Posts filed under Sister Simone Campbell

Sister Simone: good on immigration, but what does she believe about abortion?

My friend Jeanne who did a pro-life and religious freedom protest of the Nuns on the Bus stop in Janesville with me and then went with me to the formerly-Catholic Holy Wisdom Monastery where Sister Simone was scandalously giving a reflection at their Ash Wednesday service and headlining another event there, sent me a link… (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)

Fr Sternberg to study in Rome, newspaper features new Catholics, Scott Jablonski ordained a deacon

As I noted a while back, my posts are going to be more infrequent for a few months. I wanted to post at least a few good news items! Father Eric Sternberg has announced on his blog that he’s leaving the associate pastor and Director of Student Ministries post at St Paul’s University Catholic Center…. (read more)

Journalist covers Sister Simone at Holy Wisdom–and the Catholic obejctions

I have been very busy; these articles were online on Thursday and Friday but here they are now finally on my blog. In the newspaper was Doug Erickson’s article covering Sister Simone’s talk at the Faith-Labor breakfast at Holy Wisdom Monastery on Thursday morning, in which for instance we learn what she thinks of the… (read more)

Religion reporter Doug Erickson’s 2012 Word of the Year: Indifferentism

Now, when the Diocese of Madison tweets a Wisconsin State Journal Article and posts it to facebook, that’s a pretty good kudos. Doesn’t happen real often, but today they posted religion reporter Doug Erickson’s good article highlighting and explaining the Catholic term “religious indifferentism”. The end of 2012 brought with it lists of words and… (read more)

The Rosary Rally in the newspaper, a Beatitudes-type blessing from the Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Wisconsin State Journal ran two articles by religion reporter Doug Erickson in yesterday’s Sunday edition, one on the Capitol Rosary Rally and one on Bishop Morlino’s defense of Paul Ryan as someone with a faithful understanding of Catholic social teaching. I was interviewed August 29th and my photo accompanies the Paul Ryan article in… (read more)

Soros-funded “Faith in Public Life” handling PR for “Nuns on the Bus”

After going to see the Nuns on the Bus in Janesville, WI, I found on facebook a video the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters had recorded of Sr Simone Campbell earlier the same day, in which Sr Simone described candidly that “we asked for help in DC, and our colleagues, all the big players, they came together… (read more)

Nuns on the Bus visit Sinsinawa and Janesville

Recently the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a long awaited doctrinal assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an official Church organization consisting of the leaders of most (but not all) of the communities of active religious sisters in the United States. One point of concern was the association of the… (read more)

Roundup of St Mary’s Platteville blog commentary

The drama of St Mary’s parish in Platteville has received interest and comment from Catholics all around the country. The polarization within the Church is everywhere and people want to know who’s right or wrong and what happens when it comes to a head. I thought I’d draw attention to some of the most notable… (read more)

State Journal anti-Catholic? My own experience

The Diocese of Madison has a statement in regards to bad Wisconsin State Journal reporting. Statement of the Diocese of Madison, regarding coverage of the delicate situation in Platteville, in the Wisconsin State Journal This past weekend, the Wisconsin State Journal chose to run a story on the sad events surrounding the closing of St…. (read more)

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