Daily Archives: 8 September 2008

Armstrong to return?

I just heard a rumor that biker Lance Armstrong may return to cycling and tackle the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France next year.

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Prayer request from Rorate

Over at our friends from Rorate there is a prayer request for one of their "main contributors".

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Hugh Hewitt states it clearly

Hugh Hewitt today read Archbp. Chaput’s entire response to Sen. Joe Biden.
He concluded that if you are a devout Catholic, you cannot vote for Sen. Biden, because you would be cooperating in evil.
No mincing words from him.  He just laid … Continue reading

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As a dog returns to his vomit…

Listening to Senator Biden today on Meet The Press made me think of a verse from Proverbs:
As a dog that returneth to his vomit, so is the fool that repeateth his folly. (Prov 26:11)
Given the scandal Speaker Pelosi and Senator … Continue reading

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Sen. Obama (D-IL) edges away from his Saddleback Forum answer!

First, Sen. Barak Obama (D-IL), the Dems’ candidate for POTUS answered a question at the now well-known "Saddleback Forum" about the beginning of human life.  Actually, he dodged the question with what was considered a very deficient, even "flip" answer.
Subsequently, … Continue reading

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Denver Archbp. Chaput on Sen. Biden’s comments on Meet The Press

Denver’s Archbishop, Most Reverend Charles Chaput, and Most Rev. James D. Conley, Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, have weighed in on the comments of VP candidate Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) on Meet The Press.  Archbp. Chaput also drilled into the issues … Continue reading

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Question to readers from Delaware et environs

If any of you will be at the installation of the new bishop of Wilmington, Delaware, Most Rev. W. Francis Malooly, please get in touch!
I would be interested in details of who attended, if you know what I mean, and … Continue reading

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Rhode Island TLM for 1st anniversary of Summorum Pontificum

I am sure there will be many anniversary Masses in thanksgiving for the 1st year of Summorum Pontificum being in force.
Here is one notice:
The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be offered this Sunday (9/14/08) at St. Timothy’s Church … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino of Madsion on Pelosi, Biden and the failure of clergy

After dealing with a couple hundred e-mails and several phone calls, I am only now getting around to paying attention to the new about His Excellency Most Reverend Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison.  You might remember my entries about how … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: priestly handwashing before Mass

This came by e-mail:
Dear Father, As always, thanks for all your work on your blog. I had a question regarding the handwashing of the priest before Mass in the Extraordinary Form (and optionally in the Ordinary Form). Does the priest use soap and … Continue reading

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