Daily Archives: 11 May 2009

Benedict XVI at Yad Vashem

The Holy Father at Yad Vashem.


Present were President Shimon Peres, Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin, President of the  Council of "Yad Vashem" Rabbi Israel Meir Lau.   He lit a flame and left a wreath, met with survivors and signed … Continue reading

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Kindle

Do any of you have and use a Kindle? or plan to get the new Kindle DX?
This sounds like an interesting device.   It is super flat and is meant to bridge the gap between reading from papers or books and … Continue reading

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St. Paul, MN

A few days at St. John’s on the East Side

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New York, NY

I may be in NYC for a few days!

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Grand Rapids, MI

I should be in Grand Rapids, MI for a few days.

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Meet the Missus

Meet Mrs. Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

You can how the beaks of the Pine Siskins and Goldfinches are shaped to dig seeds out of thistles and other plants with small seeds.

This guy hasn’t found the birdbath yet.

Finally…   
PENJING REPORT
Penjing still has no comment.

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Benedict XVI at the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center: “God’s irruptive presence”

The Holy Father’s speech at the "Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center" in a meeting of people representing different religions in the region of the Holy Land.
Of note are his comments applicable to inculturation and also the internet.
My emphases and comments.
Dear … Continue reading

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Vatican statement about unscheduled Remarks by Sheikh Tayssir Attamimi

Vatican Press Office Statement regarding unscheduled Remarks by Sheikh Tayssir Attamimi during the Inter-religious Meeting at the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Centre

Statement of Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi, Director of the Press Office of the Holy See:
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A study in how “nuance” is used to enervate

From the ultra-lefty National Catholic Reporter we have this piece.A Georgetown prof is trying…. [btw... nice tie, Father] … to offer a very nuanced position.  The bottom line is that Catholics, especially bishops, are not sophisticated or wise unless they … Continue reading

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Blog is slllllooooowwwww todayyyyyyy

Sorry, folks.   Don’t know why.

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