Bishop Tobin: “Don’t Go to Mass When Conditions Are Dangerous”

The snow, it's still falling....  and the Eastern Seaboard seems particularly affected by this latest blast of winter weather.In Providence, Rhode Island, freezing temperatures and wind gusts will result in wind chills of 0 to -10 today.  Snow will break out again Saturday afternoon, with an expected 1" to 3" of new snow falling on Saturdy, and another 3" to 5" on Sunday.  Sunday's wind gusts may reach 35-55 miles per hour, with potentially widespread power outages and mild to moderate co … [Read more...]

EWTN Gets Its Day in Court

February 4, 2015.  Mark your calendar.  That's the day when oral arguments will be heard in the Eternal Word Television Network's case against the HHS Mandate.The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is defending EWTN in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in its media advisory called EWTN "a Catholic network whose sole purpose is to spread the word of God," and noted that EWTN must fight for the right to remain faithful to the very religious message it advances.If they were to lose, E … [Read more...]

R.I.P. Father Groeschel, Good and Faithful Servant (UPDATED)

Father Benedict Groeschel, CFR has gone home to God.It's not a surprise:  We'd heard reports of his recent fall, which injured the same arm that had been injured ten years ago in an auto accident.  Doctors who treated him for this most recent injury chose not to repair the damage, fearing that he could not survive surgery in his weakened state; so he was sent home in a great deal of pain.  At 11:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, Father Groeschel slipped away, homebound at last.I wrote about Fat … [Read more...]


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