Daily Archives: 4 December 2009

Checking out Mystic Monk coffee for the first time

A kind reader recently sent me a bag of Mystic Monk coffee beans.
I tried it this morning.
This is "Hermit’s Bold Blend".

I will have to try a stronger batch tomorrow.  I like a pretty sturdy brew.
This was not bad, … Continue reading

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Holy See endorses study analyzing priests’ use of internet

From CNA with emphases and comments:
Holy See endorses study analyzing priests’ use of internet
Rome, Italy, Dec 4, 2009 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- An international research project is attempting to discover how priests perceive and use the internet. [It’ll NEVER catch … Continue reading

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Bishop Bog Blogger

I have never before seen the blog of His Excellency Most Rev. Terence Prendergast, Archbishop of Ottawa, but I think I will return.
This is a guy after my own blogging heart.
First, I remember reports from a friend of mine who … Continue reading

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Feedback from Oxford – first time serving a TLM

From a reader:
I just wanted to let you know a bit of good news, I served for the first time at a sung TLM this evening at SS Gregory & Augustine Church in Oxford, England. We have so many TLMs … Continue reading

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Photography/graphics question

For you who are into photography.
What software are you using to edit or to create?

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Archbp. Nienstedt radio interview on health care reform

I want to direct your attention to an interview on Minnesota Public Radio with the Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt.  He is interviewed about health care reform and the increasingly audible role of … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed

I was away for a while.
Boy, are they glad I’m back!

Where ya’ been?

Success!

Junco.

GOT FEED?

They eat by your donations!  Thanks for your help in the past.

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The show down!

A little humor…

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America Magazine and a 1960′s revolt against the new translation

From America Magazine with my emphases and comments.
I have a "modest proposal" at the end.
The piece was written by Fr. Michael G. Ryan, Rector of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, WA.  Here is something about him from the site of … Continue reading

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6 Dec – Lantana, FL (D. Palm Beach) Solemn TLM

From a reader:
Dear Father,allow me to bring to your (and your readers’) attention a Solemn High Mass (EF) to be celebrated this Sunday, Dec. 6, 2:00pm, at Holy Spirit Church in Lantana, FL.  This will be the first such celebration … Continue reading

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