Most of the reasons won’t surprise anyone, nor will it surprise anyone that those priests with well-meaning attempts to restore traditional teaching in the Church often drive people away. There are reason for that.
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“He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.”
By Bob McCauley, ND
The sound and alarm of a timer ringing in a kitchen that has been otherwise completely silent for the last forty minutes is not unlike the one a soldier experiences when a shell goes off in the trench next to him on a front that has been quiet for days. If nothing else, they make one want to hurry to somewhere safe. The dough had risen and was ready for the ovens. Through the window, Mark watched a group of brothers working on one of the pickup trucks. Laughter came faintly from where they toiled. Tools were slapped into palms that reached out from beneath the chassis, however cutters were provided when a wrench or crowbar was asked for. Finally the man on his back came out from below and began chasing the others who disappeared behind the rectory.
Yeah, he went there. The Auxiliary Bishop of Astana, Kazakstan called the Amazon Synod document racist…and it’s true. The whole mess is racist. Maybe invoking the Original Sin of the atheist world will get these bishops to see some sense. I kind of doubt it though.
It’s good that there are more bishops standing up for the truth.
Yes, it’s that time again, to remind ourselves of what the maniacs who run the world are doing in the name of compassion and womyn’s rights.
Presented below is the full text of an English translation of an interview done here with Cardinal Muller. The original is only available in Italian.
I know, I’ve been very bad about posting sources for the past couple of weeks. This is my attempt to rectify a developing bad habit.
by John Evans. You can view more of John’s work here.
You looked on me with wondering eyes
and without a word observed your smile,
reflected in the stainglass glow,
mingled in your charcoal hair.