Monthly Archives: August 2008

The best Sarah Palin line so far!

Our friend Cacciaguida (one of the best online handles I have ever seen) has an interesting post about GOP VP candidate Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) – who she is, what she has done, and what people are saying about her.

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In port, a voyage well-completed

I just picked this up from The Inn At The End Of The World, and I find it ironic, for reasons I shall explain forthwith.
Saturday, August 30, 2008How To Tell When You’ve Read Too Much Patrick O’Brian
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Some Sabine views and news

I recently had the pleasure of a guest for about a week at the Sabine Farm.  And when there are guests, I cook.
The Sabine Farm has been quite lovely these days, with cool morning, warm days, and – for … Continue reading

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Gustav – a prayer

Graciously hear us, O Lord, when we call upon You, and grant unto our supplications a calm atmosphere, that we, who are justly afflicted for our sins, may, by Your protecting mercy, experience pardon.
Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Brand new priest, Fr. Spinelli! Ad multos annos!

Fr. Blake informs us that now Fr. Aaron Spinelli has been ordained!  He is a friend from Rome and a fine fellow.
The diocese of Arundel and Brighton rejoiced today at the ordination of Father Aaron Spinelli to the priesthood.Father Aaron … Continue reading

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“Clarifications” from Archbp. Wuerl! Priests of Washington DC preach on human life

I received a copy of a letter sent out by His Excellency Most Reverend Donal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC to the priests of the Archdiocese.
It is, I believe, his response to the remarks of Speaker of the House Rep. … Continue reading

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Latin wymynpryst hymns

The Mulier Fortis is spreading scandal.   This is starting to get amusing… er um… really serious.  o{]>:¬(
She posted this on her blog, 
Mea Culpa, Mea Culpa… … Oh dear, what have I done? I may have led other traddy … Continue reading

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List of bishops who responded to Speaker Pelosi

I said that bloggers must unite in a cause.   The cause is keeping the Communion – pro-abortion Catholic politician issue in the public eye.
Diane of Te Deum Laudamus is doing a great service by aggregating the response made by US … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 16th after Pentecost – COLLECT

Here is a part of a column I wrote for The Wanderer to which you ought be subscribing._______________
This Sunday’s dense Collect survived the scissors and paste-pots of the Consilium during the 1960’s and lived on in the post-Conciliar Missale Romanum: … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 22nd Sunday of the Year – COLLECT

Here is some work I did a while back on the Collect for the Mass for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time.  It was originally in The Wanderer.
COLLECT – (2002MR):Deus virtutum, cuius est totum quod est optimum,insere pectoribus nostris … Continue reading

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