Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Final Mass at Sacred Heart, San Franciso

Historic church closes due to alleged retrofit cost, low attendance "It's a very large, valuable corner lot, a prime spot for development." See also sad photos of the final Mass.

The motto on Archbishop O'Malley's Coat of Arms

QUODCUMQUE DIXERIT FACITE which is taken from Saint John's Gospel, Chapter 2, verse 5 and comes from the Blessed Virgin's statement at the wedding feast at Cana, "Do whatever He tells you". Since when does this include throwing a child out of Church at Christmas and calling the police.

Archdiocese drops charges dropped in church trespass

If you call the police, don't act surprised when someone gets arrested. No-one will believe you. Where would the Church be today if the first Christians had behaved like this?

"Carter said: ''I'm not worried. These decisions are made on a parish-by-parish basis. I think the right judgment was made in this case.""

Not worried; you should be. How do these people sleep at night?

Three wise men

..appear early this year

Archdiocese of Boston

Gets police to evict a 14 year old child from Catholic Church at Christmas.

St Casimir, Diocese of Toledo

Locals fight for tradition