Daily Archives: 23 September 2013

An article with critical observations about The Big Interview

I direct the readership’s attention to an article at First Things, by R.R.Reno concerning TBI (aka The Big Interview™). It is provocative.  We need to work through it. A few samples. […] [T]he tone is mobile, the rhetoric fluid, and … Read More

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More Padre Pio joy on his feast – Musical Setting of his “Prayer” (VIDEO)

I have an affection for Padre Pio.  My bishop, retired now, was the “ponente” of the cause of St. Pio when he was still a member of the Congregation for Causes of Saints.  I got a good look at the … Read More

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Another feminist attacks Pope Francis.

The feminists who can read, and there aren’t that many, have figured out Pope Francis and they don’t like him. They are already subtly trashing him.  However, they know they are going against a populist icon.  They don’t have a … Read More

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A Prayer of St. “Padre” Pio

Today is the Feast of St. “Padre” Pio. Here is a prayer of Padre Pio. Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon … Read More

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Where is this “archconservative” Church? I’d like to visit it someday!

I saw at the Omaha World Herald a funny analysis of the “Francis Effect”. It’s funny, but not because it is humorous. The piece combines information from those bastions of objective reporting on Church matters, AP and the New York … Read More

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