Archive for April 2012

Beautiful, Brave and Kind Shepherd

Catholics here have been abuzz about Bishop Morlino’s letter, posted on the diocesan website, to parishioners at St Mary’s in Platteville who revolted against their priests, resulting now in the closing of the parish school which is now in financial straits. The priests belong to the traditional Secular Institute, the Society of Jesus Christ the… (read more)

Cardinal Dolan at Holy Hill!

(welcome visitors from thePulp.It, a great site!) I spent yesterday at beautiful Holy Hill, the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, for a Mass of Thanksgiving with Cardinal Dolan. Oh my goodness what a wonderful day. I don’t drive, but when I mentioned it to my friend Jeanne (whom I have… (read more)

A field important to Wisconsin

I was wandering through the Wisconsin State Capital Building today, and in some upper corridors there are painted ceiling decorations depicting various fields important to Wisconsin, from Carpentry to Poetry. I believe these were probably done in the nineteen-teens, when the building was completed. Each set of decorations surrounds a light fixture, with a painted… (read more)

Bring on the “pandemonium”

Is it true?! The happy buzz, not yet confirmed by official Vatican sources, is that Bishop Fellay of the Society of Saint Pius X, the group of traditional priests that protested certain Vatican II teachings and the Novus Ordo Mass and split away from full Communion with the Church, has, following clarifications, signed and delivered… (read more)

From Camp Gray to a gray habit

Theresa “Mo-T” Wilks is a staff member at the Diocese of Madison’s Camp Gray, who wants to join the good and growing Order of the Franciscan Sisters of the Martyr St George, based in Alton, IL. She has already been accepted, but, as is not uncommon, she has a significant amount of student loan debt,… (read more)

The Beatitudes

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