Archive for March 2013

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

I often substitute-teach the 2nd grade catechism class. Today, Palm Sunday, we drew pictures of Jesus as King, and then on the back side pictures of Jesus “ecce Homo” during His Passion, crowned with thorns. I really liked their pictures! As you can tell from their drawings of Jesus, girls and boys are not interchangeable!… (read more)

The Catholic Disneyland that is St Mary’s in Pine Bluff

“Call To Action” apparently strategizing how to force Catholic churches to employ anti-Catholic activists

Do you remember Ruth Kolpack, the “Call to Action” dissent group member whom Bishop Morlino had removed from a parish staff position due to her support for “women’s ordination” and “gay marriage”? Infuriated, Call to Action “community organized” protests, and launched into media noisemaking. Recently I found two videos on YouTube that suggest Ruth Kolpack… (read more)

Absolutely and completely priceless

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist react to the appearance of white smoke: Closer to home, the Sinsinawa Dominicans’ reaction seems to have been, in fact, beautifully similar: A note to our facebook fans from Prioress Mary Ellen Gevelinger, OP: “Habemus Papam! The vision of Pope Francis, bowing his head to receive… (read more)

Bishop Swain speaks out after Catholic insurance co. adds contraceptive coverage

God Bless Pope Francis

A surprise to be sure! Few people will have any preconceived notions about this Argentine Jesuit Holy Father. A humble man, clear in the Faith, someone able to reform what needs reformed, but anything but overbearing. A Holy Father so different from our so beloved Benedict, precisely the same orthodoxy but with different strengths and… (read more)

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