Daily Archives: 1 October 2008

Ven. John Henry Newman to lie in state before beatification

I received this:
BIRMINGHAM – 1 October 2008 – 380 words
Cardinal Newman Lying-in-State and Reinterment Mass
Statement by Peter Jennings, Press Secretary to the Fathers of the Birmingham Oratory and for the Cause of the Beatification and Canonisation of the Venerable John … Continue reading

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I am conflicted…. well… not so much

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I am conflicted. 
I have a soft spot for both the Cubs and the Dodgers. 
I have spent time in Vero Beach, FL, where the Dodgers had their spring training for so long – since … Continue reading

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24-27 October: Kansas City, MO

I head to Kansas City, MO where the church, Old St. Patrick will be made truly "up to date" by its consecration with the older, traditional Pontificale Romanum. 
The great Bp. Robert Finn will take Old St. Patrick "just about … Continue reading

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17-27 October: Berlin, NJ, Philly, PA, Anapolis, MD

I will be heading to Mater Ecclesiae for their 40 Hours Devotion 17-19 October.
Fr. Pasley and I will hit the road for a bit, to visit a few places in the area.
We may wind up in the area of Anapolis, … Continue reading

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Bp. Finn of Kansas City, MO, on the Freedom of Choice Act

Catholic Key alerts us to a new offering by the great Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas City – St. Joseph.
I admire this bishop more and more.
More on this later, but here it is with my emphases.
Freedom of Choice Act Would … Continue reading

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Great video interview with Archbp. Chaput of Denver

You will want to watch the interview with His Excellency Most Reverend Charles Chaput, Archbishop of Denver which is to be found on the site of the Hoover Institute.
Archbishop Chaput discusses the scandal caused by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: When will the Pope say the TLM in public?

By a reader it is asked:
I’m betting somebody has already asked this, but do you think the Holy Father will ever offer Mass in the Extraordinary Form? It’s been well over a year since the Motu Proprio has come out, … Continue reading

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Where’s the encyclical?

AmericanPapist made a good catch today:
 Pope’s next encyclical delayed until April 2009?!That’s what it now says on Amazon.
Que pasa?
The encyclical in question is Caritas in Veritate or "Love in Truth"
 
And I bet I know what the problems are.
Translation… translation and … Continue reading

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More on garum

The Cranky Professor has a good post tying into our investigation of an ancient Roman recipe.
He deals with the dating of the Vesuvius eruption and.. garum!
mmmmm…. garummmmm
Garum, made from fermenting fish in saltwater, was basically the ketchup of the ancient … Continue reading

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A breeze

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