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For the person who hit this blog looking for the question "Who is Ggoose" on Google: Could be me ... could be.
A recent opportunity has caused me to take stock of this blog and everything I write on it. I have noticed what my focus tends to be and collected some of what I consi
Suggesting liberal Catholics leave for the Episcopal church
Fr. McBrien defends the institutional church
Do Episcopalians really find it insulting that a "conservative" Catholic might recommend to a "liberal" Catholic to become Episcopalian? After all isn't it "Catholic Light" as I heard so many times when I was
A point on blogs
An entry on this blog returns #5 on a search for "Catholic Church Easter Vigil" behind two WikiPedia entries, a Catholic.com page and two CatholicCulture.org pages ... that puts me in high profile company for a Catholic topic ...
The same entry is:
By the way, the Catholic Church still teaches Catholicism
NEWS FLASH: Church teachings remain the same ... AGAIN
Shared communion ban with non-Catholics reaffirmed - Not gonna change folks ... Learn what it means to be "in communion" with the Church.
Pope tells lawmakers to vote with church - Something about non-negotiable items
Some reading for the day
(+)A couple of interesting items over on HMS ...
Greg Popcak is having a private email discussion with Fr. Morris, the Fox News commentator who responded in his column to Sean Hannity's smackdown of HLI President Fr. Euteneuer over Hannity's vocal support of contraception.Its a
I love looking at searches that index my blog
catholic church mmbership
Number NINE baby for misspelling membership ...
I have been indexed high for various phrases including "chruch" as well. Also I was near the top at one point on "excuses to avoid the in-laws" although my ranking has slipped tremend
Another Why I Became a Catholic
Why I Became a Catholic referenced by Amy WelbornIn a nutshell, through a long period of study and reflection I simply became convinced that the Catholic Church really was founded by Jesus, grown from a small mustard seed into a mighty tree, as he promised it would. In studying Catholic doctrine, w
Wyoming priest denies communion to Lesbian couple
Wyoming church limits lesbian pair
This story has been increasingly appearing on Google News searches involving the Catholic Church which typically indicates it is picking up steam in some circles ...
From another article on the matter“It’s surprising that it’s so specific and
Pope Ignores Protests to Restore Latin Mass
Pope Ignores Protests to Restore Latin Mass -- See article here
This caught my eye the other day but I haven't been following the hubbub so I didn't comment on it. Fortunately others have commented .... This in particular struck me:Catholic publishers in Rome are preparing new e
Finding out the water isn't so warm ...
A Convert's ManifestoWhat has been very instructive for me in the almost 2 years of being a Catholic - and a blogger - was to see how easy it is to go wrong, to become fanatical on the left or the right, how to , as John Paul II. said, to think that a piece of the pie is the whole pie. Another
The District (DC) Needs a Law to Protect the Need to Breast-Feed
Found this interesting link on HMS
A Right for Moms and Babies
I am curious ... are there women out there getting arrested for breastfeeding in public? In these United States?
Widgets, whapping, what, womens ordination, whippish!!!
(+)What widgets do you hate?
The ones that ask me to buy stuff ... especially stuff that happens to be contrary to the faith. Also pages with actual songs are irritating. Playlists I like ...
(+)Tradition and Traditionalism: The Theological Critique
1938 Talbot-Lago T150-C Lago Speciale Teardrop Coupé by Figoni et Falaschi
I was watching the teli last night and there was a million dollar cars auction show. I got rare chills from seeing a car I had never seen before. After that I was convinced I had found one of the most beautiful cars ever made ... it is a beauty. See for yourself.
If you look
Always love good news on the seminarian front
From Mark Shea ... Good news!
The DC archdiocese and Baltimore archdiocese have hit us up recently for donations. Why? Their seminaries are bursting at the seams.
A couple of notes from HMS
(+)GERMAN BISHOP'S REMARKS ON AT-HOME MOTHERHOOD AND DAYCARE CONTROVERSIAL
(+)CONDOMS NOT WORKING IN BOTSWANA - IMPORTANT!
I wonder how many years before the wisdom of the ages thwarts so called modern ideas. If only they knew that society has been there and done that ... over
Eroding rights for the free expression of speech and/or religion?
Leave it to the Ninth Circuit ....
NINTH CIRCUIT DECLARES RIGHT OF GOVERNMENT TO CENSOR THE TERMS "NATURAL FAMILY," "MARRIAGE" & "FAMILY VALUES"The court concluded that municipalities have a right to literally dictate what form an employee's speech m
New bishop in Lake Charles
.... and if this is any indication then Lake Charles is blessed indeed.
See Catholics look forward to new Bishop
Virtual chruches tour
A few items worth "looking" at
(+)Miraculous image in Columbia
... and a trio from The Cafeteria Is Closed
(+)Window, Sts. Peter and Paul, San Francisco
(+)Houston Cathedral nearing completion
(+)A new altar decoration in Redemptoris Mater chapel
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