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Pro Amnesty Equals Pro Abortion?

File this under more Catholic Than the Pope (H/T New Advent). From the Catholic Key Blog: John Zmirak had a post yesterday at the new Crisis Magazine equating amnesty for illegal aliens with abortion, in so far as it can … Continue reading

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Offer Up Suffering

Elizabeth Scalia, the Anchoress, as a post up on the  Christian virtue of suffering for the good of others. She calls it A Theology of Expansive Love. Human suffering is one of life’s great mysteries. It is often a stumbling … Continue reading

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Being Catholic is Not for Wimps

Too often we Catholics forget that it is not just those who come into the Church at Easter who are converts.  Even those of us who came to the baptismal font in our mother’s arms are converts.  At some point … Continue reading

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Should Christians Celebrate the Killing of Bin Laden?

In a word no.  But I must confess that my first reaction to the news was an enthusiastic, finally! I am such a poor Christian. While elation at the death of a man who was responsible for the evil deeds … Continue reading

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Our Lenten Journey

We are nearing the end of our Lenten journey through the desert.  The whole purpose of Lent is to turn away from sin and to turn away from what distracts us from drawing closer to God. Yet every Lent I … Continue reading

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Politics and the Devil

Archbishop Chaput recently gave a talk addressing the right of pro life advocates to advance our beliefs in the public square.  There is a lot of meat to gnaw on in the talk which is posted on the Public Discourse … Continue reading

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Catholic Church Music is Ecclesiastical Karaoke

What he said. From the Catholic News Agency: “London, England, Apr 14, 2011 / 05:46 am (CNA).- A Grammy winning music director has delivered a stinging attack upon modern Church music.  Joseph Cullen, choral director at the London Symphony Orchestra, … Continue reading

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St. Stanislaus

Yesterday the Church celebrated St. Stanislaus, bishop and martyr. “St. Stanislaus was the Bishop of Cracow, Poland. A champion of the liberty of the Church and of the dignity of man, he defended the lonely and the poor. When he … Continue reading

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Priest who overcame stuttering known as talented speaker

My favorite deacon’s uncle was the celebrant for our wedding. When I met him prior to our big day, I was quite dismayed to discover that the dear man stuttered. But my husband’s sister got married two weeks before we … Continue reading

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A Small Step for Truth and Freedom

I doubt that this will hold up to appeal. But it is encouraging. H/T Mark  Shea. A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday struck down a 6-year-old state rule that required Illinois pharmacies to dispense emergency contraception. Judge John … Continue reading

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