Daily Archives: 1 May 2009

Dog bites man and church-goers disapprove of Notre Dame

This shouldn’t surprise anyone.  From CNA with my emphases and comments: Survey finds church-going Catholics more likely to disapprove of ND Obama invite Washington D.C., May 1, 2009 / 04:16 pm (CNA).- While Catholics have mixed reviews regarding President Obama’s … Continue reading

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Thanks to readers for the feeders

Some thanks are due. I have been pretty busy lately and haven’t sent shouts out to those who have been so good as to send things from the wish list and make donations through the button on the side bar … Continue reading

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Magnificent monks and their flying machines, they go up diddly up up, …

"… they do down diddly down down." Very cool… from The Lion and the Cardinal: Dr. Richard P. Hallion: The first known serious flight attempt in world history occurred about a thousand years before the Wright brothers, in western England. … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: S. Ioseph Opificis, sponsi B. Mariae Virg., confessoris

Today’s feast of glorious St. Joseph is quite modern.  It was given to the Church by Pope Pius XII in 1955. We celebrate Joseph as a patron of workers.  No doubt the thought behind the feast was, among other motives, … Continue reading

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082 09-03-19 St. Joseph: a hymn dissected & sermon of Bernardine of Siena In that PODCAzT I tackle the hymn for this feast day for glorious St. Joseph!

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Card. Mahony maps out challenges for ministry in the future

In his regular Friday missive John L Allen, Jr., the nearly ubiquitous fair-minded correspondent for the dissenting NCR, reports on the content of an address given by the Archbishop of LA, His Eminence Roger Card. Mahony this week about ministry … Continue reading

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Annotated timeline of Notre Dame’s downward slide

At NCReg Fr. Raymond de Souza gives an annotated timeline of the dissolution of Catholic identity at Notre Dame over the last 25 years. The article is rather long.  Read and come back to discuss.

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W. Hollywood – 1 May – TLM

From a reader: There will be a Solem High Mass with Gregorian Chant and Sacred Polyphony. The Mass will be at St. Victor’s parish located at  8634 Holloway dr., West Hollywood, Ca  (310) 652-6477, at 8:00pm this Friday May 1st.  The … Continue reading

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