SVNDAY EDITION

The Mystery of the Antichrist . . .what or who is the Antichrist?  Is he alive today, was he a historical figure, or perhaps he’s yet to be born?  Does he signal the end of the world?  Jimmy Akin & Dom Bettinelli

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SATVRDAY EDITION

We Can’t Celebrate Asia Bibi’s Acquittal Until We Know She’s Safe

. . .her ordeal suggests the rule of law is breaking down in Pakistan. . .

by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Ph.D.,

of Catholic Herald

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FRIDAY EDITION

5 of the Most Beautiful, Awe-Inspiring Cemeteries in the World

. . .these magnificent graveyards, while associated with grief and sadness, impart a feeling of great hope. . .
by Vittoria Traverso,

of Aleteia

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Cringeworthy Narcissistic Jesuit Homosexualist Prayer from Fr. James Martin . . .Jesuit-run Amerika is spamming people with a narcissistic Jesuit homosexualist prayer composed by Martin. . . by Father John Zuhlsdrof, of Fr. Z’s Blog Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Courage

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Fr. James Martin Says There Is “Not Currently” a Catholic Rite That Recognizes Same-Sex Relationships . . .almost from the very beginning, Martin said:  Sadly, many people still believe that people choose their sexual orientation.  Despite the testimony of almost every psychiatrist, psychologist,

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Marc Cardinal Ouellet: Church Needs to Fight “Extreme Masculinity” . . .the sight of Catholic cardinals scrambling over themselves to chase the spirit of the age is not only disconcerting–its ridiculous & sad. . . by Father Dwight Longenecker Live Perpetual Adoration

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Why Catholic Teaching is ‘Increasingly Embarrassing’ to Church Leaders; Part II

. . .“The fundamental point to make is this:  we have an official theology that no longer treats the unconverted nature of the world as living under the dominion of the devil, & so inevitably in a state of spiritual war against Christ & His Church”. . .

by Edward Pentin

of the National Catholic Register

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VVEDNESDAY SCARY EDITION

. . .it’s a shocking & ultimately sad story:  The Catholic University of America has summarily suspended William Rainford, dean of its school of social work, simply for tweeting his disbelief in. . .Julie Swetnick, the least believable of the three women who emerged during the last days of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s protracted confirmation hearing to accuse him of decades-old sexual wrongdoing. . .

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TVESDAY EDITION

These Catholic Colleges are Boasting Record Enrollment Numbers . . .families are increasingly realizing the value of academic excellence rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition. . . by Kelly Salmon, of Aleteia Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Fr. James

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

“You Catholics Don’t Like People Like Me. . .” . . .I am getting tired of some people who ‘broad-brush-stroke’ people into groups defining them solely by their association with their religion, politics, etc.  Let’s just say it is rampant everywhere in

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

The Great Schism That Could Pull the European Union Apart . . .Europe is once again divided – this time between liberalism’s defenders in the west & north, & states in the south & east who increasingly reject it. . . by

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SVNDAY EDITION

The Wigan Teacher Who Bore the Stigmata
. . .her Cause is currently stalled, but bishops are taking a renewed interest in Teresa Higginson. . .
by Simon Caldwell,
of Catholic Herald

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FRIDAY EDITION

. . .the reform of the Divine Office in the Roman rite ordered by the Second Vatican Council, & which took place between 1964 & 1971, was just as drastic & thoroughgoing as the reform of the Mass that resulted in the 1970 Roman Missal under Pope St. Paul VI, commonly referred to as the “ordinary form” of the Roman Rite today. . .

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The Catholic Herald is Launching in America

. . .will celebrate the riches of Catholicism & promote accountability in the Church. . .

by William Cash,

of Catholic Herald

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Why Catholic Teaching Is ‘Increasingly Embarrassing’ to Church Leaders, Part I . . .philosophy professor Thomas Pink explains why forgetting that we live in a fallen, unconverted world of largely unbaptized people has led many Church leaders to falsely believe the Church

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TVESDAY EDITION

Contemporary Life Is Not Just Unreal—It’s Irreal

. . .you look over your fence and see your neighbor in his backyard, with a big pot over a roaring fire.  Clouds of steam are rising from it, & they bring to you the sharp sweet smell of something cooking, something you know very well, but somehow it doesn’t fit the scene. . .

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MONDAY EDITION

. . .no, I assume, despite some language to the contrary in a follow-up tweet, that Fr. Martin does not mean to impugn penance by an innocent person on behalf of another in general.  Rather, since he is careful to limit his opinion to “this case,” he seems to hold that, given the widespread & grave nature of these particular sins of the clergy (& he seems to be thinking of more than the sexual sins that I chiefly have in mind here), penance by the innocent laity is, based on these facts, “simply wrong” because it would “victimize people all over again,” as he added in the follow-up to the tweet already quoted.  It is this opinion with which I take issue. . .

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SVNDAY EDITION

. . .moral relativism has replaced a belief in sin within our culture, which is something that needs to be reversed if we ever hope to achieve a more loving, generous, & merciful society. . .

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SATVRDAY EDITION

A Case for Daily Mass in Catholic Schools
. . .if we are serious about passing on the Christian faith in a meaningful way to the next generation, who I’m told are fleeing like millennials from Facebook, daily mass attendance is a beautiful way to engage their hearts & imaginations. . .

