Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Diagnosing the Wrong

Msgr Francis Mannion, frequenter contributor at PrayTell via his syndicated essays with CNA, sounds off on what’s wrong with Catholic liturgy: (N)ot everything is as it should be in the Church’s liturgical life. There is much unease in some quarters, … Continue reading

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Douthat on Breaking, Bad

Ross Douthat is concerned about Pope Francis breaking the Church. He cleverly cites the Walter Murphy novel which came to my mind about two years and a month ago. He lays out the conservative case for disillusionment, but Mr Douthat … Continue reading

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What’s a Lynch Mob?

At dotCommonweal, John Schwenkler takes Robert P. George to task for a clumsy metaphor. No doubt, both sides of the culturewar have some improvement to make, if not growing up to do. The blowback against opponents of LGBT rights looks … Continue reading

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Ambush

For my daily Lectio, I’ve been in the book of Sirach. A proverb from today’s prayer: Do not let the insolent bring you to your feet, or they may lie in ambush against your words. (8:11) The ambush of outrage … Continue reading

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Wolves

I noticed the Vox Cantoris blogger has put up 66 links of support for generally being an internet stalker and insulting the EWTN Mother A corollary in Canada. My sense is that this has gone from one guy nipping at … Continue reading

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Creepy

I noticed a flurry of links at Pewsitter about a priest threatening legal action against a Canadian blogger. The former is a fellow Rochesterian who founded and still heads Salt and Light Television, Canada’s version of EWTN. Except not as … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Lent

How do you prepare for Lent? Or does it involve little more than a glance at the calendar to notice a “holiday” has popped up at mid-week? Over the past several days, I’ve been pondering doing things differently on this … Continue reading

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