Daily Archives: 29 December 2010

Fr. John Harvey of Courage, R.I.P. – UPDATED ARRANGMENTS

I ask your prayers for the repose of the soul of Fr. John Harvey, OSFS, who died yesterday. Fr. Harvey was the founder and director of Courage, a ministry to homosexuals to help them live chaste lives. Fr. Harvey’s funeral … Read More

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Prayers please

May I please ask your prayers for a concern? Thanks!


QUAERITUR: Can we be godparents to the child of followers of the SSPX?

From a reader: My husband and I have been asked to be Godparents to the son of friends of ours who are  members of a Pius X church. It is my understanding that the Society has not yet reached full … Read More

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ALERT! I asked for good news, but…Christmas collection stolen, orphans suffer

From a reader: I know you’re looking for good news, but this item just crossed my deck. Fr. William Felix, a good man and a holy priest, has had the entire Christmas collection stolen from his parish, St. Charles Borromeo … Read More

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“I don’t go to Mass because…”

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan, has a great insight, by means of a reductio ad absurdum: I am heartily sick of the protest “I don’t go to Mass because my parents forced me to go when I was young.” OK … Read More

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What is your good news?

Have any good news for us?


Kansas City, MO: Cause for Sainthood for Sr. Marie de Mandat-Grancey

Here is some good news from the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph: Diocese Granted Jurisdiction in Historic Process Half a world away from a shrine that attracts millions of Christian and Muslim pilgrims each year, a Cause for … Read More

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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 … Read More

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