Daily Archives: 2 January 2010

Shipping your suitcase

Do any of you have experience of Fedexing or UPSing your suitcase instead of checking it on an airplane trip?

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The Feeder Feed

There are some really cold birds out there!   This morning it was way below zero Fahrenheit and windy.
The birds are eating prodigiously, doing their puffball thing, sometimes sitting low on their feet to preserve warmth.

Cold Nuthatch.

An eating Goldfinch.

Mrs. Cardinal.  Cold.

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QUAERITUR: Catholic Calendars

From a reader:
Can anyone recommend a good Catholic wall calendar that has the feast days according to the EF use?
 
Okay, folks…. Catholic calendars!
Discuss.  Extraordinary Forum… Ordinary Form… whatever…
I recently received a calendar from my friends at Angelus Press.  It depicts … Continue reading

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Turkey wants the bones of St. Nicholas

From Rorate with a biretta tip
Another barefaced insult from the Turks
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Ecce advenit!

I really liked this post at NLM which you can read in full over there:
Most every Ordinary Form Masses for Epiphany this Sunday will begin with "We Three Kings."
The practice is so common that many people might be … Continue reading

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The Battle of Granada, 1492

A friend sent this note:
Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Granada, 1492.
The Battle of Granada involved a siege of the Spanish city of Granada and was fought over a period of months leading up to the city’s surrender … Continue reading

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They wanted some attention, after all

I found this on the blog Ten Reasons:

Would it surprise you to learn that Fr. Lawrence Mick, official catechist for the Worship office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, has signed his name to an online petition opposing the new Mass … Continue reading

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