+ A.M.D.G. +

BLOG ENTRIES

We’ve Been Saying This for Years!  WSJ on Ugly Churches

We’ve Been Saying This for Years! WSJ on Ugly Churches

Déjà vu. The February 24, 2017 issue of the Wall Street Journal ran the story, “Free Our Churches From the Ugly and Stupid” by Professor Anthony Esolen of Providence College. In this wonderful piece, Esolen laments “Stations of the Cross that can hardly be recognized as depictions of the Passion” and “crosses that look as… Continue Reading

Ignoring the “Fast” Track:  Has Traditional Lent observance become optional?

Ignoring the “Fast” Track: Has Traditional Lent observance become optional?

Ash Wednesday is upon us. The day is not so important as its symbolism as the entryway into the great time of penance. We go forth gird with fasting and abstinence into the Lenten season, foreheads marked with a cross of the dust to which we shall return at journey’s end. Solemn stuff. It is a… Continue Reading

Ad Absurdum:  Contextualizing John the Baptist for Amoris Laetitia

Ad Absurdum: Contextualizing John the Baptist for Amoris Laetitia

At some point in this mess over the consternations on the problematic Amoris Laetitia, it occurred to me that John the Baptist and St. Thomas More have a lot to say about it. There are a lot of voices in the swirl…  well, every voice it seems besides that of Pope Francis. One can make the argument, and… Continue Reading

Rosary Brigade:  Witches Threaten to Attack our President and His Supporters

Rosary Brigade: Witches Threaten to Attack our President and His Supporters

There have been numerous reports circulating today that witches will conduct spell casting on February 24 to harm President Trump. They are also trying to recruit others to join in with them. Some stories also say that they intend to harm his supporters as well. Although Fr. Heilman has suggested using St. Patrick’s Lorica for protection, I… Continue Reading

Stravinskas wants to Change the Latin Mass:  The Problem isn’t Traditionalists

Stravinskas wants to Change the Latin Mass: The Problem isn’t Traditionalists

I came across an article recently suggesting it is time to update the Traditional liturgy. I came to it through a tweet by Phil Lawler that read “How the Extraordinary Form could be made more accessible– if traditionalists would allow it.” The article, written by Fr. Peter Stravinskas, made the argument that both Sacrosanctum Concilium and… Continue Reading

Rockford Bishop Spreads the Disunity of Pastoral Unity.

Rockford Bishop Spreads the Disunity of Pastoral Unity.

Alternate Title:  Stop trashing Ad Orientem while Ignoring Communion in the Hand The hippies win again… or: When AmChurch Smacks Trads, it Does it With HARSHEST RIGIDITY Word is spreading today of discussion on the Bishop of Rockford, who wrote in his pastoral letter that: First, as I noted at that time, we are all… Continue Reading

2017:  but “Post-truth” Began with Abortion, is Consequence of Hardon’s Neopaganism

2017: but “Post-truth” Began with Abortion, is Consequence of Hardon’s Neopaganism

Fantasyland is not just an insult anymore — it’s real. And people live there and force the rest of us there, too. When I was a kid, I remember getting burned by a childhood insult many times…. If I said, “I love carrots and peas”, then quickly someone else would say “oh yeah, then why don’t you marry… Continue Reading

Last Chance for a Tax Deduction in 2016

Last Chance for a Tax Deduction in 2016

You’ll be happy when tax time rolls around that you acted today. Don’t let today pass along and forget to make your donation for 2016! Donations have been coming in today because it’s the last day to it and get your deduction for 2016. Join the others who weren’t too late by donating below. Don’t let this… Continue Reading

Filed Under: Manos -- Topics:

+ B.V.M.H. +

The Bellarmine Forum

Founded in 1965 as The Wanderer Forum Foundation


P.O. Box 542
Hudson, WI 54016-0542
651-276-1429


bellarmineforum.org

A Wisconsin Nonprofit Corporation
and Section 501(c)3 Public Charity

Pin It on Pinterest

8e218a6ba6234827c8d48308103094a4WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW