Daily Archives: 14 May 2012

The most recent rubbish from the WaPo’s E.J. Dionne. Fr. Z responds.

From WaPo: I’m not quitting the church By E.J. Dionne Jr. Published: May 13 [Mother’s Day] Recently, a group called the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) [Coincidentally based in ultra-liberal Madison, WI, where the great Bp. Morlino has been placed … Read More

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Blatteroons, Emanations from Penumbras, Magisterium of Nuns, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , ,

SSPX Bishop Fellay in Rome for the vigil of the decision of the cardinals

I had read this on La Stampa, the Italian daily, through the scribal services of the intrepid Andrea Tornielli.  However, knowing that it was on La Stampa, I figured it would also be on Rorate.  I was not wrong. You … Read More

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“Don’t Bug Me” Spray from the Soap Sisters is now available

Where I grew up, the mosquitoes are large enough to carry away small children.  Now they carry West Nile virus, to boot. The Dominicans Nuns in Summit, New Jersey, the “Soap Sisters” whom I have have pushed here from time … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: New Arrival Edition

I have had some new arrivals. The hummingbirds have shown up in force. Mr. Ruby-throated Hummer. The Missus.  Oooops… no, that’s an Oriole muscling in on the feeder. The Orioles have been rather bold this year, even hanging around pretty … Read More

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GUEST POST: Preparing children for First Communion and, therefore, their first Confession

From a reader: Thank you for all you do. Your constant reminder to go to Confession is appreciated and I, my wife, and older son go regularly. Although I may sometimes dread the thought, like a good workout, I feel … Read More

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, GO TO CONFESSION, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , , , ,

New bishop in Toowoomba

Some of you will recall the trouble caused in the Diocese of Toowoomba by the local bishop, a strange and uncooperative fellow, removed from office by the Holy Father. Today I read that a new bishop for the diocese was … Read More

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