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St. Pius X and the Liturgical Reform

Pope St. Pius X, whose feast day is celebrated today, is a lightning rod of the liturgical reform. The group founded by Bishop Marcel Lefebvre adopted him as the patron of their society, The Society of Pius X. This selection is one of the most ironic choices I can think of for a group that, apart from theological problems with …

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New Mother Teresa Book: Where There is Love

Announcing a brand new book, featuring never-before-published writings of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, Mother Teresa, one of the most beloved and inspiring Catholic figures in our modern era. The publication of the new book coincides with the celebration of the centenary of her birth – on August 26. “The most beautiful thing in the world is to love one another …

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The Time Has Finally Come – Order Your 2011 Ordo Now.

2011 ordos are now available for pre-order here at Aquinas and More! Once again we are “first out of the gate” getting annual ordos on our site and available for sale. The 2011 ordos will be shipping from the publisher on October 18. You can have yours by November 1st if you order now. Every bishop, priest and deacon needs …

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Another Industry Shakeup – STL Distribution for Sale

Yesterday Biblica, an international Bible society, announced that they are looking for a buyer for their Tennessee-based Send the Light distribution division. STL purchased Appalachian Bible Co. in 2005 making it the largest Christian distributor in North America. Spring Arbor, another Christian distributor had been bought by Ingram Books several years earlier. As a company that has made the attempt …

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CNMC Fun Followup

So during the Catholic New Media Celebration I live blogged the event from my Blackberry, proving that I really need a standard size keyboard to write anything longer than a tweet. Notice the complete lack of links and photos. I've decided to do this second post about the non-conference fun stuff as well as some impressions of the conference itself. …

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Catholic New Media Celebration Updates

(Will be updated throughout the day) Setup: Got a ride to the conference with Dan Burke of Catholic.net and apologist Mark Shea. Morning blessing: That display I hauled all the way here? Useless. I left the two main connectors at home. Fortunately, our table is in the one place in the building where I could tape our banners to the …

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Announcing Aquinas and More Catholic Classic E-books

At Aquinas and More we love books. We love Catholic books that strengthen the Faith and we are having fun with our new Nook and our Catholic digital media store. Today we are launching a new line of digital books – Aquinas and More Catholic Classics. These titles include Story of a Soul by St. Therese of Lesieux, Lord of …

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Off to the Catholic New Media Celebration

It's 5:30 am and we're off to the airport for the 3rd annual Catholic New Media Celebration in Boston. I've only been to Boston once before and unfortunatley I won't have time to do any sightseeing on this trip. I'll be blogging during the conference so stay tuned!

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The Incoherence of "Gay Marriage"

With today's ruling that it is unconstitutional for Proposition 8 to preserve the timeless definition of marriage and instead  create a “right” out of thin air, it is essential that we as Catholics can provide a coherent defense of of marriage in the face of the purely emotional “why can't I marry anyone I love?” argument put forward by the …

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The Incoherence of “Gay Marriage”

With today's ruling that it is unconstitutional for Proposition 8 to preserve the timeless definition of marriage and instead  create a “right” out of thin air, it is essential that we as Catholics can provide a coherent defense of of marriage in the face of the purely emotional “why can't I marry anyone I love?” argument put forward by the …

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