Daily Archives: 8 May 2012

The order of the Moon and of the stars

Thus saith the Lord, who giveth the sun for the light of the day, the order of the moon and of the stars, for the light of the night: who stirreth up the sea, and the waves thereof roar, the … Read More

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8 May: Indulgence – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for this day (often right at 1200 noon).  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is … Read More

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What’s wrong with this?

From the Washington Free Beacon: The White House Visitors Office requires that an unborn child—still residing in utero—must be counted as a full human being when its parents register for a White House tour, according to documents obtained by the … Read More

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Dr. Maturin on Jesuits

As most of you readers know, I am fond of Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin series. In Reverse of the Medal (the 11th ) we find some comments about Jesuits and their schools.  Keep in mind that Dr. Maturin, a master of invective, is … Read More

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The Final Frontier of the Civil Rights Movement

One of the greatest victories of feminists and left – including their catholic dupes and water-carriers – was to divorce the issue abortion from civil rights (and in the context of the Church, social justice) and twist it instead into … Read More

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Fordham Feminist: You will be assimilated!

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! It is almost as if Jesuit-run entities, such as universities and magazines, were at war with the US Bishops. I picked this up from the Cardinal Newman Society which keeps an eye on what’s going … Read More

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VP Biden’s unnatural-marriage gaffe is mess for the White House

What more can one say about catholic pro-abortion Joe Biden, now VPOTUS?  He makes any effort at mocking him redundant. From WaPo Opinion: Vice President Biden’s gay-marriage gaffe is mess for White House By Dana Milbank, Published: May 7 If … Read More

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National Offend a Feminist Week!

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! I hope all the regular readers of the Fishwrap, Call to Action’s army of Willie Nelson Impersonators (of both sexes), and pro-abortion catholic democrats, and the Irish Association of Catholic Priests enjoy this post I found … Read More

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Che Guevera, Stalin, Lenin Ho Chi Minh… the patron saints of Occupy

I picked this up from Against The Grain: Visiting the political blog Zombie’s latest photographic coverage and commentary of the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in OWS-Oakland and similar demonstrations across the nation, I’m struck by the myriad t-shirts sporting images … Read More

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