Category Archives: SIN & RECONCILIATION

SUICIDE IS PAINLESS, PERHAPS IN THIS LIFE, BUT CERTAINLY NOT IN THE NEXT

!!!! Like millions of other Americans, especially veterans of the Second World War, Vietnam and Korea, I watched almost every episode of the TV series M*A*S*H.  I enjoyed almost everything about the series, except the theme song for the series:  … Continue reading

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HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF MERCY THAT IS NOT A VIRTUE

!!!!   November 13, 2014 Theological Dissent and the Final Synod Report Bill Maguire CRISIS MAGAZINE   One of the most controversial proposals contained in the final report (Relatio Synodi) of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family is found in … Continue reading

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THERE ARE SOME COMMITMENTS, CHOICES AND ACTIONS WHICH EITHER FRACTURE OR COMPLETELY BREAK OUR COMMUNION WITH CHRIST

!!!! Pope Francis: Some “Catholics” are not really Catholics By Dr. Jeff Mirus (bio – articles – email) | Jun 24, 2014 http://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/otc.cfm?id=1207 Free eBook: Defining Issues Considering the subject of my last In Depth Analysis (Speaking clearly about dangerously … Continue reading

Posted in ANTINOMIANISM, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EXCOMMUNICATION, MORAL RELATIVISM, POPE FRANCIS, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , | 1 Comment

ONCE GERMAN BULLDOGS LATCH ONTO A BONE, THEY NEVER LET GO. e.g. MARTIN LUTHER

!!!!   Communion for the Remarried Still a Heated Debate Fresh opposition to Kasper’s ideas from Cardinal Brandmüller. And also from the vicar general of Chur and seven theologians and canonists of four countries. But in the theological faculty of … Continue reading

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GOD IS LOVE! THAT REALITY IS WHAT KEEPS FATHER TONY GOING IN NUEVO LAREDO

!!!! Photos by Elizabeth Flores/Startribune   “What was I thinking? I had way too much dinner — now, if I get shot in the gut, I’ll get peritonitis for sure.” Those words ran through my head one night in 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in FAITH, MORAL RELATIVISM, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BRAVO BISHOP ROBERT VASA FOR YOUR COURAGEOUS STAND ON HOMOSEXUALITY

!!!! Bishop Vasa: “Homosexual Behavior is Sinful” Courage, an apostolate of the Catholic Church By MARTIN ESPINOZA, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT – A former gay-porn actor who says his Catholic faith saved him from a world of pornography, homosexuality and the … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, GAY GENES, GENES AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENETIC DETERMINISM, GENETIC PREDISPOSITION, LAWRENCE V TEXAS, LIBERALISM, MORAL RELATIVISM, PEDOPHILIA, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POLITICAL LIFE IN AMERICA, POPE FRANCIS, RELATIVISM, SAME SEX ATTRACTION, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', SEX EDUCATION, SEXUALITY, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“JUDGE NOT, THAT YOU MAY NOT BE JUDGED” MEANS THAT YOU MUST JUDGE THE SIN BUT NOT THE SINNER

!!!! Cardinal Dolan and Toppling the ‘Barriers of Horror’ Created on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 16:09 Written by Luiz Sérgio Solimeo http://www.tfp.org/?utm_source=sm-tfp&utm_medium=email&utm_content=T100421&utm_campaign=tfp_newsletter “Good for him. … So I would say, ‘Bravo!’” That was Timothy Cardinal Dolan’s reaction when asked about … Continue reading

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HUMANAE VITAE REVISTED WITH A VENGEANCE

!!!! Christ and the Woman of Samaria, Paolo Veronese 1550 Why the gathering storm over divorce might be worse than was that over contraception . Interesting parallels are being suggested between, on the one hand, Paul VI’s dithering over contraception in … Continue reading

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SATAN’S AGENT, JOHN CORNWALL, IS AT IT AGAIN, THIS TIME ATTACKING SAINT POPE PIUS X

!!!! POPE PIUS X DISTRIBUTION FIRST HOLY COMMUNION How wrong is John Cornwall’s attack on Pope St. Pius X? Let me count the ways. . by Dr. Edward Peters . Warning: It always takes longer, sometimes much longer, to correct mistakes than … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, INTOLERANCE, MORAL RELATIVISM, POPE, RELATIVISM, RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION, SACRED LITURGY, SAVING CHILDREN, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

THE MOMENT OF TRUTH WILL COME FOR THE CHURCH IN OCTOBER, PRAY, PRAY, PRAY THAT WE AVOID SCHISM!

!!!!   Russian Wedding by Chagall  Synod at the Crossroads, on Second Marriages The pressure of the opinion surveys. The lesson of history. The Church’s dilemma: conform to modernity, or remain firm on “what God has joined together let no … Continue reading

Posted in ANTINOMIANISM, BISHOPS, CANON LAW, FAMILY LIFE, Freedom of Conscience, GAY 'MARRIAGE', JESUS CHRIST, LIBERALISM, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MEDIA BIAS, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POPE, POPE BENEDICT XVI, POPE FRANCIS, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, RELATIVISM, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment