Daily Archives: 4 July 2009

Archbp. John Caroll’s Prayer for Government

The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was the first bishop appointed for the United States in 1789 by Pope Pius VI. He was made the first archbishop when his see of Baltimore … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Fr. Z steps on the 3rd rail – noisy children at Mass

I haven’t stepped on the third rail for a little while, so… why not today, with a burst of fireworks. This question about children at Mass comes via e-mail: I enjoy your blog immensely. Thank you for your hard work. … Read More

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Fr. Sirico about dissenters and the upcoming “social” encyclical

You might inoculate yourself against some of the foolishness of the lefties on the upcoming "social"encyclical of Pope Benedict with this piece by Fr. Robert Sirico from the site National Review Online. My emphases and comments. The Divine Economy: On … Read More

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YOUR NEW TLM announcements

From time to time it seems like this blog is the cyber version of a campus telephone pole.  People want me to post their announcements. I like good "brick by brick" news, and when time and other things permit I … Read More


Catholic New Media Awards 2009 – RESULTS

The results of the Catholic New Media Awards for 2009 have been released. Many thanks to everyone who gave your support!  And kudos to all the other blogs and podcasters out there!  We must all help each other! WDTPRS made … Read More