Daily Archives: 11 July 2009

Health, long life and many graces for Pope Benedict XVI

WDTPRS sends out prayerful best greeting for His Holiness, Pope Benedict on his feast day of St. Benedict! Health to him, O Lord, long life and many graces!

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Some pointers for reading the new encyclical

There is a kind cyber-roundtable on Caritas in veritate at the site of Catholic World Report. I am not one of them, alas.  There are some good comments and writers, such as J. Brian Benestad, Francis J. Beckwith, Father Joseph … Continue reading

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New Under Secretary for the CDW

Biretta tip to Rinascimento Sacro for the news in ZENIT about the new Sottosegretario at the Cong. for Divine Worship.  The new top three staffers there are now set. TOLEDO, mercoledì, 8 luglio 2009 (ZENIT.org).- Il sacerdote Juan Miguel Ferrer … Continue reading

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At the feeder

It has been a while since I have given you a feeder update. First, an observation.  The Goldfinches are eating EVERYTHING.  They are not in any way sticking to the thistle seed socks.  I checked around a little with birders … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Stations of the Cross – photos of poor people, not the Lord

From a reader: While on a college visit in Virginia, my son and I visited the Campus Catholic Ministry and noticed the room that was used for Mass had “Stations of the Cross” around the periphery.  I use quotes because … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: TLMs in modern churches in far-flung places

From a reader: I am soon moving to a rather desolate and remote location in the world: Alaska. I know there are a lot of "issues" with the churches where I am going but one of my biggest concerns is … Continue reading

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Another “come back”

Lance Armstrong… Tour de France… well…

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