Daily Archives: 4 March 2009

SSPX USA District March newsletter

The SSPX in the USA has a monthly newsletter.  This month the US District Superior comments on the lifting of the excommunications on the SSPX bishops. Let’s have a look with me emphases and comments. District Superior’sLetter to Friends & … Continue reading

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Boyish bigotry in the newspaper of Ole Miss

The University of Mississippi on its website bills itself as "A Great Public University". I don’t know if they receive public funds or not. The administration seems to tolerate anti-Catholic bigotry in a paper associated with the University. The Daily … Continue reading

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New comer

A new arrival at the feeder. A bit of a surprise, given how close the feeder is to the house. This morning I went out to fill the feeder… the critters can drain the feeder in a day … I … Continue reading

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Brick by brick in Cornwall

Several readers sent me the following, from [Taken from "Mass of Ages" February 2009, The Latin Mass Society’s quarterly magazine]. My emphases and comments.   A Second Western Rising This article has been written on behalf of the Sisters by … Continue reading

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WDTPRS PSA: Raising Awareness!

I am feeling the need for some social activism.  Last night I saw part of a fantastical pre-historic movie in which primitives, oddly more enlightened than we moderns in their pristine innocence, were being chased by and eaten by pre-historic … Continue reading

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Bp. Martino: “My job as a Bishop is to promulgate the authentic teaching of the Catholic Church”

PREVIEW: I also offer this postscript to those who criticize me for taking public stances that may not be popular or “politically correct,” or may not agree with their own personal notions of what “progressive” Catholic doctrine should be. My … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Wednesday 1st Week of Lent – Post communionem (2002MR)

We continue our project of looking at the Post communions of Lent: Wednesday – 1st Week of Lent This prayer was in the Liber Sacramentorum Romanae Ecclesiae on the anniversary of a bishop’s consecration.  It is in various manuscripts, such … Continue reading

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Too true…

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Fmr. Speaker Gingrich to become Catholic

I caught this in the very long profile piece the NYT did on Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich… to my mind one of the most interesting men working in politics and political commentary today. At a moment when … Continue reading

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