Daily Archives: 29 March 2009

Kmiec vs Wiegel: dueling editorials

In a sort of op-ed cage-match, the Chicago Tribune has back to back editorials on the topic of Notre Dame University’s invitation to President Obama. 
One is in favor, the other against.
One is by Doug Kmiec, the other by George … Continue reading

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More Brisbane hijinx

On a distasteful note, in Brisbane, Australia, the way-out-there Peter Kennedy is splitting a group even farther from Holy Church and taking it on the road.
My emphases and comments.
This is from ABC:
A controversial church congregation in South Brisbane has declared … Continue reading

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Passiontide veils

It is Passion Sunday.
From this onward our custom in the Latin Church is to veil statues and many images.
Are the images in your church veiled?
You might send photos (as attachments).

UPDATE:
In case anyone wonders why we veil statues and images, here … Continue reading

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online backup service?

Do any of you use an online backup service?
What are your experiences?

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Papal spokeman to be replaced?

There is talk that the papal spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, may be replaced soon.
Fr. Lombardi is not only papal spokesman, but also head of Vatican Radio.  I believe he also has a job in the Jesuit curia.
No matter what… … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: When should the lights go on at the Easter Vigil?

From a priest reader:
During the Easter Vigil in the ordinary form, when are the lights of the church supposed to be turned on?
Ourcustom has been to turn the lights on after the third "Christ our Light"; the rubrics in … Continue reading

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What movie sequels would you like to see made?

Most movies are garbage.
Some are good.
Few are worthy of being carried forward.
Which movies/films (not the same) would you desire to see a GOOD… GOOD sequel?
Off hand I can think of…
Master and Commander (NB: I have read everything.)
Finding Forester
Hero

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