Daily Archives: 12 September 2022

Name-Calling Expertise and a VIDEO

I just finished reading a good opinion piece at The Catholic Thing by Fran Maier, “The Fine Art of Name-Calling”.  His first example is, naturally, the Fishwrap (National Schismatic Reporter), truly expert name-callers in the finest Alinsky style. Do read Fran’s piece. … Read More

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12 September 1683: The Battle of Vienna and the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary

In the Divine Praises we pray: Blessed be the name of Mary, Virgin and Mother. Today, 12 September, is the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary. Devotion to the name of Mary was at first in Spain, by Carmelites.  … Read More

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ASK FATHER: “Why do most clergy have almost no interest in the Liturgy of the Hours?”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Why do most clergy have almost no interest in the Liturgy of the Hours?  [Maybe they are saying the Roman Breviary!] I know many lay people who have discovered and love the divine office and expend … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Why do we say that Christ rose “again” when He only rose one time?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Why does is “ on the third day He rose AGAIN “. Why the word again? Every Sunday I wonder……. Okay… that’s a little scrambled, but I get the sense of the question. I have received … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 560, etc.

Here’s a crazy situation. White to move and win. Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE

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With so much that is British in the news right now, I have in mind my dearly missed priest friends in England. VIDEO suggestion.

With so much that is British in the news right now, I have in mind my dearly missed priest friends in England. I haven’t been able to visit them for a long time. That being the case, here is a … Read More

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