Daily Archives: 10 April 2012

What Are They Talking About?

Jo McGowan eviscerates one of the hierarchy’s talking points on sex. Taking on a recent opinion piece from the NYT. Fr Roger Landry trying to make a case against contraception, “Contraception‚Ķmake[s] pleasure the point of the act, and any time … Continue reading

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Loss of a Symbol

Having a few days off after Easter has given me time to catch up on a few things. Taxes. Yard work. Today¬†I was mowing past the six-foot high trunk of an apple tree felled by lightning shortly after we moved … Continue reading

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Sacra Tridentina 1: Frequent Communion Promoted at Trent

At the turn of the 19th into the 20th century, the Roman Catholic Church was almost totally unaware it was entering into decades of upheaval, change, and reform likely not seen since the break from Judaism in the first century. … Continue reading

Posted in pre-conciliar documents, Sacra Tridentina 1905 | 2 Comments