Daily Archives: 16 November 2021


A priest friend on social media shared this meme. (Gosh, I hate that word!) So many memes are of questionable veracity. I poked around on the internet and didn’t find anything to discredit it; in fact many quote sites put … Continue reading

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CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium 51-52: Propers of Dioceses and Religious Families

Let’s keep talking about Propers Of Dioceses and Religious Families. Additions to the liturgical calendar, even if for dioceses and religious orders, belong to the competency of the CDWDS to approve: 51. Proper celebrations are to be harmoniously integrated into … Continue reading

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When Death Comes

From LTP’s Sourcebook on Death, from Selma, Alabama, 1965: (I)f a man happens to be 36-years-old, as I happen to be, some great truth stands before the door of his life–some great opportunity to stand up for that which is … Continue reading

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What Splendor? What Truth?

In the department with the subtitle “Why are we not surprised?” another golden city on a hill goes off the deep end. But not before the springing up of a McMansion. One upset parent: We essentially bought them a ranch. … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 17: Mortal and Venial, Part 8: Fundamental Option

Let’s wrap up sins, Mortal and Venial with some final thoughts. In some ways, this lengthy 2000+ word section broke no new ground for the Church in the 80s. It reiterates 3000-year-old teaching, and I get the idea that some people assert … Continue reading

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