Daily Archives: 10 August 2017

Tradition = vocations – It isn’t rocket science

I contend that the shortage of vocations is a self-inflicted wound. Yesterday, here in the Diocese of Madison, the Extraordinary Ordinary and the seminarians concluded a week of praying together, talks, activities, hanging out with each other and priests.  Among … Read More

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Annual meteor shower – Perseids – the Tears of St Lawrence

Today is the Feast of St Lawrence of Rome, Deacon and Martyr.  He was a serious hard-core saint in hard times. This is also the time of year that your planet whirls through the debris left by the comet known … Read More

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Are we in the “end times”? Live as if we are.

Since the Lord Ascended to the right hand of the Father, Christians have felt themselves to be in the “end times”.  Indeed, we are in the “end times”.  The Lord achieved His victory. Now it is all over but for … Read More

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Austen Ivereigh, like a papalatrous gnostic, calls converts who disagree with him “neurotic”

UPDATE: At CRUX, Ivereigh issued an apology… sort of.  HERE ___ Originally Published on: Aug 10, 2017 A couple weeks ago (HERE) the Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left, Michael Sean Winters of the Fishwrap sniggered with fellow lib Massimo “Beans” Faggioli about converts. … Read More

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REQUEST TO READERS: Good books for new fathers to be

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, my wife and I are expecting our first child, and I wondered if you could recommend any good, solid books for new Catholic fathers please? Congratulations! Good question. I’ll open this to the readership. Meanwhile, … Read More

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