Daily Archives: 29 August 2009

funeral question

Are funerals really no longer for the purpose of praying for the soul of the deceased?
Do the dead no longer need prayers?
I’m just askin’
What are funeral Masses for?

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grrrrr update

I have successfully rebuilt the most important part of the mothership.  It has been a real anabasis.
However, I am now trying to figure out how to restore files from a shadow backup, in a .vhd file.
The Vista program with which … Continue reading

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Intercessions at a funeral

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A note for today from Ven. Bede

Today’s liturgy, on this feast of the Beheading of John the Baptist, perhaps has something to say about what we are witnessing in another sphere.
From the Office of Readings a selection from Ven. Bede in which we read:

His persecutor had … Continue reading

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