Sola Psyche and the Sacramental Economy … from the awesome St. Catherine of Siena Institute. The seven sacraments–including the sacrament of Holy Orders–are the normative way in which Jesus gives us his life. Yes, it’s true that “We are bound by the sacraments, but God is not” and so a Catholic should not presume to [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27481.html

Every development of doctrine spawns a conservative heresy or schism as well as liberal ones Most recently, developments in the area of ecumenism and the dignity of the human person have spawned conservative schismatics like the SSPX and well as all the New Age froot loops types. T’was the same in the New Testament period. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27482.html

Jesuits: Redefining the Missionary Task for the 21st Century! A reader informs me that the Jesuit Urban Center was voted the best place in Boston to meet gays by Boston Magazine! I bet, (to paraphrase the lawyer of one of his victims) if he weren’t a damned pervert, Paul Shanley would be voted their hero. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27483.html

Bloody hell His father committed suicide when he was 12. Geoghan took this boy out for ice cream to “minister” to him and then sexually abused him. Ora pro nobis! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27484.html

APA rejects move to normalize pedophilia… …for now. You think the first attempt to normalize homosexual practice was successful? You think they people pushing for it gave up after one failure? You wanna buy the Brooklyn Bridge? [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27485.html

More on 19th Century Thinking As the story below makes clear, many Catholics are also still stuck in the 19th and early 20th Century in assuming that the structures erected then are still doing the job for which they were erected. They aren’t. With the exception of a *very* few schools, most Catholics college are, [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27486.html

Trading our Birthright for a Pot of Message John Dunlap on AmChurch Academe’s teenage demand for childhood privileges and adult rights. 35 years ago, the American Church said, “Gimme the keys to the car, old man! And stop telling me what to do!” It started sneaking out of the house at night, growing sullen and [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27487.html

Villain Supply.com: Your Online Source for Everything Evil [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27488.html

Speaking of which… One of the saddest omissions from the Protestant canon of Scripture since the Reformation was the loss of the book of Wisdom. Full of… well… wisdom it was a big influence on New Testament and patristic thought and was the source of one of the most remarkably prophetic passage in the Old [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27489.html

The Nightingale Alliance… still busy opposing assisted suicide and euthanasia. And God help them in the fight. Attn: short-sighted Boomers. Support euthanasia today, and your kids will be happy to avail themselves of it tomorrow when you get too old to change the Beatles CD yourself. You can’t say Roe v. Wade hasn’t taught anything [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27490.html

If you enjoy things Medieval Check out this site devoted to the medieval Corpus Christi play. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27491.html

Wow! Thanks! I’m really grateful to all you folks who answered my bleat about financial support for Catholic apostolates yesterday! You guys not only responded with moolah but with some rather sensible ideas for doing a quarterly pledge drive and so forth. This seems to me to be an organized way of approaching the problem, [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27492.html


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