Daily Archives: 5 October 2017

An avant-garde Bishop raises an English church to new life

The Bishop of Lancaster, England, Most Rev. Michael Campbell, OSA, posted on his blog about celebrating a Pontifical Mass at the Throne.  The church was recently entrusted to the Institute of Christ the King, which is raising it to new … Read More

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Well-prepared Catholics raise questions. Responses? “Shut up!”, they explain.

People are swift these days to talk about their “rights”.  I sometimes get a little nervous when “rights” are invoked in the Church, because often “rights” means “I didn’t get what I wanted”.  Clarity is needed regarding “rights”. At his … Read More

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The Coming Storm

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, I saw this: London commuters ran onto the tracks after a man began reciting Bible verses out loud Commuters on one of London’s busiest rail routes forced open the doors on … Read More

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Little Saint Placid Day

Today in the traditional Roman calendar it is the feast of the 3rd c. Sicilian martyrs St. Placid and companions, slain during the reign of the Emperor Diocletian. Today in the revised calendar is the feast of Sts. Placid and … Read More

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PODCAzT 156 – Josef Seifert on The Persecution of Orthdoxy

Today at First Things there is a powerful and persuasive piece by Josef Seifert, former Dietrich von Hildebrand Chair of Realist Phenomenology at the International Academy of Philosophy in Spain. It is clear that there is now a not so subtle … Read More

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