Daily Archives: 20 August 2009

oh… OH!

I violated a strict kitchen rule tonight.
After supper when cleaning up I had some hot chilies left over. I put them away.
When you handle hot peppers you should always, right away, wash your hands.
As I was saying, I put the … Continue reading

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Feeder feed

While I have been writing an article and fixing a computer and doing may other things, the feeder has been SUPER busy today.
The Goldfinch Eating Team is DEMOLISHING socks full of thistle seed.
You can almost see the level dropping.

Many female … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I comment on noise in church, the priest reacts badly

From a reader:
My family always prays after the Novus Ordo Mass at our little country church (fits about 150) the prayers commonly recited after the Low Mass. Unfortunately, once the last note fades from the recessional, all other parishioners jump … Continue reading

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Winds of change

In my native place, Minneapolis, where Episcopalians/Anglicans first decided to "ordain" women, it seems that my former confessional splinter group the Lutheran Church – no wait – there is no Lutheran Church…. the ELCA, is debating the issue of openly … Continue reading

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The Tablet seems to be okay with state funded abortion. Surprised?

From CNA comes this unsurprising piece.  Here is a taste:
London, England, Aug 18, 2009 / 02:42 am (CNA).- A Catholic newspaper in Britain has drawn harsh criticism for claiming that the U.S. bishops’ concerns about abortion coverage in proposed health … Continue reading

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NB: abortion is NOT “health care”… repeat…

CNA reports:
In face of Planned Parenthood attack, USCCB official insists abortion is not health care
Washington D.C., Aug 20, 2009 / 06:19 am (CNA).- Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, has criticized the U.S. Catholic bishops’ work … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, SESSIUNCULA | 11 Comments