Monthly Archives: July 2011

Monastery Cattle Operation: Source of Pride

Thanks to kind and infomative Deacon Greg Kandra for this posting, which Cowboy Papist finds to be just plain sad: RICHARDTON, N.D. — A Roman Catholic monastery in western North Dakota is ending a century-old practice of raising cattle because … Continue reading

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Mixed Emotions: Chaput moving to Philly

It is with mixed emotions and a bit of a heavy heart that our bishop is being re-assigned to Philadelphia.  His Excellency Charles Chaput has been our bishop now for 14 years, and we’ve had the good fortune to meet … Continue reading

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Universal Prayer: Oratio Universalis

Having first heard Ecclesiastical Latin during an Italian pilgrimage some years ago, it’s become a pleasure to learn prayers in the official language of the Church.  This wonderful prayer, with its Latin, is one of our favorites, bringing comfort to … Continue reading

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Why I am a Catholic: Chesterton for Today

As a convert to the Faith since 1985, Cowboy Papist is asked on occasion what compelled our decision to convert.  I found these G.K. Chesterton excerpts  from his “Why I am a Catholic” essay to be rather fitting to the … Continue reading

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Independence Day: Patriotism

Patriotism Patriotism is a love for everything to do with our native land: its history, its traditions, its language, its natural features.  It is a love which extends also to the works of our compatriots and the fruits of their … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Homosexuality

In an article written on LifeSitenews.com, John Henry Weston writes about the need for our bishops to love us enough to actively and vociferously warn of the physical and spiritual dangers of homosexuality.   He summarizes with a remarkably pertinent quote … Continue reading

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‘Gay Marriage’ Elitists: Must Silence Majority

Carl Olson of Ignatius Insight refers to this excellent article written by Frank Furedi from the Spiked website out of the UK, as ‘a solid and rather chilling analysis.”  Mr. Furedi is the author of On Tolerance: A Defence of … Continue reading

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