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Wherein Fr. Z reads, rants and prays

From Father Z’s blog: There is an article today at National Review which has a reaction to Pope Francis’ strange words about the Eucharist.  HERE.   Francis said that, since “there is already unity” among Christians, then we shouldn’t have to … Continue reading

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St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa by Bernini A Guest Post, kindly written by William Ockham. Today is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus. Teresa was a Carmelite nun, writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of … Continue reading

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The Martyrs of the Venerabile

On a recent visit to the English College in Rome, one of the seminary’s students showed us around the place, sprinkling our tour with anecdotes and historic accounts. Most memorable and moving was the visit to the beautiful and recently … Continue reading

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