Tag Archives: nuns

Wherein Fr. Z expects rejection… again… yet hope springs eternal

As July zooms by, and August swiftly comes, we all recall I’m sure that quote of Emerson, “Do what we can, summer will have its flies.” Thus, my mind turns to the upcoming annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, LCWR. … Continue reading

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LCWR Spirituality Generator

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious annual assembly will take place later in the summer.  I will, of course, apply again for credentials to attend.   But I am really hoping to be invited as a speaker. To that end, … Continue reading

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How the LCWR, Magisterium of Nuns, get around the Church’s teaching and hierarchy

I missed this the other day. On review, it is important enough to post about. Over at Fishwrap, the National Schismatic Reporter, there is an interview with the head of the LCWR, Sr. Florence Deacon, from 7 May, while she … Continue reading

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Catholic League on NYT editorial about nuns… dissident nuns, of course

From The Catholic League: New York Times Finds Good Nuns September 18, 2012 Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s New York Times: The editorial, “Speaking the Truth to the Vatican,” sounds so macho, especially coming from the unmanly … Continue reading

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Spiffy photo of real nuns on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day!

For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, a friend sent me this spiffy photo of real nuns. I’ll bet the Magisterium of Nuns has boycotted Chick-fil-A. Tonight I will make chicken in solidarity with Chick-fil-A. By the way… on Monday I ate beef, … Continue reading

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Faithful, sound orders and religious institutes for WOMEN?

Since it’s LOVE DAY, let’s get real. I have been asked this before, and I think we have covered it before, but… repetita iuvant. Really good, sound, faith, orders or religious institutes for women in the USA?  England? Ireland? Canada? … Continue reading

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Really cool nun video

Here is a great video which I pick up from the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald. What a delightful lady. Keep your ears tuned for what she says is her constant prayer. [wp_youtube]fLzIr16FZPA[/wp_youtube]

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