Daily Archives: 17 December 2009

Speaker Pelosi “thanks God” for tax-payer funded abortion language

About the new Senate Bill, from Lifesite: [Pelosi said] the Senate bill "doesn’t have a public option, doesn’t expand Medicare for the (age) 55 to 64 group, and has abortion language that is completely different from the House – thank … Continue reading

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O antiphons site – revived

Years ago I created a small site about O Antiphons.  One of our frequent readers here asked me to repost it. Here you go! Click HERE. It is a little primitive by today’s fancy standards, but it might still be … Continue reading

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Save The Liturgy…. Say the Black…. WDTPRS…. stuff

I have had a few people send e-mails asking to repost the addresses to my shops for coffee mugs, etc., in different countries. Glad to oblige! I have been punishing these mugs, microwaving them for long periods and putting them … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI may approve John Paul II as “Venerable” on 19 Dec

From Rome Reports Benedict XVI to declare John Paul II venerable at the Vatican December 17, 2009. The late Pope John Paul II is one step closer at getting a spot on the altars, now that Benedict XVI will name … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed

I have only a single male Cardinal coming around to the feeder.  There is a female lurking somewhere also, but I haven’t seen her for a while. They are very alert and skittish. He does go up on the feeder, … Continue reading

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Ineffabiliter sapiens, sapienter infans

Yesterday I wrote my column for the Christmas issue of The Wanderer.  Inter alia I delved into what St. Augustine said about the eternal Word becoming an infans, "incapable of speech", as the Lord’s way of teaching humility.  Augustine explores … Continue reading

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They finally got around to it: Milingo dismissed from the clerical state

In the "It’s About Time" folder, comes this news from VIS about the dismissal of Emmanuel Milingo from the clerical state: For a number of years the Church has followed with great concern the difficulties caused by the regrettable conduct … Continue reading

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