Category Archives: MAN

THE CHURCH’S ANNULMENT PROCESS IS ABOUT JUSTICE AND AS WE KNOW, HUMAN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IS ALMOST ALWAYS FLAWED

!!!! BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP, HAVE YOU ANY WOOLLY THOUGHTS ABOUT JUSTICE The annulment argument: a quick quide to the two sides by Dr. Edward Peters There are basically two groups agitating for annulment reform, one saying that there are too … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER FIFTEEN

!!!! Pope Pius VI with Cardinal Ottaviani on his right. Dan Herr, the former Editor of Crisis Magazine once wrote in one of his editorials, that if the Church had the same custom as the Chinese and named each year … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER 6

!!!! The Archabbey Basilica  It seems to me that in order for the reader to understand why, among all the monasteries in the United States and the world, I chose Saint Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania I need to tell … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, FAITH, LIFE ISSUES, LITURGY, MAN, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE SACRAMENTS, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD

GOD’S “I AM” SAYS IT ALL, THERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO BE SAID THAT HAS ANY MEANING APART FROM THAT REVELATION

!!!! May 18, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler I am tempted to detect more than merely accidental circumstance in the fact that the apostles chose seven men as the first deacons: “Stephen, a man full of faith and of … Continue reading

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REGARDLESS OF THE TRUTH OF KASPER’S STATEMENT, PRIESTS AND DEACONS STILL HAVE THE GRAVE OBLIGATION OF MARRIAGE PREPARATION

!!!! Does Canon 1066 amount to a coin toss? by Dr. Edward Peters     THE CODE OF CANON LAW PASTORAL CARE AND THE PREREQUISITES FOR THE CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE Can. 1063 Pastors of souls are obliged to ensure that their … Continue reading

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GILBERT KIETH CHESTERTON SAID THAT HE BECAME CATHOLIC IN ORDER TO GET RID OF HIS SINS

!!!! In classical Latin culture, a Genius was a guiding spirit given to individuals from birth (gignere), enabling them to have special insights. It can be confused with ingenium, a power from within, not one that is endowed from without. … Continue reading

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BRAVO CARLO CARDINAL CAFFARRA, MAY YOUR TRIBE INCREASE AND GROW IN POWER

!!!! Cardinal Caffarra’s firm stance on communion for “remarried”: Its approval would mean complete end of “Catholic doctrine on human sexuality” Regarding the wild proposals of Cardinal Kasper made before the last Consistory of Cardinals regarding legitimizing by way of … Continue reading

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HERE IS SOME GOOD INVESTMENT ADVICE !

!!!! Those who are in a position to do so are wise to consult an investment advisor, and at the start of Lent, it is not irreverent to say that the Lord himself is the best one. His parables are … Continue reading

Posted in FAITH, HAPPINESS, LORD AND CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE, MAN, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, RELATIVISM, SANCTITY, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , ,

I GUESS IT WAS INEVITABLE, HUMAN BEINGS WITH BARCODES, THE DEHUMANIZATION OF HUMANS IS SPEEDING UP

!!!! About the bioethics of tattoos… As a child in a small American town I used to visit a tobacco shop to buy my sweets. One hot day the quiet man behind the counter with a thick Polish accent had … Continue reading

Posted in CREATION, HEALTH CARE, HOLOCAUST, HUMAN SEXUALITY, LIFE ISSUES, MAN, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, RELATIVISM, SCIENCE AND ETHICS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , ,

WHAT AM I? WHO AM I? WHY AM I?

!!!! From time to time, programs on Public Television feature medical doctors suggesting ways to reduce the chances of various diseases. Sometimes the experts contradict one another, but at least they invoke some scientific evidence in their support. Very different … Continue reading

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