Monthly Archives: January 2013

Archbishop Gomez Makes the Call, Removes Cardinal Mahony and Bishop Curry From the Game UPDATED

With an H/T to my blog neighbor Joanne McPortland, here is the press release from Archbishop Gomez, wherein he removed Cardinal Roger Mahony from all “administrative or public duties,” and his statement on receiving the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Thomas … Continue reading

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All Your Darkest Fears About Mark Shea Are True…

I don’t know why I didn’t see it before. All the signs were there. Megalomaniac? Check. Not interested in voting? Check. Willing to throw the 2nd amendment under the bus? Check.

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Something That Gets Passed Around. (Because Catholics Can Laugh)

A classic from the game show Family Feud. Steve Harvey is great on this one.

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Riddle Me This: Why Has a Catholic Social Network Site Partnered with Google?

To try and find answers to questions like, “What do Catholics want from the interwebs?” The Vatican Insider  calls it a “holy Web alliance.” Take a look,

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Hobby Lobby Delays Fines, More Lawsuits Tossed Out, and Court Warns HHS to Modify the Mandate as Promised.

That’s quite a headline, eh? On the HHS Mandate front there is some old news and some newer news. I’ll start with the old news first.

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The Film You’ve Supported Has A New Extended Trailer

Ian and Dominic Higgins are thankful for all the support readers here have given their project to bring the life of Dr. Takashi Nagai to film. And looky here! They’ve got the All That Remains IMDb page up already.

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For this Hymn by St. Thomas Aquinas (Zion, To Thy Savior Singing)

I am late in coming around to an appreciation of St. Thomas Aquinas. As the old saw goes, better late than never. Jacques Maritain’s book The Peasant of the Garonne has pointed me towards learning more about this Doctor of … Continue reading

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All of a Sudden, the New York Times Notices the HHS Mandate Lawsuits

Based on this report published yesterday, you would think that they just discovered the 40+ lawsuits that have been filed and the injunctions that have been handed down thus far. How else to explain the title of the piece? A Flood … Continue reading

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Searching for Truth: Arrogant? Or Audacious?

Back in the Fall, I shared thoughts of the Dalai Lama on the efficacy of religion, and those of G.K Chesterton as a counterpoint. As a result, I had someone charge me with being  arrogant for the attempt.

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My Bishop Gave the Homily at Stan Musials’ Funeral Mass

I’ve posted about Bishop Richard Stika a few times in the past. But to be honest, I don’t really know him. I don’t live in the parish close to the Chancery, and none of my children have been confirmed yet … Continue reading

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