Daily Archives: 16 January 2009

The 5th!

I had sort of wondered about her because of what they did to make her a) survive in the fleet b) survive on New Caprica, and then b) resemble the 6.
But.. there it is!
Is this misdirection?   A head feint?
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Correcting something in The Telegraph about the Apostolic Penitentiary and grave sins

I must correct something I read in the UK’s The Telegraph.
In an article on the recent open day with the Sacra Penitenzieria Apostolica, which handles issues of the internal forum, indulgences, etc., the Telegraph article said.. [my emphases and comments].
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18 Jan: Will Pres. Obama react to this year’s proclamation of “National Sanctity of Human Life Day”?

From The Catholic League

BUSH PROCLAIMS PRO-LIFE DAY:WILL OBAMA HONOR IT? Yesterday, President George W. Bush proclaimed January 18 to be “National Sanctity of Human Life Day.” He said that “All life is a gift from our Creator that is sacred, unique, … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: Anna Arco’s great article on “women who made Vatican history”

Folks… you definitely want to look at the recent offering from the wonderful Anna Arco, persistent columnist for the best English language Catholic weekly across the Pond.
My search for the women who made Vatican history
Anna Arco goes in search of … Continue reading

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Westminster Cathedral, England: Plenary Indulgence during Week of Christian Unity

This just in:
His Eminence Cormac Card. Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop of Westminster, announced that the faithful may obtain a Plenary Indulgence in the Year of St. Paul by attending Mass at Westminster Cathedral either during the Week of Prayer for … Continue reading

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kudos to a new priest

Congratulations to the newly ordained Fr. Francesco Ramella.
From his First Mass in Dolcedo, Italy.

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Siskin Report

I have several e-mails this morning asking how the ailing Pine Siskin is doing.
The problem seems to be an injured/lame leg or foot.
This morning I arose to find him at the feeder, still separate from the flock, eating.
It … Continue reading

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Where you are!

Here is a snapshot of the last few minutes, as I scan to see where people are right now as they are visiting.
I find that fascinating.  Imagine.. people from all over the world can find there way here and interact.
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Follow up: “Fr. Paul”

If any of you recall my request for prayers for "Fr. Paul".
He was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
I would ask that you stop NOW and say a prayer for him.
You might also ask Ven. Pauline Jaricot to intercede for a miracle … Continue reading

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