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About abyssum

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

BRAVO, FATHER RICHARD PEROZICH, MAY YOUR TRIBE INCREASE

  “Most Courageous” Parish Priest . . . Plans To Start Retired Life As “Hermit Monk” In Maui 21 June 2017 – By DEXTER DUGGAN   A veteran clergyman described by an admirer as “the most courageous priest in our … Continue reading

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IT’S DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN

The New Barbarism is the Old Normal by charliej373 By Charlie Johnston   “How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!” – Luke 13:34   To be a serious … Continue reading

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YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS

POSTED BY FR. GORDON J. MACRAE ON JUNE 21, 2017 5 COMMENTS THESE STONE WALLS On the Island of Guam, Is the Eighth Commandment Discarded? Save A prayer is offered for a falsely accused priest at the London prison cell of St Thomas More … Continue reading

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FATHERS, THE FATE OF YOUR CHILDREN IS IN YOUR HANDS IN THIS TIME OF CRISIS IN THE CHURCH AND WORLD

IF DAD TAKES FAITH IN GOD SERIOUSLY, SO WILL HIS CHILDREN  https://www.romancatholicman.com/dad-takes-faith-god-seriously-will-children/ Fr Richard HeilmanJune 19, 2016 “And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before Me for the … Continue reading

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THE FOUR CARDINALS SEND ANOTHER LETTER TO FRANCIS, SO FAR THERE IS ONLY SILENCE ON THE PART OF FRANCIS

Settimo Cielodi Sandro Magister  20 giu 17 Another Letter From the Four Cardinals To the Pope. This Too With No Response   * Seven months on from the “dubia,” Pope Francis has received midway through this spring another letter from … Continue reading

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REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST, III

Memory: Human and Divine Fr. Paul Scalia THE CATHOLIC THING SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017 What he did at supper seated, Christ ordained to be repeated, His memorial ne’er to cease. (From Lauda Zion, Sequence for Corpus Christi) Have you outsourced your … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU GOT AN INVALID MARRIAGE IN THE CIRCLE OF YOUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS?

HOW TO ACT TOWARD INVALIDLY MARRIED CATHOLICS 06/16/2017 at 11:15 AM Posted by Mary Anne Hackett Concerned Catholics of Illinois Editor’s Note:  This article has been recommended on several websites.  Written in the 1950’s, it is suggested as a response to the … Continue reading

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ALAS, POOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, I KNEW IT WELL, HORATIO !!!

Cardinal Blase Cupich Claire Chretien / LifeSiteNews Claire Chretien   [ Emphasis and {commentary} in red type by Abyssum ] NEWSCATHOLIC CHURCH, FAITH, FREEDOM, POLITICS – U.S., POLITICS – WORLD Thu Jun 15, 2017 – 9:19 am EST Fireworks at U.S. Bishops’ meeting as Francis-appointed … Continue reading

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DEFENDING ISLAM IN THE NAME OF TOLERANCE BETRAYS THE TRUTH

  Jesuit Father Henri Boulad. (www.cathkathcatt.ch) { Yes, Virginia, there actually are a few good Jesuits in the Church and in the world.} [Emphasis and {commentary} in red type by Abyssum ] .   JUN. 15, 2017 The National Catholic … Continue reading

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WOW! THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL I JUST HAD TO POST IT!

This is a photo of Bishop Richard Umbers, 46, auxiliary bishop of Sydney (the youngest bishop in Australia and the first born in the 1970’s) from the Opus Dei prelature,  celebrating a pontifical extraordinary form of the Roman Rite Mass … Continue reading

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