Daily Archives: 9 November 2017

ASK FATHER: Venial sins forgiven during Mass?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Thank you for all of your efforts here, as it really brings strength to many of us during our sojourn. A priest at our local university gave a homily a few days back wherein he spoke … Read More

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IRELAND: Priests told to stop calling bishops ‘spineless nerds and sycophantic half-wits’

This is amusing in a dark way… sort of like a movie about a screwball dysfunctional family. Just how dysfunctional is the Catholic Church in Ireland? From the Irish Times and the annual meeting of the ultra-liberal Ass. of Catholic … Read More

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NEW BOOKS about the Seven Deadly Sins and answers to Protestant objections to the Faith

I get quite a few books.  Two grabbed my special attention. Remember, you eventually will do some shopping for Christmas.  Yes, I know it’s early, but I like to get mine done early so I don’t have to worry about … Read More

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A strong sermon with food for thought

Here is a sermon from a priest friend of mine in my native place, Fr. Thomas Dufner, pastor of Epiphany Church in Coon Rapids, MN. He gave this sermon on 15 October 2017, just after the 100th anniversary of the … Read More

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Some amusing bits and pieces

A few things caught my eye this morning. First, I was amused by an faux pas from the loony anti-gun deranged Left which made wild claims about possible after market customizations of an AR-15 rifle system.  HERE In a tweet, … Read More

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