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Fr. Rutler’s Weekly Column

Fr. Rutler’s Weekly Column February, 17, 2019 Like the optimist who sees a glass of water half-full and the pessimist who sees it half-empty, people assess the times in which they live by their personality. Each age has had its … Continue reading

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Fr. Rutler on the Covington Matter and a certain bishop

I’ve been out of sync with the US news cycle and, so, I’m catching up.  What I’ve read about these Catholic kids at the March for Life in what we might call the “Covington Matter” is horrifying. The old Latin … Continue reading

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What passes for important today.

Once upon a time, Roman Pontiffs and the Curia they assembled as hired help concerned themselves with the great issues and questions of the day.   Minor issues were left to others to deal with. These days, in the age of … Continue reading

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Wherein Rutler thrashes @AntonioSpadaro

At Crisis, Fr. George Rutler has posted a potent counterpoint to Jesuit jibber-jabber (I know… that could be taken for a tautology).  He goes after Antonio Spadaro, SJ, who has issued all manner of nonsense with Olympian authority. Spadaro is … Continue reading

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Rutler writes about “men with chests”. The “impossible dream”?

Fr. Rutler has a terrific piece at the invaluable Crisis. Read the whole thing, but here is some with my usual treatment. Where Are the Churchmen With Chests? [“Chests”… a great image.  It was famously used (as Rutler mentions, below, … Continue reading

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Great news for Sacred Music promoters everywhere!

Firstly, did you know that the man who made the magnificent Garand rifle – which helped to win freedom for millions – was named John Cantius Garand? Speaking of John Cantius, I received a note from St. John Cantius in … Continue reading

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Rutler on Luther and Islam

As  a former Lutheran, I won’t look forward to Catholic-Lutheran hoopla in 2017.  I, for one, won’t celebrate theological revolt and the shredding of the fabric of Christendom. A must read is to be found at Crisis from the keyboard of Fr. George … Continue reading

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Fr. Rutler on Card. Kasper and the Germans: “Modernists are people who do not believe what they believe.”

Run, don’t walk, to Crisis to see Fr. George Rutler’s latest.  HERE. The German bishops, theologians and Card. Kasper are front and center. Here are some of my favorite moments… […] The social consequences of German idealism were hymned in … Continue reading

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Concerning the death of David Bowie

At Crisis my friend Fr. Rutler reacts to the cloths-tearing grief provoked in some, including some in Rome, by the death of David Bowie. Here are a few of my favorite lines from Rutler: “…the Vatican, just wiping up from its … Continue reading

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Liberals – unmasked

Remember… Planned Parenthood was initiated to get rid of undesirables. Everyone… take a moment to go to Crisis and read Fr. George Rutler’s new offering. HERE A sample… Christ cannot be psychoanalyzed because he is perfect.  It would be like seeking … Continue reading

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The problem is the inversion of “God is love” and “Love is God.”

I direct the readership to something I wrote before Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato si’ was released.  HERE  The Pope quotes St. Francis’ song here and there.  But let us not forget how the song ends. My friend Fr. Rutler in NYC … Continue reading

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“In the last 35 years, those lives destroyed could have included…”

From Fr. George Rutler’s “pastor’s page” for 11 January. There was a theologian who, when discouraged, would keep repeating to himself, “I have been baptized.” Since the Prince of Lies has discouragement as his chief strategy and purpose, the Rite … Continue reading

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NYC – What’s up at Our Saviour Church where Fr. Rutler used to be pastor?

I have received word that some demolition is going on at the church where Fr. George Rutler used to be pastor, Our Saviour. As you may know, Fr. Rutler was – in a move that surprised many – transferred not … Continue reading

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In The Wild – Z-Swag Sighting: “To be deep in history…”

A priest reader alerted me to an article in the Dartmouth alumni magazine about Fr. George Rutler, now pastor of St. Michael’s and the beleaguered Holy Innocents in Manhattan, then pastor, in 2012, of Our Savior. In the article we … Continue reading

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26 March – Manhattan – Catholic Artists Society – 7pm – Church of the Holy Innocents

For those of you in and around NYC, I recommend heading to the great Church of the Holy Innocents tonight for a talk and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Fr. George Rutler.  Info HERE CAS Lenten evening of recollection: … Continue reading

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