Donald R. McClarey

Prediction

  Way too early for predictions, but right now the Democrats have a 78 year old socialist who just had a heart attack, a 70 year old fake Indian who can’t explain how any of her planned welfare state on

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Donald R. McClarey

TAC Is Educational!

      Hattip to Instapundit.

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Donald R. McClarey

Cancel Culture and Christianity

Our first Pope denied Christ three times when Christ needed him most;  Saint Paul persecuted Christians and had some put to death until he encountered the Risen Christ on the road to Damascus.  Catholicism has always been all about redemption

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Luke

  [14] Luke, the most dear physician, saluteth you: and Demas. Colossians 4: 14

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Sinister Forces

  Sinister forces are behind the Amazon Synod:   A co-founding organization of REPAM, the ecclesial network responsible for the planning and execution of the Amazon Synod being held at the Vatican, has received over $2 million dollars from an

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint John the Dwarf

Humility and the fear of God are above all virtues. Saint John the Dwarf

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Subtle

From the General Audience of the Pope yesterday:   Dear brothers and sisters: In our catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we have seen how the outpouring of the Holy Spirit led the early Church to realize that God’s

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Donald R. McClarey

The Value of Work

Glorious St. Joseph, model of all who are devoted to labor, obtain for me the grace to work in the spirit of penance in expiation of my many sins; to work conscientiously by placing love of duty above my inclinations;

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Donald R. McClarey

Like a Crucifix to Vampires

News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee: U.S.—Antifa factions nationwide had planned a “deface Columbus day,” on which they intended to deface and destroy statues of Christopher Columbus Monday, but authorities in many cities got the better of

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Donald R. McClarey

Roma and Roads

For the end of the world was long ago, And all we dwell to-day As children of some second birth, Like a strange people left on earth After a judgment day. For the end of the world was long ago,

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Donald R. McClarey

Indoctrination in Sodom and Gomorrah

Free public education, if faithful to the ideal of secular instruction and political neutrality, will not be partisan or enemy of any class, creed, party, or faction. If it is to impose any ideological discipline, however, each party or denomination

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Gerard Majella

Here the will of God is done, as God wills, and as long as God wills. Saint Gerard Majella

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Mammon

Christ constantly warned about the evils of Mammon, doubtless because He foresaw incidents like this: This latest scandal also leads to the U.K., but so far at least, no one has been killed. The Italian newsmagazine L’Espresso uncovered a trail

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Donald R. McClarey

Not the Babylon Bee

  The crowd currently in control of Mother Church are doing their best to play out in real time every stereotype anti-Catholic bigots have ever had about the Church:   Vatican City, Oct 15, 2019 / 09:44 am (CNA).- The

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Donald R. McClarey

So Sorry!

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: HONG KONG—Citizens oppressed by the totalitarian Chinese government have issued an apology after making life difficult for NBA players over the past week. “Look, we never meant to make your

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Donald R. McClarey

Helping Hand

    Hunter Biden, influence peddler  extraordinaire, had an interview on ABC in which ABC attempted to help him out:   Former Vice President Joe Biden’s 49-year-old son did himself no favors with his national TV debut Tuesday on ABC

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Donald R. McClarey

CNN-Vanity Cable News Network

Rather like the Vanity publishing houses that publish, for a fee, the works of authors that legitimate presses will not touch, CNN now serves as a Vanity cable news network for CNN President Jeff Zucker, who apparently has a personal

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Teresa of Avila

There’s a time for penance, and there’s a time for partridge. Saint Teresa of Avila   The life of St. Teresa, written by herself, holds the first place in the church among books of this kind after the Confessions of

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: The Problem

Sandro Magister publishes a missionary priest who explains what has gone wrong in the missions:   Fr. Martín Lasarte Topolanski, the author of the text hosted on this page, a Uruguayan on mission in Angola, is the head of missionary

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Donald R. McClarey

Bat Capitalist

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   GOTHAM CITY—Billionaire Bruce Wayne has come under fire for the way he dresses up as a bat and beats up alleged criminals. Many refer to his activity as

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Donald R. McClarey

October 14, 1947: Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier

I was always afraid of dying.  Always.  It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit. Chuck

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Donald R. McClarey

Comrades Under the Black Uniforms

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:     ARLINGTON, VA—Last night, members of the militant anti-fascist group Antifa raided the headquarters of the American Nazi Party and stole numerous books, pamphlets, brochures, and other propaganda

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Donald R. McClarey

Columbus, Catholicism and Courage

  “This, indeed, is probably one of the Enemy’s motives for creating a dangerous world—a world in which moral issues really come to the point. He sees as well as you do that courage is not simply one of the

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Pope Saint Calixtus I

THE NAME of St. Callistus 1 is rendered famous by the ancient cemetery which he beautified, and which, for the great number of holy martyrs whose bodies were there deposited, was the most celebrated of all those about Rome. 2

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Sins Against Nature

Predictable:   Catholics should admit their crimes against nature in confession, according to one prelate at the Vatican’s ongoing summit for the Amazon region. “The ecological situation today is a motive for division, but people cannot but take into consideration

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Donald R. McClarey

The Assumption of Mary: A Clear Development of Doctrine Under Saint John Cardinal Newman’s Test

The Doctrine of the Assumption is a development of doctrine in light of Saint John Cardinal Newman’ s test to determine whether something is a development or a corruption in regard to the doctrine of the Church: 1. Preservation of

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman-Development of Doctrine-Seventh Note-Chronic Vigor

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman Development of Doctrine-Fifth Note-Anticipation of Its Future

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman: Development of Doctrine-Fourth Note-Logical Sequence

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman: Development of Doctrine-Third Note-Power of Assimilation

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman: Development of Doctrine-Second Note-Continuity of Principles

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman: Development of Doctrine-First Note-Preservation of Type

Continuing on with my series on the seven notes, I would call them tests, which Saint John  Cardinal Newman developed for determining whether some aspect of Church teaching is a development of doctrine or a corruption of doctrine.  We began

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint John Cardinal Newman: Development of Doctrine-Sixth Note-Conservative Action Upon its Past

Saint John Cardinal Newman, among his many other services to the Church, clarified the concept of development of doctrine as opposed to corruptions of doctrine that occasionally fasten on the Church and are shed off by the Church over time.

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