So, here we are! Another summer is winding down.
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Sunday Snippets – August 26August 25, 2012 by Ellen Gable Hrkach Image copyright Ellen Gable HrkachPlease join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s Place for Sunday Snippets, where we share posts from the previous week. I’ve had a very busy week, so my one and only post was on Friday:7 Quick Takes Friday – August 24On Monday, I’m heading down to Dallas/Fort Worth for the Catholic Writers Conference Live and Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show
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[I]t remains each man’s duty to retain an understanding of the whole human person in which the values of intellect, will, conscience and fraternity are preeminent Gaudium et spes, 61 It may sometimes seem to a couple of readers that we enjoy reporting these things: we do not, we find no pleasure in it, it pains our hearts deeply. We actually saw this when it was first posted, and hesitated about mentioning it, but today our friends at Fratres in Unum asked us to make it known around the world, and we could not refuse their request.
I am on the road, and it is hard for me to work with this, but here is a first go at something which I think is pretty important.The following article copy-pasted from the PDF of the 8/23/2012 edition of The Wanderer.Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei…Issues Response Favorable To Traditionalists A bishop who wishes to remain anonymous recently submitted two dubia to the Pontifical Ecclesia Dei Commission [Actually, it's PCED.], regarding the interpretation of “legitimacy” in the 2011 instruction Universae Ecclesiae, n. 19.
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The other day, I asked for photos of Fr Thwaites since he was not the sort to have photos of himself all over the internet, like some of us. Many thanks to the Windsors for the one above, and to Greg Clovis for those below
When some polls reveal that 45% of American Catholics don’t believe in transubstantiation, and prefer to believe that the bread and wine are symbols of Christ’s body and blood, we do well to remember this anecdote re-told in one of Flannery O’Connor’s letters: I was once, five or six years ago, taken by some friends to have dinner with Mary McCarthy and her husband, Mr.
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Fifth All Tuscany Pilgrimage promoted by the Coordinamento toscano ‘Benedetto XVI’ Saturday September 22, 2012 Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montenero Leghorn (Livorno, Italy) °°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°° Program 9:30 AM Pilgrims gather in Piazza delle Carrozze (Montenero Basso) 10:00 AM Procession to the Sanctuary while reciting the Holy Rosary 11:00 AM Traditional Solemn Mass celebrated by His Eminence the Most Reverend Raymond Leo Card. Burke, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, attending His Excellency the Most Reverend Mons
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This was recently posted. It may have some relevance, here in Canada, as far as former ACCC clergy are concerned.
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The Oz Conservative has some very interesting insights on the eventual failure of feminism: I’ve often said that feminism is liberalism applied to the lives of women. And at the heart of liberalism is autonomy theory: the belief that autonomy is the overriding good that defines us as human.
Teresa Higginson was an English mystic who promoted devotion to the Sacred Head of Jesus as the seat of human and divine wisdom. The devotion is a complement to the devotion to the Sacred Heart which celebrate’s the human and divine love of Our Lord.
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