Daily Archives: 9 January 2015

How liberals want to rule.

From CharismaNews: Houston, We Still Have a Problem: Lesbian Mayor at It Again Remember when Houston’s lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, tried to subpoena five pastors’ sermons in a case over the controversial transgender rights ordinance there? This same lesbian mayor … Read More

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Want to attract people to Mass? Get rid of Latin! (NOT!)

My friend Fr. Finelli has some good advice. If you want to attract people to Mass, get rid of Latin!  [Don’t worry.  Keep reading.] Almost every Catholic parish you enter in the US, it would be a slight miracle to … Read More

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22 Jan: Pontifical Mass (TLM) after March for Life!

On Thursday, 22 January in Washington DC, at 4:00 PM, after the March For Life, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois. Mass is … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Does the Church “supply” what is lacking in doubtful absolutions?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’ve heard you say that one of the cruelest things a priest can do is hear your confession and not (at least) say “I absolve you from your sins in the name of the Father, and of the … Read More

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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy’s “Statement in support ofMarriage”

The conference I attended in Rome, held by the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy, has concluded.   The CCC groups represented were from Australia, Ireland, the UK, and USA. The CCC issued a joint statement, HERE, which follows (my emphases): Statement in … Read More

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