Kentucky Woman “Ordained” As Priest…

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... Ordained, in quotes. Just calling yourself something doesn't make it so. You can call me "Your Majesty" all you want but it won't make me Queen of the Internet. Without wasting more mental energy than this story deserves, I'll just point out the sad obvious fact that this is really about obedience and humility and Rosemarie Smead's lack of it. … [Read more...]

The Prevalence of Latin Masses In Buenos Aires Proves Nothing…

... There seems to be some confusion existing as to whether Bergoglio was "friendly" or not to the Latin mass in his old diocese of Buenos Aires. Some say he was open to it while others claim he was outright hostile to the prospect. This supposed hostility and preference for simpler liturgical styles is being used to paint Pope Francis as liturgical dance-y and an enemy to all things traditional.Trying to judge whether Pope Francis loves, hates, or is indifferent to the Latin based on … [Read more...]

Sowing Seeds of Doubt, Darth Vader Is Not Impressed…

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... My word. You'd never know it's still Easter, the most joyous liturgical time of the year, and that Lent was over judging by all the wailing and gnashing of teeth.I've had to give up reading some of my most favorite blogs. The stink of the novusordoist disease is everywhere and there's nowhere to go? Pope Francis is destroying the Church? The very idea exudes a heartbreaking lack of hope and Catholics are anything but hopeless.Please, stop it. Everyone. Just stop. The spiritual … [Read more...]

Shallow Definitions of Beauty, The Pope is Not Impressed…

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... Beauty and ornamentation are not the same thing. You can have a stunningly beautiful liturgy without a drop of ornamentation. Just ask the Carthusians, Trappists, or other ascetic religious orders.Yes, I am a visual person and have referred to myself as a Catholic magpie... Oooo, shiny. I need the ornamentation to keep me focused, but not everyone does. And just because a church isn't Baroque-d out doesn't mean the liturgy is necessarily "ugly" or less reverent. Also, the Eucharist … [Read more...]

A friendly PSA regarding “reserved” seats in Church…

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... It's Christmas Eve so don't be one those jerk holes that camp out in the pews hours before mass starts, spreading out coats and purses to "reserve" the pew for your entire family. There are no reserve seats. If you do, expect to be scowled at disapprovingly. … [Read more...]

In case you were dying to know how the LCWR went…

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... It was a smash hit.Photo source: "Barbara Marx Hubbard smiled as women religious welcomed her to the stage with a dance." … [Read more...]

Against the rumors – Fr. Arnaud Rostand discusses rumors, open attacks, and the state of the SSPX at large…

Fr. Arnaud Rostand (USA District Superior) sat down with Angelus Press’ editor, James Vogel, to discuss the current situation between Rome and the SSPX. No subject was left off the table. From rumors, to open attacks, to the state of the SSPX at large, and in the USA District - this interview covers everything.PART 1: Part 1 examines the state of the SSPX in the United States, as well as the history of discussions with the Vatican authorities, and discussing some of the rumors related to a … [Read more...]

“We cannot be Catholic and not accept the Second Vatican Council” …

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Can you guess what this is…

yes, but what is it?

... I'll give you a hint. It makes Baby Jesus cry.But wait! There's more. … [Read more...]


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