Tag Archives: disobedience

Fraternity Catholicism

“Today, Catholics are so blinded by one issue that they don’t see their chance to make history again.” Somebody needs to tell David McCarthy (Pitt News) that the Catholic Church isn’t merely a sports team one roots for. To vote for someone just because they are a self-professed Catholic is irresponsible even when the person […]

Otay, Buckwheat

Here’s another about celiac disease and wheat hosts. The last time I blogged about this, it was just one little girl. This is about a whole facility mass producing wheat-free hosts without permission. Again I ask, at what level of truth does the insistence on wheat stand? Was the Eucharist improperly confected at thousands of […]

The Wrong Stuff

8-year-old’s first Holy Communion invalidated by Church By JOHN CURRAN, The Associated Press BRIELLE, N.J. – An 8-year-old girl who suffers from a rare digestive disorder and cannot consume wheat has had her first Holy Communion declared invalid because the wafer contained none, violating Catholic doctrine. (Thanks, Fark) Redemptionis Sacramentum, paragraph 48: “[48.] The bread […]

Missing the Point

This individual is not happy with lay response to Redemptionis Sacramentum. Just as I feared, some parishioners have downloaded the document from the internet and are using it as the basis for a campaign of ?priest policing?. No matter how devout and well intentioned the priest, the slightest perceived violation of any precept in Redemptionis […]

The Narrow Gate

It seems many of the world’s Anglican nations have their heads screwed on straighter than America’s. Since it seems the bad guys are unlikely to shape up or ship ship out, I’ll just pray the good guys join either the Catholic Church or the Eastern Orthodox Church. Anglican Leaders Applaud Primates for Bold Stand Against […]