Daily Archives: 20 January 2012

US Bishops call Pres. Obama’s attack “literally unconscionable”

USCCB reaction to Obama Administrations war on freedom of religion. U.S. BISHOPS VOW TO FIGHT HHS EDICT Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:57:45 +0000 DATE: January 20, 2012 FROM: Sr. Mary Ann Walsh O: 202-541-3200 M: 301-325-7935 mwalsh@usccb.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Read More

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Obama Administration’s War on Religious Liberty: we have one year to comply!

A bad day. This comes one day after Pope Benedict gave an important address to US bishops on freedom of religion and the role of the Church in American culture and politics. Coincidence?  I think not. Pres. Obama’s Administration has … Read More

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PODCAzT 127: The Eve of St Agnes and a Bleak Midwinter

A priest friend reminded me that today is the day before St. Agnes Day, “The Eve of St Agnes” and that, therefore, this would be a good day to post about the famous poem by John Keats. And so I … Read More

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Benedict XVI, the NeoCats and their liturgy

I just read a discourse of the Holy Father to a gathering of members of the Neo-Catechumenal Way, NeoCats.  There has been some buzz, and some anxiety, that the Pope might approve their own brand of liturgy. In this address, … Read More

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For Lay People: Participation at Holy Mass: Which Form do you PREFER? WDTPRS POLL

Over HERE, I had a poll about what you actually do in regard to your participation at Holy Mass. Here is a poll about what you would PREFER to do! The poll options are the same, but the emphasis is … Read More

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