Monthly Archives: July 2013

THERE IS HOSPICE IN HOSPITALS, IN FREE-STANDING HOSPICES, AND IN PRIVATE HOMES; ONLY THE LAST IS SAFE FROM PASSIVE EUTHANASIA

!!!! Father Damien and his leper boys Hospice before “Hospice” By Ron Panzer President Hospice Patients Alliance May 21, 2010 http://www.hospicepatients.org/hospice-before-hospice.html Before England’s Dame Cicely Saunders started St. Christopher’s Hospice in 1967, there were people who cared for the dying. … Continue reading

Posted in EUTHANASIA, HEALTH CARE, LIFE ISSUES, MORAL RELATIVISM, THE RIGHT TO LIFE | 1 Comment

IS POPE FRANCIS AN ENEMY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE MASS? PERHAPS NOT!

!!!! Pope Francis during press conference on the flight from Brazil to Rome I first read Sandro Magister’s column printed below and I was shocked.  I seemed as though Pope Francis was possibly going to undo all that Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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IF I HAD TO CHOSE BETWEEN HOSPICE CARE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, I WOULD CHOSE HOSPICE CARE

!!!! IF I HAD TO CHOOSE BETWEEN HOSPICE CARE AND PALLIATIVE CARE…! by Father Angelo The question has been asked:  “What can be done, vis a vis the growing acceptance and practice of palliative care in America?”  I do not … Continue reading

Posted in EUTHANASIA, LIFE ISSUES, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, RELATIVISM, SCIENCE AND ETHICS, THE RIGHT TO LIFE | 4 Comments

GOD SPOKE TO US ON JULY 25, 1968, WERE YOU LISTENING? DO YOU HEAR HIM NOW?

!!!! Pope Paul VI       45 Years Ago: Peter Spoke Through Paul VI By Andrew M. Greenwell, Esq. 7/27/2013 Catholic Online (www.catholic.org) Amid the ruckus of the times, there was indeed a “still small voice”  (1 Kings. 19:12) … Continue reading

Posted in BIRTH CONTROL, EVANGELIZATION, FAMILY LIFE, FATHERHOOD, FEMINISM, HUMANAE VITAE, LIBERALISM, LIFE ISSUES, PLANNED PARENTHOOD, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POPE, SEXUALITY | 2 Comments

THE FACT THAT FATE SOMETIMES GIVES US THE BIRD EXPLAINS MANY OF LIFE’S COINCIDENCES

!!!! Richmondena Cardinalis   Any normal teenager who daydreams of becoming a famous feuilletonist will find no theme more promising than the coincidence of men and birds. Wild or domesticated or table fare, there has never been a high achievement … Continue reading

Posted in CONCLAVE, MUSLIMS, POPE, RELATIVISM

FATHER GEORGE W. RUTLER’S FAREWELL TO HIS PARISHONERS AT THE CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOR

!!!! Father George William Rutler I was shocked when I read that Cardinal Dolan was transferring Father George W. Rutler from his assignment as Pastor of the Church of Our Savior on Fifth Avenue in New York City to be … Continue reading

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IS PALLIATIVE CARE BECOMING SYNONYMOUS WITH PASSIVE EUTHANASIA?

!!!! George Washington on his death bed.   Palliative Care: A Unique Insider’s Perspective. By Father Angelo As the 21st century continues progress we are hearing more and more about “palliative care” here in the United States of America  I … Continue reading

Posted in BRAIN DEATH, EUTHANASIA, HEALTH CARE, LIBERALISM, LIFE ISSUES, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, MORAL RELATIVISM, ORGAN DONATION, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATIVISM, SCIENCE AND ETHICS, THE RIGHT TO LIFE | Tagged , | 1 Comment

WE NEED TO FAST FOR THREE HOURS BEFORE RECEIVING HOLY COMMUNION

!!!! Pope Francis celebrates the Eucharist during Mass at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome Photo:CNS     As one who grew up in the discipline of the Church that required me to abstain from food and drink … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, LITURGY, SACRED LITURGY | 1 Comment

IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD…AND THE WORD WAS GOD

!!!! Lumen Fidei: The Science of Creation and a Tale of Two Priests By Fr. Gordon J. MacRae July 24, 2013 http://thesestonewalls.com/gordon-macrae/lumen-fidei-the-science-of-creation-and-a-tale-of-two-priests/ Fr Andrew Pinsent echoes the spirit of Fr Georges Lemaitre, a father of modern cosmology who changed the … Continue reading

Posted in COSMOLOGY, CREATION, POPE BENEDICT XVI, POPE FRANCIS, SCIENCE AND ETHICS, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST | 1 Comment

THE BLACK LEADERSHIP IS MORALLY BANKRUPT

!!!! Shelby Steele July 21, 2013, 7:38 p.m. ET The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment Black leaders weren’t so much outraged at injustice as they were by the disregard of their own authority. By SHELBY STEELE      THE WALL STREET … Continue reading

Posted in RACIAL DISCRIMINATION