Greeley on the National Review Board Or what I refer to as the Dumb Pointless Toothless National Review Board set up by or incompetent ninny bishops with the mandate to “Stop us before we lie, stonewall and mismanage again. And remember: you are accountable to us!” We need holy bishops, not Clinton lawyers and partial [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26620.html

Speaking of which… This is sort of cathartic to read …. This is from the Roman Pontifical of Pope Benedict XI (Tertia Pars, Mecklenburg 1862, pp.114f). The rubrics are in square brackets. The Degradation of a Bishop [If the degradandus be an archbishop, the degrading prelate removes his pallium, saying:] We deprive thee of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26623.html

Speaking of which… This is sort of cathartic to read …. This is from the Roman Pontifical of Pope Benedict XI (Tertia Pars, Mecklenburg 1862, pp.114f). The rubrics are in square brackets. The Degradation of a Bishop [If the degradandus be an archbishop, the degrading prelate removes his pallium, saying:] We deprive thee of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26622.html

It’s beginning to look a lot like overreach… Everywhere you go. Dunno what Canterbury will do, but worldwide Anglicanism is starting to look like a bunch of Ents who have pretty much had it with Saruman, judging from the stuff the Web Elves are posting. Here’s hoping. We Catholics have been going through a spasm [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26625.html

It’s beginning to look a lot like overreach… Everywhere you go. Dunno what Canterbury will do, but worldwide Anglicanism is starting to look like a bunch of Ents who have pretty much had it with Saruman, judging from the stuff the Web Elves are posting. Here’s hoping. We Catholics have been going through a spasm [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26624.html

Gotta love those Africans Don’t want your kid to receive Catholic education? Don’t send ‘em to Catholic schools. I remember a Lutheran lady my wife talked to years ago who was very upset because her daughter was coming home from the Catholic school they sent her to and reciting the Hail Mary. Uh, lady…. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26627.html

Gotta love those Africans Don’t want your kid to receive Catholic education? Don’t send ‘em to Catholic schools. I remember a Lutheran lady my wife talked to years ago who was very upset because her daughter was coming home from the Catholic school they sent her to and reciting the Hail Mary. Uh, lady…. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26626.html

A reader sez Personally I can’t imagine a more perfect first week on the job. A homerun homily at his installation followed by action (changing lead counsel and now this) at long last there is hope in Boston!! You go, Bish! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26629.html

A reader sez Personally I can’t imagine a more perfect first week on the job. A homerun homily at his installation followed by action (changing lead counsel and now this) at long last there is hope in Boston!! You go, Bish! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26628.html

On this Feast of St. Dominic… Top Ten Reasons to Join the Dominican Order 10. Everyone looks better wearing black and white. (Not necessarily good, but better.) 9. It adds depth and resonance to all those great Jesuit jokes. 8. November is Party Month! (St. Martin de Porres, Nov. 3; All Dominican Saints, Nov. 7; [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26631.html

On this Feast of St. Dominic… Top Ten Reasons to Join the Dominican Order 10. Everyone looks better wearing black and white. (Not necessarily good, but better.) 9. It adds depth and resonance to all those great Jesuit jokes. 8. November is Party Month! (St. Martin de Porres, Nov. 3; All Dominican Saints, Nov. 7; [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26630.html

Well, we got outta *there* in time Here’s hoping the Siena Institute survives plague and pestilence. Here in Washington we don’t go in for that whole Old Testament judgment thing. Sherry, I hear lamb’s blood on the lintels and doorposts does wonders. [Read more...]

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