Monthly Archive: April 2014

Redefining the common good

Even after studying and writing and speaking about the conciliar text for more than a decade, I still manage to find in them previously unrecognized subtleties that serve to undermine the Faith in remarkably profound ways; in the present case, in the Declaration …

Gratitude

I want to take a moment to express my gratitude on a number of fronts: First, thanks to all who registered and for taking the time to contribute with comments. That includes those who don’t have the same view that I, and most …

The Fr. Ray Kelly Concert Tour

It is telling commentary on the deplorable state of the Church to witness so-called “conservative” Catholics gushing with admiration for Fr. Ray Kelly’s performance. One fairly well known commentator (who in charity I won’t name) even suggested that our liturgies need more of …

BIG Announcement

I’m really pleased to announce the Harvesting the Fruit of Vatican II Forum! (Also accessible via the menu above.) It’s not fancy, and I’m sure we’ll end up tweaking and improving it as it grows, but I’m excited about this. Some time ago …

We are back!

OK… It looks like we’re good to go for comments. You will need to register with a user name and valid email address in order to comment. I really appreciate your patience and look forward to seeing this community come back to life. …

BLOG COMMENTS

Good news… almost. After a lot of work it looks like we’ll be able to reactivate the comments very soon; likely at some point today. I’ll post when all is ready to go, we’re working out a few final details on a new …

Povero Paolo

An article on The Catholic Thing blog by Anthony Esolen,¬†Everybody to Pope Paul: Drop Dead, kept popping up on my Facebook feed so I gave it a read. Well, lo and behold, it’s pretty much what I expected; a plea for sympathy for …