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By their fruits?

When the spirit of a council dictates, almost from day one, how the documents of a council are to be read and applied, then that spirit is the true fruit of the council, regardless what the documents may say. Luckily, … Continue reading

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Protected: WAT WAT WAT… #PopeFrancis #CatholicismWOW

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Who needs a few apocryphal clown masses…

…when you’ve got a host of in-your-face clownish masses? Just take the recent bonanza of liturgical excess in–where else?–Los(t) Angeles? As if right on cue, the smallness of a mind matched only by the bigness of its mouth would have … Continue reading

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“Ohhkay, that was prob’ly a bit much…”

HT To Fr. Blake. And here is the same conversation with, if you will, a few sheets to the wind: . Meanwhile, I have been cutting loose in my own ways. While we’re on the topic of St. Patrick’s Day, … Continue reading

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The way forward is backward…

“The present condition of Catholic worship has come about because it has been shaped by principles and attitudes of secular modernity. The result is that the Liturgy, instead of providing an alternative vision of life to that provided by secular … Continue reading

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Orders are, we don’t need to take this seriously…

…since it was published by the National Catholic Reporter. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m no fan of the genetic fallacy. Cardinal Schönborn: Pope Francis has already changed church by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt | Feb. 7, 2014 … Francis spoke of his … Continue reading

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The Schruggle…

On the way to work this morning, I happened to flip the radio to Nice Pretty Reporting, and shucks if I wasn’t greeted by the warbling voice of our dear ol’ POTUS. He’s in South Africa giving memorial honors to … Continue reading

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