Daily Archives: 17 April 2008

AP story: different take on Mass at Nationals Stadium

An AP story has different takes on the Mass at Nationals Stadium 
My emphases and comments.
Papal Mass raises questions about role of laity
By ERIC GORSKI – 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — For 46,000 Catholics, it was a … Continue reading

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Some problems with the combox

I think there have been problems with the combox. 
They might have come from a moment during the day when, inaptly, the data base seems to have reset itself.  That, I think, screwed up some plugins, including the anti-spam plugin.
I … Continue reading

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NLM on the Papal Mass at Nationals Stadium

NLM has gotten into the act at last, posting an entry about the Holy Father’s Mass in Nationals Stadium.
You should also be visiting their site, but here – at least today – you can read what they offer … Continue reading

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USCCB live feed

How do you e-mail these people doing live feed from the USCCB to tell them to shut up and just let us hear the live feed?  Experience the moment of the Pope at CUA without the incessant chatter?
Rev. David Toups … Continue reading

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Papa Ratzinger – POW: ‘Thank God he stayed in line with the others.’

Corriere della sera has an interesting piece today about a note sent by Papa Ratzinger to the soldiers who captured him in WWII.
NEW YORK: A note of thanks, on official Holy See letterhead, written and signed by Benedict XVI himself.  … Continue reading

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Interesting detail about the papal altar at Nationals Stadium

There is an interesting piece of information posted on Fish in a barrel about the papal altar.
When the Pope celebrates mass tomorrow at Nationals’ Stadium, he will do so on an altar my buddies Ryan and J.P. designed and built.  … Continue reading

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If you have e-mailed me…

If you have e-mailed me in the last couple hours or so, please resend.
Some of my most recent e-mail was deleted, including something from a couple media people looking for me.

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A comment on the Holy Father’s Mass at Nationals Stadium

Click HERE for a link to the USCCB blog entry on this Mass. It is my understanding that people are posting comments on that blog about the Mass, but the Moderator is removing them as quickly as they … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s sermon at Nationals Stadium

Here is the Holy Father’s sermon delivered at Holy Mass in Nationals Stadium.  My emphases and comments.
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
"Peace be with you!" (Jn 20:19). With these, the first words … Continue reading

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PETRUS: Archbp. of Lima on Communion in the hand – NO!

Bruno Volpe on Petrus has an interview with the Archbishop of Lima, Peru, H.E. Juan Luis Card. Cipriani Thorne.  He says something rather astonishing.
CITTA’ DEL VATICANO – Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, Archbishop of Lima and Primate of Peru, authoritative … Continue reading

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