Tag Archives: guns

Fishwrap’s case of the vapors over a annual, rural gun show hosted in an unused Catholic school

I very much enjoyed reading a piece at the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) about some local news, here in the Diocese of Madison. A Catholic parish in the small Wisconsin town of Muscoda has for years allowed an annual… … Read More

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ASK FATHER: A blessing for guns

From a reader… QUAERITUR: One of our parishioners posted this image on his facebook page and I commented, “Hey, if you have guns you want blessed, let me know.” Low and behold he took me up on the offer. That … Read More

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Church Sign: “Welcome! We are heavily armed!

Since it’s Sunday… a friend forwarded this to me from Right Wing News: Tampa church warns: We are armed & ready to use deadly force if a shooter attacks us The churchgoers at River at Tampa Bay Church are taking their … Read More

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Feingold (D-WI): Hillary Might Issue Executive Order on Guns

Both the up-ticket and down-ticket races this election are important. For me, an overriding issue is appointments to the SCOTUS and judiciary. Next, and related to it, is to halt the erosion of our civil rights. One of the rights … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Blessing weapons

From a reader… QUAERITUR: As a Catholic and a practitioner of the 2nd Amendment, I was wondering if or there are blessings for firearms. The priests in my local parish strike me as a bit squeamish when it comes to firearms, so … Read More

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Two interesting facts about the late Maya Angelou.

At Fishwrap, Michael Sean Winters has reminded us that the late writer Maya Angelou once recounted to Family Circle Magazine that, as a pregnant teen, she chose to keep her baby instead of opting for abortion. HERE  Kudos to MSW … Read More

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Obamic Irony

After the sad election last November, the President joked around with Barbara Walters on ABC about his daughters being surrounded by guns all the time.  I am sure that, as a father, he thinks that’s a mighty fine perk. His … Read More

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Getting some terms and issues right in the “gun control” debate

The present gun-control debate is being carried out in the MSM and blogsophere mostly by people who don’t know what they are talking about. “Assault weapons!”, they cry, while running in circles.  “Eeek! Eeek! We have to DO SOMETHING!” Let’s see … Read More

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Ladies, still worried about those final Christmas preparations? Fr. Z is here to help.

When in doubt about your Christmas gift list, Fr. Z suggests… stuff on amazon through Fr. Z’s links stuff from Fr. Z’s store stuff (=coffee) from the Wyoming Carmelites using Fr. Z’s links (new K-Cups!) lots of ammo and guns … Read More

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