Madonna Della Cava Videos and Photos

Last weekend was the 2nd weekend in August so once again it was time for the Madonna Della Cava Festival at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fitchburg Mass. As always the festival began with a procession The 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus were on hand as an escort as the Roma band … Continue reading Madonna Della Cava Videos and Photos

Fr. Imbarrato in Fitchburg MA Eucharistic Procession to Planned Parenthood

On Saturday afternoon drivers on Main Street in Fitchburg Massachusetts saw a sight they had likely not seen before. Fr Stephen Imbarrato of Priests for Life and sometimes EWTN personality was in Fitchburg from New Mexico for the 2nd of three days in Massachusetts invited by WQPH 89.3 FM. Both Friday and Sunday would involve … Continue reading Fr. Imbarrato in Fitchburg MA Eucharistic Procession to Planned Parenthood

“Pro-Abortion Catholic” is an Oxymoron

As a Knight of Columbus [that's where my nom de plume comes from], I was particularly pleased to see the recent op-ed column by Supreme Knight Carl Anderson (whom I've had the pleasure to meet) in which he called for Catholic politicians either to stop supporting abortion "rights" or to resign their office. I could … Continue reading “Pro-Abortion Catholic” is an Oxymoron

Rosary of Reparation Tonight 6 PM St. Anthony of Padua Fitchburg

As you might or might not know the Oklahoma City civic center will be playing host to a Black Mass today. Bishops, Exorcists and others have done their best to warn the public and to take positive steps to oppose this dangerous act: On Sunday, Sept. 21, we will gather for a public act of worship … Continue reading Rosary of Reparation Tonight 6 PM St. Anthony of Padua Fitchburg

Trust the Holy Spirit over the Media Spin on Pope Francis

When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?"  They replied, "Some say John the Baptist,  others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets." He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?"  Simon Peter said … Continue reading Trust the Holy Spirit over the Media Spin on Pope Francis

The Knights are IN at Gonzaga

You will be hated by all because of my name. But the one who perseveres to the end will be saved. Mark 13:13 Some updated news out of Gonzaga University: Gonzaga University’s president has decided to allow the Knights of Columbus St. Aloysius Gonzaga Council #12583 to be approved as a sponsored organization, reversing a … Continue reading The Knights are IN at Gonzaga

And an answer from Gonzaga Concerning the Knights of Columbus

In my under the Fedora Column this week I mentioned the following story out of Gonzaga University rejecting official recognition as a official student organization. “The Knights of Columbus, by their very nature, is a men’s organization in which only Catholics may participate via membership,” says a letter obtained by The Cardinal Newman Society written … Continue reading And an answer from Gonzaga Concerning the Knights of Columbus

Madonna Della Cava Photos and Videos

Here are the photos and videos from last week's Madonna Della Cava festival The Procession in: The Entrance of the banners The Food: And the Honor guard A few full size shots: The Banner A slightly damp procession The Knights The Band And the New ("1933" Banner found this year). You'll note there are less … Continue reading Madonna Della Cava Photos and Videos

A Tootsie Roll for the Kinghts of Columbus this weekend

This Knights of Columbus is one of the premier Catholic fraternal and charitable organizations in the world. In its over a century of existence it has contributed a fortune for charitable causes all over the world. One of the causes most dear to the heart of the knights is are physically and mentally disabled children. … Continue reading A Tootsie Roll for the Kinghts of Columbus this weekend

The Knights of Columbus Honor Guard at Madonna Della Cava

The 4th degree honor guard joins us before the start of the festival: We will see them again next year, if you have a Catholic or Civic event and wish the Knights to march to add pageantry contact your local council.

Meet some of the exhibitors at the Catholic Men’s conference

In addition to the people there quite a few exhibitors attended the men's conference. Adopt a Student helps people pay for Catholic education. I should make it plain you don't have to be Catholic to get that aid Lighthouse Catholic Media Offers CD's from great Catholic speakers to help evangelize the faith. I have a … Continue reading Meet some of the exhibitors at the Catholic Men’s conference

Election Day: Go Vote

I've been all NY-23 all the time here over the last two weeks or so, (Vote Hoffman!) but there is an election in my city too today. Here in Fitchburg we have a mayor's election and between Lisa Wong, nice lady, smart lady but friend of Patrick and shared a stage with Obama and Michael … Continue reading Election Day: Go Vote