Archive for May 2013

The Capitol Rosary Rally: it’s back, Thursday, June 20!

Thursday, June 20th at 7pm on the State Street Steps of the Capitol! There’s also an official Capitol Rosary Rally Website, which has some information, pictures and video from last year, as well as this new announcement. I believe you can click the image above for a large JPG version, or click here for a… (read more)

New Priests

On Friday there was a very beautiful ordination Mass at St. Maria Goretti Church. We have three new priests! There are short bios of them in a news release on the diocesan website. I attended Fr. Steve Petrica’s first Mass the following morning. He is a convert who had formerly been an Anglican priest (part… (read more)

Neighborhood flowers

Parish RCIA director I met at Holy Wisdom hasn’t said he doesn’t agree with them

Regular readers may remember that there was a local parish staff person present at Holy Wisdom Monastery when I went there to deliver testimonies of local parish Catholics on why Catholics shouldn’t support the place. I carefully avoided any identifying info, but reported that I also gave the testimonies to that person. Without any happiness,… (read more)

The malice of the psychologists

I’ve talked many times on my blog about my volunteer job with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul homeless program Vinnie’s Lockers. The people who come to us have all manner of troubles and ailments. Some are obvious, some non obvious. “William” first joined a couple years ago, with an unavoidably obvious one. He… (read more)

Bishop told priests, and apparently Sister Simone: don’t go to Holy Wisdom Monastery

Bishop Morlino contacted diocesan priests, and also religious, presumably including head “Nun on the Bus” Sister Simone Campbell, the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, and the Saint John’s Abbey monks, and asked them to stop going to events at the formerly Catholic Holy Wisdom Monastery. I was quoted in a newspaper article today that highlights the bishop’s… (read more)

Sursum Corda young adult weekend at Mundelein

A member of Juventutem Michigan, an organization of young Catholics interested in the Traditional Latin Mass (which, he explained to me once via facebook, is “not the youth group of the most conservative pastor in town” but a group run by young adults, who organize Traditional Latin Masses and social gatherings at various parishes, celebrated… (read more)

Precious and Loveable

Some months back I saw a video (above) that showed one African-American woman’s sad and astonishing internalization of racism and specifically of the Planned Parenthood style of eugenics and of reducing the welfare rolls. The woman was at a rally supporting reelection of the first black President of the United States, when she made a… (read more)

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