Category Archives: Catholic Church

I Love being Catholic

Even a Satanist can become a Saint: Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 08:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Later this month Pope Francis will head to Pompeii: a city which lays claim to the curious story of a former Satanist priest … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom is So Last Century

The US Catholic bishops have been routinely mocked for their stance against the HHS mandate. Their concerns have been misunderstood. The bishops are not worried that Americans will not be allowed to worship. But they are concerned that our constitutional … Continue reading

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Surf Angel

Cool. A seminarian who died while surfing  is being considered for sainthood (via the WallStreet Journal): In January, the Vatican gave permission to Rio priests to gather evidence of Mr. Schäffer’s holiness and present it to the pope, a crucial … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Pope Benedict Will Retire

My husband broke the news as he handed me coffee.  From Vatican Radio: Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said he plans on resigning the papal office on February 28th. Below please find his announcement. Full text of Pope’s declaration I … Continue reading

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In Ireland on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

My favorite deacon and I are in Ireland visiting our daughter and her family. I have been hanging out with my beautiful grandchildren. That is why the silence from this blog has been deafening. I will resume blogging when we … Continue reading

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Venerable Fulton Sheen

I was ready for some good news this morning.  Thank you Rocco (H/T New Advent). “In an audience this morning with his chief Saintmaker, Cardinal Angelo Amato SDB, the Pope assented to several decrees of canonization, beatification and the heroic … Continue reading

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Catholic Baby Boomers Have a Lot to Answer for.

The Crescat wants to buy the priest in this video a beer. Warning: video may cause orthodox baby boomers to hang our graying heads in shame. This priest is truly saintly—talk about speaking truth with love. I really don’t know … Continue reading

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