Daily Archives: 19 November 2009

A sensible diocesan speakers/awards policy

From newpaper of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis The Catholic Spirit with my emphases and comments:
New archdiocesan speaker policy to aid administrators By The Catholic Spirit   Thursday, 19 November 2009
The following new speaker policy was recommended … Continue reading

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) vaporizes Att. Gen. Eric Holder

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) hasn’t been one of my favorite US Senators (though he is pro-life).
This moment, however, deserves attention.
Watch the Senator vaporizes Attorney General Eric Holder in hearing.  The Senator asks the Attorney General about the federal prosecution … Continue reading

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19 Nov 1863: The Gettysburg Address

Today is the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.   It wasn’t much attended at the moment, but over time it has been recognized one of the greatest public speeches ever delivered.
Four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg, on … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo-zoo-zoo 21 Nov – Chant Workshop

From a priest reader, Fr. Johansen:
Chant Workshop This Saturday!
This Saturday, November 21, Fr. David Grondz of St. Philip Neri House and I will be conducting an Introductory Gregorian Chant Workshop. We have had great success with these in the past, … Continue reading

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Terminally ill priest meets with Pope, offers sufferings for the Church

From CNA:
Terminally ill priest meets with Pope, offers sufferings for the Church
Vatican City, Nov 19, 2009 / 02:02 pm (CNA).- Father Luigi Squarcia, a pastor in the Italian town of Acquapendente who has suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease for the … Continue reading

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A way to support a priest

This is nice.
From the site Priests in Crisis.
There is a "pray for a priest" package you can get… and then hopefully use!
You can also come up with your own ways to support a priest.
 

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POLL ALERT: S. Australia voluntary euthanasia law

There is an important poll on the site of the Independent Weekly, in South Australia.
VOTE HERE

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QUAERITUR: Latin-Spanish 1962 hand missal

From a reader:
I have some South American friends who are from a ‘lay community’ who are showing a strong intrest in the Latin Mass. I wanted to buy a Latin-Spanish 1962 hand missal for them for Christmas. Could you or … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Holy Mass videogame for the Wii

From a reader:
Father, did you see this: http://masswepray.com/ ? A game for Nintendo Wii simulating Holy Mass. At first I thought it’s a hoax, but "gameplay movies" look quite real. Someone put a lot of effort into it. Maybe some … Continue reading

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some kudos for a friend

Kudos to Mulier Fortis!

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