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About abyssum

I am a retired Roman Catholic Bishop, Bishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas

MUSINGS OF A 70+ YEAR OLD CURMUDGEON THAT RESONATE WITH THIS 94 YEAR OLD RETIRED BISHOP

Musings of an Old Curmudgeon The musings and meandering thoughts of a crotchety old man as he observes life in the world and in a small, rural town in South East Nebraska. My Pledge-Nulla dies sine linea-Not a day with … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF GOMORRAH, Part Two of a Review

{ ABYSSUM } Matthew Cullinan Hoffman is an essayist, journalist, and author whose articles have appeared in numerous publications worldwide, both secular and Catholic, including the Wall Street Journal, London Sunday Times, Detroit News, New York Daily News, LifeSiteNews, Catholic … Continue reading

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MY PREDICTION: THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS NEXT OCTOBER ON THE WORLDS YOUTH, DOMINATED BY LGBTG CARDINALS AND ENCOURAGED BY FRANCIS WILL SEEK TO MAKE THE LGBTG AGENDA OFFICIALLY THE CHURCH’S AGENDA

CHURCH NEWS FEATURED Push For Greater Acceptance of Homosexual Unions Continues in German Church Maike Hickson  January 19, 2018 {Abyssum } Since the beginning of this year, there seems to be an intensification of progressivist activity within the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF THE LGBTG MAFIA IN POSITIONS OF POWER IN THE VATICAN CURIA IS BEING FLAUNTED MORE AND MORE

Pope Francis Prompts Outrage With Accusations Against Clerical Sex Abuse Victims Steve Skojec January 19, 2018 { abyssum } In stunning new comments made during his visit to South America this week, Pope Francis has attacked the credibility of victims of … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EFFORTS TO CORRECT THE IMMIGRATION MESS GIVEN TO THE NATION BY THE OBAMACRATS

  3 Out of 4 Convicted Terrorists Came to U.S. Legally Via Current Immigration System JANUARY 17, 2018 Illustrating the national security threats created by the nation’s immigration system, the overwhelming majority of individuals convicted of terrorism are foreigners who … Continue reading

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Today’s little dose of satire to help you keep your sanity in the midst of all the insanity the day brings.

Eccles and Bosco is saved How a pope should give out medals Posted: 18 Jan 2018 04:17 AM PST This is the latest instalment in our self-help guide “How to be a good pope”, designed to help those of our … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF GOMORRAH – Part One of a Review

{I have begun to read this book and will devote several posts in the coming weeks as a review of the book, inspired by the Lord who gave me the Latin word  curvatrix; the word in Latin is literally a woman who … Continue reading

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IT IS EASIER TO ENCOUNTER GOD IN THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS THAN IN THE NOVUS ORDO MASS WHERE TOO OFTEN THE PRIEST GETS IN THE WAY RATHER THAN FACILITATE THE ENCOUNTER

‘I discovered the beauty of the Roman Rite’: An Interview with Rev. Cassian Folsom, OSB Julian Kwasniewksi January 18, 2018 { ABYSSUM }   This interview was conducted in person during a retreat given by Fr. Cassian in Chicago for … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS READING AMORIS LAETITIA

  hat tip: ed hummel

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THOSE WHO DENY THE EXISTENCE OF HELL ARE DESTINED TO DISCOVER, TO THEIR EVERLASTING REGRET, THAT IT EXISTS

The Reality of Hell and the Fear of God: Banished from a Church Near You Peter Kwasniewski January 17, 2018 OnePeterFive In my article “The Fifty-Year Descent to Footnote 351: Our Progressive Desensitization to the Most Holy Eucharist,” I spoke … Continue reading

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