Can a married Deacon use a fascia with his cassock, considering that it symbolises chastity?
If it symbolizes chastity, most certainly then, a married deacon can wear it, since he should be living a life of chastity as … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s address to US bishops of Regions VII-IX: marriage and sexuality

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI gave an audience to American bishops (MN, ND, SD) making their ad limina visit.  His last address – on the eve of Pres. Obama’s attack on the religious liberty of the Catholic Church – was … Continue reading

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