Ordination

Woman Priests Courageous Pioneers?

2013-09-16T12:43:28-04:00September 16th, 2013|Categories: Catholic Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The Anchoresses fumes over the latest "ordination" of a Catholic woman here. I cannot disagree. One of the things most offensive to anyone with a Catholic sensibility is the women priests' taste in vestments. These are not happy events. Ecclesiatical fashionista--Mantilla the Hon had a fair bit to say about it here. One of the things [...]

Immaculata: from the Head to the Heart

2012-05-08T10:12:47-04:00May 8th, 2012|Categories: Apologetics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It is often said that the longest journey is from the head to the heart. In other words, we can sometimes understand something intellectually, but until it gets into the heart--the seat of emotion and the seat of our will--it will only ever be a good idea. This is what happened to me with the dogma [...]

Irish Married Priests?

2012-04-12T09:57:11-04:00April 12th, 2012|Categories: Patheos|Tags: , , , , , |

The Irish Independent reports that the majority of Catholics in Ireland want married priests and women priests. Why I don't understand is why they don't just nip along and become Anglicans. They will immediately have all their wishes fulfilled. There will be other benefits as well: They won't be expected to attend Mass every week. They [...]

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