Daily Archives: 6 November 2008

PODCAzT 71: “Faith inscribed across your heart”: Benedict on Cyril of Jerusalem & Cyril on faith, your treasure

Today we hear what St. Cyril of Jerusalem (+387) says about faith, the faith handed down to us and which we must inscribe across our hearts. 
Our faith is a gift, a treasure for which we must given an account … Continue reading

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A retired bishop and a regular solemn TLM

A kind reader sent me this wonderful news and photo.
I thought you might find it interesting to know that in the Diocese of Birmingham (Alabama) Bishop David Foley (Bishop Emeritus) is now offering a regular monthly High Mass!  This has … Continue reading

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Eat The Black. Eat The Red.

Many thanks to RR of N.-D. for the gift of squid ink spaghetti!
When I go to the "big city" I may have to look for some real "squid ink".  I know a place where I can get it, with a … Continue reading

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And there will be (post-election) signs in the heavens

In the wake of the election I find the news of the Taurid meteor shower (or the "Bull shower") to be especially welcome.
Here is news from SpaceWeather.com
TAURID METEORS: The annual Taurid meteor shower is underway and it could be a … Continue reading

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DENVER – 9 Nov: Pontifical TLM

From a reader:
Bishop Conley to celebrate Latin Mass
The public is invited to join Denver Auxiliary Bishop James D. Conley as he celebrates a Tridentine Mass, the Latin-language liturgy used before the Second Vatican Council, on Nov. 9.  
The solemn high … Continue reading

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Fun for the well-read

This from a reader:
Anyone interested in attending a Barak Obama inauguration rally while wearing t-shirts that say "I am John Galt" and waving signs that say "No You Kant"?

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Remember my prediction?

Remember my prediction?  I opined that in the wake of the election of Pres.-Elect Obama, there would be spill-over in the Church.  Some would apply their political paradigm to the internal workings of the Church.
This is an interesting piece from … Continue reading

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11 Jan: Chicago – Pontifical TLM

Here is something to plan around if you are within striking distance of Chicago on 11 January ’09.  (WOW… not that far away!)
From a reader:
On Sunday, January 11th, the Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of … Continue reading

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Folks… please do me a favor if sending photos

Please do me a favor when sending photos.
Please don’t embed them in the body of your e-mail.
Attach them as files.
Embedding them creates more work for me.  When I see more work staring me in the face, I am disinclined to … Continue reading

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Photo request

Does anyone have photos of His Excellency Most Reverend R. Walter Nickless of Sioux City, Iowa celebrating in black vestments last weekend?

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