Monthly Archives: June 2013

Fourteenth Century Catholicism in a Dead Language?

Yes, I look at the “progressive” point of view as well as everyone else’s. The so-called Enlightened Catholicism blog has done a trashing job on the traditionalists by contrasting the way Benedict XVI hoped to deal with the Society of … Continue reading

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Peter the Fisherman

Tomorrow, we celebrate the feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. I look at Peter the Fisherman who was made a “fisher of men”. In particular, one may wonder what kind of boat he had to earn his living. … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Ordination Anniversary

I refer you to my posting of last year, Nativity of Saint John the Baptist and Anniversary of Priestly Ordination for photos and other information. Fifteen years seem to have some significance. I ask your prayers on this feast of Saint … Continue reading

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Another Nibble at Christian Anarchism

It’s not the first time I have brought this subject up (Christian Anarchism and a very recent one, The Mustard Seed), and this is a hotly debated subject. The word anarchism has a very negative ring, implying the mindless ideology of a … Continue reading

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Hooked like a Fish!

I remember as a child reading a comic in which a cartoon cat used fishing tackle to catch a mouse. The cat threatens the mouse with great delight – “I’m going to hook you. When I get you, I’ll reel … Continue reading

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Valid but Irregular?

I have been getting some new responses to an earlier article, Vagante Bishops and Aping Rome, about a small number of individuals who get themselves ordained and consecrated bishops by prelates on whom they count for getting themselves recognised as valid … Continue reading

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The Mustard Seed

Most of us reading this kind of blog are familiar with the various Kingdom Parables in the Gospel. Some are easier to interpret than others. In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus gives the meaning. The mustard seed is the … Continue reading

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