Monthly Archives: December 2008

Britain from above

Have you seen this? Amazing photos.

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Boston Globe interviews McBrien

I was alerted to this interesting piece from the Boston Globe. My emphases and comments. A talk with The Rev. Richard P. McBrienLife as a theologian, commentator – and lightning rodBy Michael Paulson December 28, 2008 CATHOLICISM IN AMERICA is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Sunday in the Octave of Christmas – Holy Family – (2002MR)

In the Novus Ordo, today is the Feast of the Holy Family.  We are also observing Sunday in the Octave of Christmas. A liturgical “octave” is an eight day period following and including the feast. In a way, the Church … Continue reading

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TV dinner

I received a gift card for a good grocery store in the Twin Cities and as I left town I got a few things I would not ordinarily have bought. Tonight for supper I made a little rainbow trout! I … Continue reading

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A Minnesota priest asks people not to fight FOCA and to thwart the US bishops effort

In the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis, His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt, the Archbishop, has spoken very firmly about the need to defend the right to life and the urgent need to resist FOCA. FOCA would remove all … Continue reading

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Parish church decorations

How about some photos of your parish church’s decorations?

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I adjusted the view of the Z-Cam.  While I was gone it had shifted a bit.  I have it sort of jury-rigged in a window with a little tape.

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Hot Dumpling


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Z-Cam and Radio Sabina

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WSJ review of a book on Vatican II and rupture

I was alerted this morning, over breakfast with one of the most erudite priests of my acquaintance of a book review in the Wall Street Journal. Let’s have a look with my emphases and comments. What Happened at Vatican IIBy … Continue reading

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