Category Archives: THE SACRAMENTS

BRAVO, ARCHBISHOP SAMUEL AQUILA, MAY YOUR TRIBE INCREASE !!!

!!!! Denver Catholic file photo by Nissa LaPoint   Archbishop Samuel Aquila participates in his inaugural TeleForum event Dec. 21, 2014. His next one will be May 28. Archbishop to discuss restored order of sacraments of initiation All invited to join … Continue reading

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WE ARE IN THE CENTER OF THE EYE, THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM GETS WORSE

!!!! THE 2014 SYNOD OF BISHOPS   Between One Synod and Another, the Battle Continues The most active are the cardinals, the bishops, the theologians who want to innovate in Church doctrine and practice on marriage and homosexuality. But in … Continue reading

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CALVINISM IS ALIVE AND WELL IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TODAY AS IT WAS IN THE 16TH CENTURY

!!!!   Saint_Turibius_chapel . I agree with what Father Longenecker wrote in his article below and I disagree with what he wrote. Existing churches have been vandalized by modern Calvinist iconoclasts.  The destruction of sacred art and architecture is to … Continue reading

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THE LEGALIZATION OF SAME-SEX ‘MARRIAGE’ WAS ABOUT PROHIBITING A DEFINITION OF HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE AS NORMATIVE

!!!! January 27, 2015 The Totalitarianism of Same-Sex “Marriage” Joe Bissonnette CRISIS MAGAZINE In November of 1996 First Things hosted a symposium titled “The Judicial Usurpation of Politics” in which contributors discussed the threat to American democracy posed by the … Continue reading

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PRO-FAMILY GROUPS ARE LOSING THE MARRIAGE DEBATE BECAUSE THEY AVOID TALKING ABOUT SODOMY, INCEST, ETC

!!!! November 7, 2014 Why Pro-Family Groups are Losing the Marriage Debate Austin Ruse CRISIS MAGAZINE Brian Camenker is a rabble-rouser from Massachusetts who founded something contentiously called MassResistance, a state-based pro-family group that takes perhaps the most aggressive stance … Continue reading

Posted in CATHOLIC SCHOOLS, DIVORCE AND 'REMARRIAGE', FAMILY LIFE, HOMOSEXUALITY, LIBERALISM, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MORAL RELATIVISM, PEDOPHILIA, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POLITICAL LIFE IN AMERICA, RELATIVISM, SAME SEX ATTRACTION, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', SAVING CHILDREN, SEX EDUCATION, SEX SLAVES, SEXUALITY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE SACRAMENTS, UNCHASTITY, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , ,

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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THE SENSUS FIDELIUM SAVED THE CHURCH IN THE FOURTH CENTURY AND IT CAN DO SO AGAIN IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

!!!! John Henry Newman 20” Could respect for the papacy mean resisting the Pope? By Phil Lawler  | Oct 25, 2014 CATHOLICCULTURE.ORG   A challenging column by Ross Douthat in the New York Times prompts me to clarify my thoughts … Continue reading

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN SACRAMENTAL GRACE?

!!!! LICEITY, the legitimacy of a human act as opposed to its validity. VALIDITY, the reality of the consequences of a human act as opposed to its legitimacy. EX OPERE OPERATO, the effect of a human act is real by … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, EVANGELIZATION, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, SANCTITY, SAVING CHILDREN, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

OIKONOMIA: THE ORTHODOX CHURCH SEEMS TO PERMIT A SECOND MARRIAGE, BUT IT DOES NOT, IT CAN NOT!

!!!!                       FATHER ZUHLDORF WRITES ON HIS BLOG: The new book, Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church contains five essays of cardinals, of … Continue reading

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CANONICAL PROCEDURES CAN ALWAYS BE CHANGED; WHAT CANNOT BE CHANGED IS DIVINE LAW

!!!! Opus Dei Father Joaquin Llobell is a professor of canon law at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. – Pontifical University of the Holy Cross Read more: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/canon-law-prof-streamlining-of-annulment-process-is-welcome-if-done-properl/#ixzz3ESzrRIF8 Luis Navarro, professor of canon law at the … Continue reading

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