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Priest Removed for Traditional Mass


This turned up on my news feed this week The US bishops are confused. One has had a priest removed for traditional Mass. That is to say, Bishop Walter Hurley of the Archdiocese of Saginaw, Michigan, removed Fr. Edwin Dwyer from Our Lady of Peace Parish. For trying to incorporate more traditional elements into the liturgy. Elements approved by Vatican…

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Health Care Conscience


So here is our upcoming dilemma.  Buy health “care” coverage and pay for someone else’s birth control, sterilization, abortion, etcetera, or refuse to participate in any coverage and pay hefty fines.  Not only are individual Catholics being forced to make this choice, but so are Catholic employers.  Which means bishops.  Which means finally we are hearing about this from the…

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The Sunday There Was No Mass


We live in a very rural area.  We were actually considered a “mission” church for many years before the Diocese restructured all the churches into independent entities.  For a while we didn’t even have a priest assigned to us. Finally the Bishop decided to combine us with two other “local” churches and assign one priest to all three.  So our…

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Shepherd of the Church


Bishop Thomas Olmstead, of Phoenix, Arizona, has come under alot of fire in the seven years he has been here.  The latest is an uproar over his revocation of St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Catholic status.  Yet, what else could he do but stand up for and insist upon Catholic moral principles at a Catholic hospital.  Catholic Healthcare West, the administrators of…

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