Daily Archives: 9 February 2009

The other part of food prep

I often post photos of food prep and presentation.
There is another really important part of the process.
Cleaning your cutting board…. indeed all surfaces.

I was handling some chicken recently.  After handling raw meat wash wash wash, hands and surfaces.
I am not … Continue reading

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NYT article on indulgences

From Hell’s Bible… the floundering New York Times comes this.
My emphases and comments.
For Catholics, Heaven Moves a Step Closer
By PAUL VITELLOPublished: February 9, 2009
The announcement in church bulletins and on Web sites has been greeted with enthusiasm by some and … Continue reading

Posted in I'm just askin'... | 42 Comments

Peoria: Bp. Jenky stands up to anti-Catholic courts and media

A really interesting story came to my e-mail.
H.E. Most Rev. Daniel Jenky, Bishop of Peoria, ordered that a letter of his composition be read in all churches on Sunday.  Some parishes did not comply.
The issue?  His concern over anti-Catholicism.
Background: A … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 25 Comments

Boston College and the Crucifix

This is in from the Cardinal Newman Society:
Students and faculty returned to Boston College (BC), a Jesuit Catholic institution, for the Spring 2009 semester to find that crucifixes and icons had been placed in many classrooms that had been long … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick | 28 Comments

POLL (and a rant): Where’s the band?

There are criteria for music during the liturgical action.
It must be sacred and it must be art.
That is, the idiom of the music should be sacred – not blatantly secular – it must present sacred texts and it … Continue reading

Posted in POLLS | 41 Comments

UK – alarming!

I picked this up from UKLifeLeague.com
Call for Two-Child Limit on Families from Government Adviser
Couples who have more than two children are putting an ‘irresponsible’ burden on the environment, the Government’s leading green adviser has warned.  Jonathon Porritt called on ministers … Continue reading

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Fr. Perrone – A Septuagesima Sermon

The great Fr. Eduard Perrone of the fortunate Assumption Grotto parish in Detroit delivered a fine sermon for Septuagesima Sunday. 
A reader here, a parishioner there, Diane of the blog Te Deum Laudamus sent me some rough audio which I … Continue reading

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A fortunate flock in Grand Rapids, MI

A reader sent the following.  It is posted on the parish website as a PDF, but he took the time to send me the text, which aided me in posting what comes below.
This parish priest has made a determination for … Continue reading

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