Daily Archives: 1 September 2009

A tech success! Finally!

I haven’t had too many tech successes lately, given the number of disasters there have been. Some time ago a kind reader sent me a network power switch… incredibly useful gizmo, let me tell you!  Especially when you are on … Continue reading

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Good story on kath.net

Those of you who read German might want to check this story on kath.net.   I don’t have time to translate it for you.

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Card. Rivera: Catholics cannot support “death projects” without betraying themselves

Read this, from CNA, and then I will ask something provocative. Here is a strong statement from Card. Rivera of Mexico City with my emphases and comments. Church cannot remain silent in face of threats against life, says Cardinal Rivera … Continue reading

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Priesthood recruiting video

I think some of you might like this short video, which explains itself.

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Vietnamese blogger arrested for challenging media distortions of Pope’s speech

What will happen in this regard worldwide, I wonder? From CNA: Vietnamese blogger arrested for challenging media distortions of Pope’s speech Hanoi, Vietnam, Sep 1, 2009 / 02:56 am (CNA).- A blogger who was defending the Church against the state … Continue reading

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POLL: What color vestments for your own funeral?

Originally posted on 20 August… Under other entries people are talking about the strange term "Mass of Resurrection". They are also talking about the color of vestments for funerals, including their own preferences. What would you prefer for your own … Continue reading

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BENEDICT XVI’S PRAYER INTENTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER VATICAN CITY, 1 SEP 2009 (VIS) – Pope Benedict XVI’s general prayer intention for September is: "That the word of God may be better known, welcomed and lived as the source of freedom and … Continue reading


D. Tulsa: New Benedictine monastery to be founded

This comes from Vultus Christi and also a reader: With a heart full of joy, I was hoping you would share the news that the Diocese of Tulsa is going to be the site of a unique, and quite exciting, … Continue reading

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