Daily Archives: 16 April 2009

Yet another reason why we need altar rails!

From the less-than-"holy" Shrine: An Email from a Friend "A big sign that says ‘please do not enter the sanctuary’ is a bit more unwelcoming than the altar rail it replaced."    

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QUAERITUR: Gift for a transitional deacon

From a reader: My question is what would be appropriate gifts for a young man to be ordained to the transitional diaconate?  He is a convert and like most of us, very much enjoys the traditions and physically beautiful aspects … Continue reading

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His Excellency Most Rev. John Tong Hon – Bp. of Hong Kong

An appropriate photo of the new Bishop of Hong Kong, His Excellency Most Rev. John Tong Hon.

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Firefox woes and frustration

I have been tempted to shove my keyboard through my screen today. My usual browser, Firefox, is hanging and crashing, ALL THE TIME today. Grrrr. Anyone else having trouble?

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The Georgetown Cover-up

From CNSNews with my emphases and comments. Georgetown Says It Covered Over Name of Jesus to Comply With White House RequestWednesday, April 15, 2009By Edwin Mora (CNSNews.com) – Georgetown University says it covered over the monogram “IHS”–symbolizing the name of … Continue reading

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“the effort to start something”

With a tip of the biretta  o{]:¬)    to the Laudator The soil, too—let others pen-and-ink the sea, the air, (as I sometimes try)—but now I feel to choose the common soil for theme—naught else. The brown soil here, (just … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Holy Father!

WDTPRS offers warm and prayerful best wishesto Pope Benedict XVIon the occasion of His Holiness’s 82nd birthday. Ad multos gloriosque annos!

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