Monthly Archives: October 2011

RELIGION TAKES MANY FORMS, EVEN THE WORSHIP OF IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD, TWITTER AND FACEBOOK

!!!! The sincerity of hype and hope By Wesley Pruden Steve Jobs was a genius. No one could doubt that. His genius lay not in technology, as most of the obituaries and eulogies reckoned, but as master of hype, hope … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, SECULARISM

RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION BY ENLIGHTENED LIBERALISM

!!!! How America Fell Mike Adams Columnist, Townhall.com Son, you sure ask tough questions, but I’ll try my best to answer. Having lived a long life (and seen America at both its highest and lowest points) I think I have … Continue reading

Posted in ANTI-CATHOLICISM, Freedom of Conscience, FREEDOM OF RELIGION, INTOLERANCE, LIBERALISM

IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED, TO KEEP REPEATING THE SAME MISTAKE IS NOT VERY BRIGHT

!!!! The US bishops stick with a losing political strategy By Phil Lawler | October 04, 2011 4:54 PM http://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/otn.cfm?id=848 My college tennis coach never tired of repeating his simple strategic guide: “Never change a winning game; always change a … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, BISHOPS, LIBERALISM, LIFE ISSUES, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS

IT IS WONDERFUL TO BE RICH, BUT….!

!!!! Monday, October 03, 2011 The Rich You Shall Have With You Always Every summer I take a group of high school students out to work with our partners in El Salvador. The families in the school there live at … Continue reading

Posted in EVANGELIZATION, HAPPINESS, JESUS CHRIST, MORAL RELATIVISM, SANCTITY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH | 1 Comment

ANTONIN SCALIA, A CATHOLIC JUSTICE OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

!!!! Scalia: Duquesne should strive to retain Catholic identity 9/27/2011 8:51:00 AM By Mike Wereschagin -PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW He is one of the most outspoken, influential and controversial justices in the recent history of the Supreme Court, and on Monday, Antonin … Continue reading

Posted in CATHOLIC HIGHER EDUCATION, Freedom of Conscience, FREEDOM OF RELIGION, JURISPRUDENCE, LIBERALISM, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, SECULARISM

AGNOSTICISM LEADS TO DESPAIR – ALMOST AS BAD ARE THE FORMS OF WATERED DOWN CHRISTIANITY ALL TO PREVALENT TODAY

!!!!   The month of October is a special time for the Rosary. On the 7th of October in 1571, in the course of the Ottoman-Habsburg Wars, a fleet of the Catholic maritime states organized by Pope St. Pius V … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, EVANGELIZATION, LIBERALISM, MORAL RELATIVISM, MUSLIMS, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POPE BENEDICT XVI, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, SECULARISM, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged

SHARPLY CURTAILED MINISTRY IS NOT THE SAME THING AS CANONICAL SUSPENSION

!!!! Friday, September 30, 2011 Brief remarks on Bp. Zurek’s “Clarification” regarding Fr. Pavone Today Bp. Zurek issued a brief “Clarification of Fr. Frank Pavone’s Priestly Status”:   Father Frank Pavone remains suspended. At my discretion and solicitude, he has … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, CANONICAL PENALTIES, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST