Daily Archives: 18 October 2012

POLL: Obama and Romney at Tanagra… er um… Al Smith Dinner

Gov. Romney’s speech at the Al Smith Dinner: [wp_youtube]R4Cw-UdQNtw[/wp_youtube] POLLS! [wp_youtube]-Gy3a50vVSk[/wp_youtube] UPDATE: And for the sake of being complete: [wp_youtube]NvuWVPSMf6g[/wp_youtube]

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Wherein Fr. Z gives Sr. Simone Campbell a pass on something really important

If communities of women religious have habits, then the women ought to wear them.  Keep in mind that the habits of some groups were/are rooted in the era of their founding.  Keep in mind that some communities don’t have habits … Read More

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The new, liberal version: “I pledge allegiance to Planned Parenthood…”

Someone sent me the following: Having endorsed Planned Parenthood 5 times in the recent debate, Obama might as well have just declared: “I pledge allegiance to Planned Parenthood, headquartered in the USA, and to the republic of the Culture of … Read More

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“Why I hate bad Church music” – GUEST COLUMN

The latest edition of the newspaper of the Diocese of Madison (where Bp. Morlino now reigns) has a “Guest Column” worthy of your time. My emphases and comments: Why I hate bad church music Guest column Written by Nico Fassino [His … Read More

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D. Marquette: a grand gesture for the Year of Faith

Last Sunday after the Pontifical Mass at Assumption Grotto (Detroit) at table I asked the celebrant, His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, if he had some project going on in the Diocese of Marquette for the Year of Faith. He … Read More

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FSSP Liturgical Ordo Correction: Sunday, October 21, 2012

FSSP Liturgical Ordo Correction: Sunday, October 21, 2012 October 17, 2012 A correction to the FSSP Liturgical Ordo for this Sunday, October 21: the Ordo specifies that this Sunday begins the 3rd Sunday in October for the Matins readings. However, … Read More

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Losing the Siege of Vienna

If only we had a project of Re-Evangelization. Or something. Granted: A lot of European dioceses have lots of little parishes. From the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald. Vienna archdiocese to cut parishes by 75 per … Read More

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