Tag Archives: D. Phoenix

Phoenix: Mercy Sister excomm’d for abortion decision at Catholic hospital no longer excomm’d?

Did anyone notice this little story in the “briefs” at CNS? Mercy nun at hospital that allowed abortion ‘no longer excommunicated‘ PHOENIX (CNS) — A Mercy sister who was automatically excommunicated because of her role on the ethics committee that … Continue reading

FacebookEmailPinterestGoogle GmailShare/Bookmark
Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, Linking Back | Tagged , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Order, preference, authority heirarchy of documents in liturgical matters

There is a very good post by Fr. Christopher Smith at The Chant Café raised by, but not limited to, the norms issued by the Diocese of Phoenix for Communion under both kinds. Some excerpts: […] People all over the … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Bp. Olmsted issues the actual norms for Communion under both kinds for D. Phoenix

His Excellency, Most Rev. Thomas Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, has issued formally the new guidelines for Communion under both kinds (CUBK) in that diocese.   There has been a lot of controversy about these local norms. It was trumpeted by liberals … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , | 37 Comments

Sr. McBride awarded by Call To Action for approving abortion in Phoenix

CMR has this: Excommunicated Nun Accepts Award for Abortion Decision Excommunicated Sister of Mercy Margaret McBride received the 2011 Call To Action Leadership Award at their annual conference precisely for her role in a decision at St. Joseph’s Hospital and … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, The future and our choices, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , | 33 Comments

A note and correction about Communion under both kinds

Remember the whole kerfuffle about fewer opportunities for Communion under both kinds?  The Diocese of Phoenix and the Diocese of Madison set new policies which bring distribution of Communion under both kinds (CUBK, for short) into line with the new … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

Communion under both kinds: Bp. Morlino explains the situation to his priests.

You have by now read that His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Morlino, intrepid Bishop of Madison, helped the priests of that diocese to understand that the indult distribution of Holy Communion under both kinds upon a wide variety of occasions … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Fr. Z KUDOS, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , | 39 Comments

US Catholic gets nutty about Bp. Olmsted of Phoenix and Communion under both kinds

US Catholic ‘s Bryan Cones became a little hysterical about Bp. Olmsted’s decision to apply the Church’s laws concerning Communion under both kinds in the Diocese of Phoenix. As I understand it, the 1975 edition of the Missale Romanum gave … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, SESSIUNCULA, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , , , , | 52 Comments

What Rome’s CDW says about altar boys, girl altar boys, and lay service at the altar in general

I have been getting some… interesting, I think could be the word … email since I posted my praise and defense of Fr. Lankeit, Rector of the Cathedral in Phoenix where the excellent Bp. Olmsted presides. For those of you … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

More on the decision about altar boys at the Cathedral in Phoenix

In the diocesan newpaper of Phoenix, The Catholic Sun, there is a follow up article about the decision of the rector of the cathedral to have only altar boys serving.  Read here and here for more. You can read it … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , | 26 Comments

WOC ISSUES AN “ACTION ALERT” – COPYCAT WDTPRS ISSUES AN “ACTION ALERT” TOO!

After reading this howler from the Conference for Women’s Ordination or COW … no… that’s not it… the Women’s Ordination Conference or WOC…. whatever… take note (below) of our WDTPRS ACTION ALERT! I’ll bet this comes from WOC’s Ministry of … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Just Too Cool, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 65 Comments

Cathedral in Phoenix to have male only altar service (includes whimsical WDTPRS POLL)

I was alerted to this article from The Arizona Republic with a note from a reader saying: “The coverage is predictably bad, but the facts are good.” You may remember that I posted about Fr. Lankeit last January when he … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 48 Comments

A poll in in Phoenix about Bp. Olmstead, the formerly Catholic hospital, and the abortion

You might recall that I nicknamed His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, as “the ghost of Christmas yet to come”.  Bp. Olmsted stripped the title “Catholic” from a hospital where, with the consent of administration, a direct … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z KUDOS, Linking Back | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

A priest who ‘get’s it’ about how people receive Communion!

WDTPRS KUDOS to Fr. Lankeit! Here is the text from his 30 January bulletin of the Cathedral of Sts. Simon and Jude in , Very Rev. Fr. Fr. John Lankeit. Here is a link to the PDF if you want … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Fr. Z KUDOS, Just Too Cool | Tagged , | 33 Comments

One of the dumbest things I have read about Bp. Olmsted and St. Joseph’s formerly Catholic hospital

Via The Motley Monk I picked up this statement the President of Catholics for Choice, Jon O’Brien.  Even if you are not sure what to think about Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) declaring that Sr. McBride was excommunicated for her approval … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , | 37 Comments

St. Joseph’s in Phoenix: a note about their “follow” list on Twitter

As the problem in Phoenix with St. Joseph’s Formerly Catholic Hospital develops, I went to look at their St. Joseph’s Twitter feed. You can’t read too much into the list of followers, because you don’t know what sort of person … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare | Tagged , | 36 Comments