Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Who’s a Fundie?

Catholic blogger pokes the hornet’s nest. Watch the fur fly. We should separate the paranoid hate mongers from the rest of the traditionalists. They are not traditionalists. They are Protestant fundamentalists wearing traditionalist Catholic clothes. No, I think they’re Catholics. … Continue reading

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Facebook Is The New Chocolate

Checking my fb feed this morning and lots of friends are planning to run silent the next several weeks. I used to refrain from reading and commenting, but this blog has always been running daily, mostly. Laudato Si’ will return … Continue reading

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From Another Camp

It can be hard not to attribute human qualities to institutions. Corporations–some of them, anyway–strive to put a human face on their interactions from lofty perches. Others embrace the robocall. Those voices have inflections, but they don’t answer my questions. … Continue reading

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Persistence of Bad Vision

I continue to be amazed at the persistent misreading of the John Jay Report by many online Catholics. Just recently, a priest blogger offered an off-hand comment that “most of the sex abuse by priests was against young men.” I … Continue reading

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Patheos Catholic Imploding?

Anybody who follows that consortium know what’s going down with Patheos? I knew the Anchoress got a job with another media effort. Is she taking all her pet bloggers with her? Mark Shea said he’s just too busy these days … Continue reading

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What Is The Pope’s Intention?

I saw a bit of fuss here and there in the Catholic blogosphere about Pope Francis’ January intention. His video message, translated, in part: Many think differently, feel differently, seeking God or meeting God in different ways. In this crowd, … Continue reading

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Down The Rabbit Hole With Accompaniment

I found an interesting discussion thread at CMAA’s forum here. It brings to mind the cartoon Liam has surfaced here. I’ll confess upfront I’ve accompanied or overseen the accompaniment of the Exsultet a number of times. I┬áhave no hesitation doing … Continue reading

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