Archives for June 2012

For your favorite priest

The following comes from an email sent by Ignatius Press on June 26. I’m forwarding this email message from Father David Meconi, S.J., editor of Homiletic and Pastoral Review. I want to make sure clergy, religious, and lay leaders know that HPR  is now available online for free, through Ignatius Press. Please pass this message along to those whom you think would be … [Read more...]

The aborted

The following comes from a June 26 column by Father James Schall, S.J. on The Catholic Thing website. How does one think of the actually aborted? They are not abstractions, however tiny. They constitute a significant proportion of all human beings called into existence. We have no monuments or graves to commemorate their being here. Their bodies are said to have “commercial” … [Read more...]

St. Peter and St. Paul Church, Alta Loma CA

Name of Church St. Peter and St. Paul Church Address  9135 Banyan Street, Alta Loma CA 91737 Phone number  (909) 987-9312 Website Mass times  Saturday vigil, 4 p.m.  Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish) & 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.  1st Saturday Mass, 7:30 a.m. Confessions   Saturday, 8 a.m. or by … [Read more...]

Temporarily denied

The following comes from a June 25 release from the Liberty Institute. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross case – Mt. Soledad Memorial Association v. Steve Trunk, et al and United States of America, et al. v. Steve Trunk et al. – in which the 29-foot veterans’ memorial cross in La Jolla, California is in … [Read more...]

GOP congresswoman betrays her gender

The following email came on June 22 from the Susan B. Anthony List. Below is an urgent message and action alert from myself and my friends Dr. Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life and Penny Nance of Concerned Women for America. Please read it and take immediate action to contact California Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack! As you may know, at the very end of May, the … [Read more...]

No shame

On Monday, June 25, newspapers reported the arrest of prominent San Francisco homosexual activist Larry Brinkin on charges of possession of child pornography. Headlines referred to Brinkin as a “San Francisco Gay Rights Icon.” The details, as reported in part, by the SF Bay Citizen: “One photo shows a child about 2 to 3 years old being sexually abused, according to the … [Read more...]

Tale of two videos

Orange County’s Center for Bio-Ethical Reform was handed a victory by the U.S. District Court in Michigan on June 15 over Northland Family Planning Clinic. Eugene Volokh provided an analysis of the decision on June 19. Northland Family Planning Clinic [in the Detroit MI area] created a video titled “Every Day, Good Women Choose Abortion,” which, true to its title, aimed to … [Read more...]

Karl Keating, Tim Staples, Jimmy Akin, and Bishop Flores

The following email came from Catholic Answers on  June 21. A gala is a very special event for an apostolate like Catholic Answers. It is a chance to meet and interact with key supporters, to thank them for all they have done to help the ministry, and to share with them our vision for where it is going. The gala takes place in an elegant Staples setting and features … [Read more...]

Baby killing as environmental protection

Using a sneaky legislative tactic known as “gut and amend,” state Sen. Christine Kehoe has reintroduced a scaled-back version of a previously rejected bill that allows non-physicians to perform some abortions in California. The bill, SB 623, was originally introduced in February 2011 as a measure to outlaw certain copper containing paints in marine areas. The state senate … [Read more...]

Not in my diocese

Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone is considering declaring the Catholic Association for Lesbian and Gay Ministry "not authentically Catholic" after the group's board of directors refused to take an oath promising fidelity to Church teaching on homosexuality.  CALGM was formed in 1994 as the National Association of Catholic Diocesan Lesbian and Gay Ministries and changed its … [Read more...]