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Christ Is Born! Merry Christmas To All!

A Blessed Christmas to all, from my family to yours. May the miracle of the Incarnation kindle within you the everlasting light of Our Lord and Savior. Here are some thoughts to share from my patron saint, and a song. … Continue reading

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Archbishop Lori On The SCOTUS Decision To Hear HHS Mandate Cases…

Just in from the USSCB, WASHINGTON—Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to hear arguments in the cases of … Continue reading

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The MSM Extraordinary Synod On The Pastoral Care Of Families Has Been Held. The Church’s Has Not.

Just FYI. In fact, the Church’s synod isn’t due to begin until October of 2014. You know, next year. But that doesn’t stop folks from speculating about what will come about as a result of it. In an effort to … Continue reading

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Too Cool Not To Share: Pope Francis’s Five Finger Prayer

H/T Patheos Catholic Portal on Facebook.

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Because of the Disenchantment of Miley Cyrus UPDATED

The other day I lamented losing an hour to reading Joseph Bottum’s personal essay about his ideas on how the Church should handle the Same Sex Marriage situation. I would trade that experience in a heartbeat in order to get … Continue reading

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Remember the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree? True Story.

Our fig tree has a bumper crop in  store for us this year. The first fruits of the harvest are in and they are very tasty. It’s time to buy some prosciutto and blue cheese, make more jam, etc. While … Continue reading

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Robert Hugh Benson Helps Explain How the Catholic Church Sees Jesus and Infallibility…

Which also helps explain why when the Catholic Church holds a teaching as being true, there will be no modification of it. I’ll discuss a few examples of this in the near future. But first, Monsignor Benson, a convert from … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Mentions Pelagians in His Chrism Mass Homily…

And everyone runs for their history books! Oh wait. Not really. 

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What Living the Christian Faith is Like, In a Nutshell…

Courtesy of Rumer Goddin’s opening paragraph from This House of Brede,

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Papal History Being Made, Right Here, Right Now UPDATED

Today Pope Francis and the Pope Emeritus met at Castel Gandolfo. In terms of historically rare moments, it doesn’t get much better than this.

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