Monthly Archives: June 2010

DANCING AND APPLAUSE DURING THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHRISTIC LITURGY

“The Spirit of the Liturgy” book, published by Ignatius Press: http://www.rtforum.org/lt/lt92.html On p. 198, Cd. Ratzinger is very blunt, warning against any tendency to turn the liturgy into a form of entertainment wherein attention is self-consciously drawn to merely human … Continue reading

Posted in LITURGY

THE SCANDAL OF THE SUPPORT OF OBAMACARE BY THE CATHOLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION, III

June 2010 11:13 GMT-05:00 Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, with commemorative pen used by President Obama in signing the heath care reform bill. Photo Credit: Matt McClain, CHA Related articles: St. Petersburg, Fla., Jun 16, 2010 / 02:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- … Continue reading

Posted in MORAL RELATIVISM

THE SCANDAL OF THE APPOINTMENT OF DEAN GARVEY AS PRESIDENT OF THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, III

June 2010 11:12 GMT-05:00 John H. Garvey Washington D.C., Jun 16, 2010 / 09:01 am (CNA).- Incoming Catholic University of America (CUA) president John H. Garvey has defended the freedom of Catholic adoption agencies to refuse to place children with … Continue reading

Posted in LIBERALISM

THE SCANDAL OF THE CATHOLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION SUPPORT FOR OBAMACARE, II

I HAVE PREVIOUSLY COMMENTED ON THE SCANDAL OF THE CHA SUPPORTING THE PASSAGE OF OBAMACARE.  NOW HERE IS AN UPDATE ON THAT SCANDAL: Cardinal George lays blame on CHA for passage of health-care reform bill // June 17, 2010 CATHOLIC … Continue reading

Posted in MORAL RELATIVISM

THE SCANDAL OF THE APPOINTMENT OF DEAN GARVEY AS PRESIDENT OF THE CATHOLIC UNVERSITY OF AMERICA, II

RE MY POST YESTERDAY ABOUT THE BOSTON VIRUS INFECTING THE CHURCH, HERE IS AN UPDATE: a Catholic identity for Catholic University // By Diogenes | June 17, 2010 4:34 PM THE CATHOLIC WORLD REPORT.COM When he introduced John Garvey as … Continue reading

Posted in LIBERALISM

FATHER’S DAY IS NOW 100 YEARS OLD

Alexander’s Essay – June 17, 2010 The Centennial of Father’s Day And a case study in the fate of the fatherless Barack Obama “It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to … Continue reading

Posted in FATHERHOOD, Uncategorized

THE PRIEST SEXUAL ABUSER: CANON LAW, CRIME AND FITTING PUNISHMENT

Canon Law, Crimes, and Fitting Punishments Lawyer Reflects on Pros and Cons of Even the Worst Sanctions WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 16, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Church’s law provides for various punishments when her sons or daughters go astray, but in the … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW

BIRTHDAYS COME AND BIRTHDAYS GO; ONLY GOD IS COUNTING

When I turned 87 years of age on June 9, I figured that it was time for a little reflection! I thank God for my parents and for the gift of life which God gave me through them! I thank … Continue reading

Posted in LIFE ISSUES

STUPID IS AS STUPAK DID

GOP House Leader Asks Obama: ‘What Happened to that Abortion Executive Order?’ By John Jalsevac June 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a meeting with President Obama last week, House Republican Leader John Boehner asked for an update about the implementation … Continue reading

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FATHERS DAY WILL HAVE SPECIAL MEANING FOR SOME, MUCH MORE THAN OTHERS

In the Name of the Father After a priest’s murder, a community rallies. By WILLIAM MCGURN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL TUESDAY, 15 JUNE 10 Of all the tests put to a priest, perhaps none is greater than the one Christ … Continue reading

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