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Holy Week: A Guide to the Ceremonies

This little guide may be of use to those of you planning on attending the Holy Week ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form (or even the Ordinary Form). Click on the cover above to read in full (PDF).

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Fr. Faber on Purgatory

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The Jesuits In America: Life Magazine, October 11th, 1954

Editor’s note: This is an excellent article about Jesuits. It makes me want to sign up myself! Sadly, I lack the youth or the brains.-BB Click here to read (for an index of the priests mentioned see: Good Jesuit, Bad … Continue reading

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The Title “Catholic” and the Roman Church

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My Sacrifice: A Layman Thinks

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Vatican II and the Crisis of Confusion in American Catholicism

Donald J. Thorman: “It seems to me that if labels are useful, the one I’d have to pin on today’s laity: The Uncertain Catholic. The characteristic note of today’s American Catholic is confusion, indecision; we are treading water, waiting, wondering … Continue reading

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The Church and State Control

click on cover above to expand and read in full (pdf) The following biography of William Cardinal Conway, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, is from Florida International University Library:

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Holy Week: A Guide to the Ceremonies

This little guide may be of use to those of you planning on attending the Holy Week ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form (or even the Ordinary Form). Click on the cover above to read in full (PDF).

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The Roots of Liberal Theology

This essay was written by Rev. Thomas Slater, S.J. and published in the Irish Ecclesiastical Record, January, 1907. One who has been brought up in the old system of theology, and whose reading has for the most part been confined … Continue reading

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