Daily Archives: 1 August 2011

GUEST POST: Christ’s love isn’t just warm feelings: it’s His death on the Cross.

Over at Bonfire of the Vanities Fr. Martin Fox has posted the text of his Sunday sermon (18th Sunday of Ordinary Time).   It was about Holy Mass, sacrifice, participation… why we have Mass. For a long time I have been … Read More

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FLASH! Fr. Z agrees with Winters of the NCFishwrap. Freezing of Hell to follow.

Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter Fishwrap and I are both carbon-based life forms.  I don’t think we have agreed on much else. That said, on a day when I also agree with something on the site of … Read More

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FLASH! Fr. Z agrees with the Huffington Post. Imminent fall of sky to follow.

Here’s a statement: Fr. Z agrees with the Huffington Post. One Thomas A Shakely, blogging at HuffPo has a piece about the Catholic Church and the Church’s use of and strategy on the tools of social communication.  But… wait, there’s … Read More

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2 August: Portiuncula Indulgence

From midnight tonight to midnight 2 August, you can gain the “Portinuncula” Indulgence. Catholic Encyclopedia St. Francis, as you know, repaired three chapels. The third was popularly called the Portiuncula or the Little Portion, dedicated to St. Mary of the … Read More

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Benedict XVI Is Standing Up to Attacks

There has been an uptick in attacks on the Church, on her doctrine and shepherds.  I noticed the other day that John Allen had a similar observation.  Today I see that the gentlemanly Sandro Magister of Chiesa has a piece … Read More

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