Daily Archives: 2 December 2010

Blessed Feast of Blessed Martyrs

Holy Martyrs of the Savior, pray for us. Holy Martyrs, Exemplars of the missionary apostolate, pray for us. Holy Martyrs, Heralds of Christ’s coming, pray for us. Holy Martyrs, Servants of the Poor, pray for us. Holy Martyrs, Companions to … Continue reading

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Kansas City Dreams

I see my former bishop catching hell from Catholic RepublicansĀ for supportingĀ the DREAM act. From a letter to the most pro-abortion senator from Missouri of all time: There are times when a proposal should be enacted because, simply put, it is … Continue reading

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OCF 234: Part II Funeral Rites for Children

The following instruction and rites through OCF 342 is a post-conciliar innovation: an explicit adaptation of rites for children that were written for adults. It happened with baptism–so there is some precedent. And as for the notion of organic development, … Continue reading

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Preaching the Anti-Gospel

Jimmy Mac sends along this essay from Chicago Catholic News. Robert McClory taking aim at Cardinal George: But as I read the cardinal’s words, I could not help but question the one and only reason he gave for the drift: … Continue reading

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