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FRIDAY EDITION

The Veiled Virgin: Another Miracle of Transparent Marble

. . .while marble busts of veiled women were quite popular in the 19th century, Strazza’s Veiled Virgin was deemed “a perfect gem of art”. . .
by Daniel Esparza,

of Aleteia

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Fr. John Barth, Maryknoller Missionary in Africa
. . .The Good News is shared with people who need some good news in their lives for a change. . .
by Jim Graves,
of the National Catholic Register

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Why Women Are Wearing a Chapel Veil Again

. . .a resurgence in the optional devotion of wearing a mantilla, or chapel veil, has many people in the pew scratching their heads.  Why would women, especially younger women, return to a practice that is described as submissive & subordinate?  The answer to this question lies in the motivation leading to the devotion. . .

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Synod on Young People: VVednesday Edition

Is the Youth Synod’s Final Document Already Written?
. . .Pentin said some sources had indicated that the final document’s main substance was in fact already written, hence the synod’s deep secrecy, missing mid-term report, & nebulous voting procedures. . .

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Islamists Vow to Kill a Christian Woman if a Pakistan Court Acquits Her

. . .accused of blasphemy, Asia Bibi has languished on death row in Lahore since 2010. . .

by Marlo Safi

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SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: VVEDNESDAY EDITION

. . .Msgr. Edgar Peña Parra, who has been tapped to take on the #2 role at the Vatican Secretariat of State, has become the subject of a dossier compiled by the laity in his home diocese which makes mention of possible homosexual behavior. . .

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Stigmatic, Healer, & Visionary from Michigan

. . .the modest man who many have not heard about has amazing touched the lives of tens of thousands, suffering, & healing so many of them. . .

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TVESDAY MORNING EDITION

Venerable Sandra Sabattini, a Modern Saint for Young People
. . .she continues to offer a witness through her normal yet countercultural life. . .
by Theresa Civantos Barber,
of Aleteia

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TVESDAY ANGLICAN ORDINARIATE EDITION

No Catholicism, Please, We’re British
. . .the former Archbishop of Canterbury, 2018:  The former head of the Anglican Communion has joined Richard Dawkins in attacking a policy that would allow the Catholic Church to open new schools. . .
by Rod Dreher

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SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: TVESDAY EDITION

Bishop Burns of Dallas Says He Had 3rd Party Investigate Clergy; Will Not Say if He Will Release the Report

. . .when asked if he was prepared to publicly release the unedited report from the investigation, the bishop said “it is my desire to bring something forward in the near future. . .

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Synod on Young People: Tvesday Edition

#Synod2018: Wherein Fr. Zed Rants

. . .“If I ought to write the truth, I am of the mind that I ought to flee all meetings of bishops, because I have never seen any happy or satisfactory outcome to any council. . .” – St. Gregory Nazianzus. . .

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Students want Supreme Court Catholic’s Name Removed from a Building

. . .it seems some students at the Savannah College of Art & Design wanted to make a post-Brett Kavanaugh confirmation “#MeToo” statement, & it went back in time 27 years to do it. . .

from The College Fix

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Synod of Young People: Monday Edition

Synod 2018 Concerns in a Couple of Sharp Sentences; Then Fr. Zed Rants

. . .another rigged Synod is now underway with predictable results.  All we need to know to verify that is the information that Archbishop Bruno Forte is on the drafting committee again for this confab.  He is responsible for inserting pro-LGBT propaganda in the written record of the earlier Family Synod. . .

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SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: MONDAY EDITION

How Could You, Archbishop Vigano?

. . .an excellent question.  It forces us to ask whether we have ever imagined that in praying for our shepherds we were thereby paying tribute to their rectitude & decency.  Think of the faithful whose priests, over, say, the last 30 years, have invited them to pray for John Paul our pope, or for Benedict our pope. . .

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

Quæritur: ”I Feel That My Faith is Just Being Torn Apart”
. . .if you hear a bunch of rubbish from someone, ignore it.  You can find The Faith in the pages of the Catechism of the Council of Trent & in the Catechism of the Catholic Church as well as in a number of other great sources, such as the writings of great saints, especially Doctors of the Church. . .

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SVNDAY EDITION

5 Unbelievable But True Miracles
. . .in common speech, one may call the improbable or newly discovered a miracle, but as Catholics, we know a miracle to be an extraordinary divine act of God. . .
by Billy Ryan,
of uCatholic

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SATVRDAY EDITION

Paul VI & the Canonization of Vatican II
. . .on October 14, 2018, Pope Francis will canonize Pope Paul VI as the 82nd saint among the 266 popes.  Paul VI will become only the 8th papal saint since A.D. 1000, but the 4th of the 20th century, joining Pius X, John XXIII, & John Paul II.  What are we to make of this fact? . . .

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FRIDAY EVENING EDITION

Where There Are No Children, There Are No Grown-Ups
. . .it is a truism that children need adults to help them grow up.  It is, however, less known but equally true that adults need children to help them grow into the fullness of maturity. . .

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FRIDAY MORNING EDITION

5 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Catholic . . .it might surprise you, but Catholicism in Hollywood is not as rare as you think. . . by Billy Ryan, of uCatholic Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast If You’re Bored at

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