Daily Archives: 4 September 2009

Six years of Saturn… and I don’t mean the car!

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27 Sept: TLM Ennis Cathedral in County Clare, Ireland

Here is a FWIW note for those of you in Ireland, which I post for the sake of a friend….
"A Missa Cantata will be celebrated in Ennis Cathedral in County Clare, Ireland on the 27th September 2009 at 4.30, and … Continue reading

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WashExaminer: The Van Jones (non) feeding frenzy

I found this interesting, from the Washington Examiner:
The Van Jones (non) feeding frenzyBy: Byron YorkChief Political Correspondent09/04/09 11:30 AM EDT
From a Nexis search a few moments ago:
Total words about the Van Jones controversy in the New York Times: 0.Total words … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about this entries

Don’t forget about this entries…Buy some soap, help some Nuns

QUAERITUR: age for starting to train altar boys
ALERT UPDATE! POLL on ordination of women – dissenters have regrouped
A list of US bishops who have spoken about health care reform 
Catholic … Continue reading

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Avvenire, CEI, Card. Bagnasco, Il Giornale, PM Berlusconi

What goes on in the Church in Italy has subtle effects on the Church throughout the world.
The daily of the Italian Bishops Conference, Avvenire, is in the midst of a controversy.
This is from CNA… with my emphases and comments.
Catholic newspaper … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: age for starting to train altar boys

An e-mail came with a question.
It came without a subject in the subject line and I usually just delete them, but I opened this one.
What is the "rule of thumb" ,age wise, for boys to start to train for the … Continue reading

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Smart TV, Stupid TV, social propaganda and accents

I am going to ramble for a moment.
I have been working my way through episodes of The Eleventh Hour (there are only four) with Patrick Stewart.  Once again we see a BBC show which has a strong social agenda.
You can … Continue reading

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Sacrilegious theft of a tabernacle with the Blessed Sacrament

I got this from Aggie Catholic:
From Ball State Newman Center:
    Please pray for the safe return of the tabernacle (and of course our Eucharistic Lord inside) that was stolen from the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at the St. Francis Newman Center … Continue reading

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What is this?

I am getting interested in mushrooms. Anyone know what this one is?

I am pretty sure that this is Langermannia gigantea.

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1st Thursday plenary indulgence wrap up

Lay people can gain a plenary indulgence on 1st Thursdays during this year for priests.
Did you try to gain this indulgence?
Did you even know about this indulgence?

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