Daily Archives: 29 April 2009

Message in a bottle

Have you ever put a message in a bottle and thrown it into the ocean?  Buried it to be retrieved later?  Or not? Message in a bottle from the HolocaustOn September 9, 1944 seven young men buried a message in … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool | 18 Comments

Deplorable “Catholic Democrats” deplore Amb. Glendon

I am all for an identifiable Catholic presence in the public square. That said, this group is becoming more and more divisive: Catholic Democrats. Here is their latest defense of Notre Shame, which involves the denigration of Amb. Mary Ann … Continue reading

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Lacking only feathers sticking from his mouth….

From The Black Biretta, the blog of Fr. Trigilio:   Tiberius (Gaius Claudius Nero Caesar) on his imperial throne looking at Fr. Z’s scrumptious aviary friends

Posted in Lighter fare, Mail from priests, The Feeder Feed | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Bp. Tobin speaks powerfully about unnatural marriage

His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas Tobin, Bishop of Providence, has something to say in the Rhode Island Catholic. The usual methods of social re-engineering include what I call "creeping incrementalism".  You start slowly, not trying to attain everything you aim … Continue reading

Posted in The future and our choices | 69 Comments

Priest forgives suspect in confessional stabbing

From CNN. Priest forgives suspect in confessional stabbing By Rich PhillipsCNN Senior Producer VERO BEACH, Florida (CNN) — The Rev. Michael Massaro says he has a few aches and pains, but a good night’s sleep has done him some good … Continue reading

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Little Sisters of the Poor, Newcastle – TLM

From a reader: Mass at the Little Sisters of the Poor, NewcastleTonight there will be a Missa Cantata in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the chapel of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Westmorland Road, Newcastle at … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick | 34 Comments