Catholic Tradition Newsletter 485: Confirmation, Twenty-sixth Sunday, Dedication of Sts. Peter and Paul

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Vol 11 Issue 46 ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
November 17, 2018 ~ Saint Gregory the Wonder-Worker

1.      What is the Sacrament of Confirmation
2.      Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
3.      Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter and Paul
4.      Family and Marriage
5.      Articles and notices

Dear Reader:

In the United States the majority of Americans are going to celebrate what is called Thanksgiving.

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The problem with The Federal Reserve Interest rate Hikes

The continued tightening of monetary policy should be viewed as a positive sign of economic strength — it demonstrates the bank’s confidence in the progress the economy has made toward its economic objectives. However, higher short- and long-term Treasury rates mean that the federal government’s borrowing costs will also rise, thereby generating significant consequences for the budget and the national debt. However, at this particular time, the federal reserve should not include the national debt in their rate increase’s until the results of our tax returns after April 15.

In Christ, Joseph

Another Lawsuit Against Rome

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 2, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2018 / 02:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops’ conference and the Holy See face a class action lawsuit filed by six men who claim they were sexually abused by Catholic clergy during their childhoods. They are seeking financial damages as well as public contrition and reparation from the Church. MORE

Agoura Hills Fire victim RIP

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RIP. 73 years old. 
Was a member of Holy Family Traditional Catholic Church (Mel Gibson’s Church). I was told by a friend of his that he was related to a couple of Popes. He’s one person that kept to himself and I was unable to talk to him while I was there. A Retired Physician.

Why Tel Aviv Is One of the Most LGBT-Friendly Cities in the World


Despite being surrounded by religious and restrictive countries, Tel Aviv’s blossoming LGBT community is progressive and open-minded, making the city not only a favourite gay tourist destination but also often a refuge for homosexuals from neighbouring countries who have experienced persecution. MORE – VIDEO

Diaspora pedophiles increasingly use Israel as ‘a haven,’ activists charge

State run Swedish kindergarten forces boys to wear a dress

In an interview with Världen idag, a woman who has worked in the Swedish kindergarten for two years reveals that she has been reproved for using “he” or “she” rather than “hen”.

Going by the name “Anna” in the interview for her protection, she describes how even the books in the kindergarten are reviewed and all gender references changed to the “correct” terms to the current “genus theory”. MORE

Traffic Congestion Solution

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The technologies that is being used for driver-less cars should be redirected to the improvement of these helicopter type flying cars that are in the experimental stage. Once perfected the need to expand the freeways would be lessened and less costly.

Pope Francis Warns: People Who Gossip Are ‘Terrorists’

27th April 1956: A woman modelling clothes and beauty products from Harrods of London can't believe her ears. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

Pope Francis said Wednesday that those who spread gossip are terrorists whose words are grenades that destroy other people’s reputations.

“Gossipers are killers,” the pope told the 20,000 pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for his weekly audience. “They kill others because the tongue kills like a knife. Be careful!” MORE

There Are Places I Remember

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There’s a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “In My Life,” that I’ve always associated with human relationships, but after this weekend, I’ll link it to physical places—historic Jewish institutions like Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp, ravaged by the wildfires in California. MORE