Daily Archives: 28 September 2009

REVIEW – Movie recommendation: Bright Star

I went with several friends tonight to see a movie. Bright Star This is about the early 19th c. English romantic poet John Keats, who died so young in Rome. The movie focuses on the last year or so Keats … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: yet another reason why we need the new translation

The new translation of the Missale Romanum is coming and, my oh my, do we need  it and soon. Yesterday when I was saying Mass in English at the parish of a priest friend, I nearly gaped at the inept … Continue reading

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development: giving money to which groups?

From CNA:  Watchdog group ‘pleased’ with defunding of grantees who violate Catholic teaching Washington D.C., Sep 27, 2009 / 05:04 pm (CNA).- A watchdog group which discovered that the Catholic Campaign for Human Development has given grants to groups which … Continue reading

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Medjugorje news

Some news about Medjugorje, which I picked up from the great Fr. Blake, PP of Brighton: The Bishop of Mostar has issued a series of restrictions on Medjugorje, I am afraid it has been translated by machine, the original can … Continue reading

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I do enjoy good Chinese food when I can get it. Lunch brings some juicy Shanghai style buns. And pan fried noodles.

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Seattle: brick by brick

Here is some nice brick by brick news from Seattle. From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer with my emphases and comments.   Saturday, September 26, 2009Last updated 1:59 p.m. PTDominus vobiscum: Latin mass returns to Seattle By JOEL CONNELLYSEATTLEPI.COM STAFF The chants … Continue reading

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Helpful… for a while, at least

I found this helpful critter curled up in my garage. I would welcome a whole nest of snakes in the garage or around the grounds to keep down the number of nice juicy chipmunks hanging about. Sadly he…she?… picked the … Continue reading

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Translation of piece about Card. Castrillon and Bp. Arborelius available

At Forma et Fides there is now a translation of the piece about the response of Card. Castrillion in the wake of the claims by Bp. Arborelius.

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