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Daily Archives: 5 January 2010
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Once again we hear that we need a greater use of technology… blah blah…
Okay, let’s do that. What is the projected budget for the U.S.? How much money would it take to change the way we approach and actually create … Continue reading
I have had over a dozen e-mail requests for my predictions for 2010. I’ll dash off a few just for fun! Animi caussa!
The TLM will continue to get traction as aging-hippies leave the scene and younger priests with less baggage … Continue reading
Here is a quick PODCAzT which includes a conversation over skype with His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Timothy Finigan, parish priest in Blackfen, Kent.
Then I go on with multiple digressions about a special blessings in the pre-Conciliar Rituale Romanum for the … Continue reading
Lest we get too involved with our oh-so-difficult problems in our parishes or dioceses….
Underground Bishop of Xiwanzi dies, security tightened for funeralby Zhen Yuan
Although the area is under heavy snow, thousands of faithful are expected for the funeral. The … Continue reading
A reader sent me this serious yet amusing bit:
The following hoaxes/myths will be exposed in 2010: Manmade global warmingAtheistic evolutionRelativism is the only absoluteAbortion is "health care"Nobody can do health care better than the governmentA Catholic can be pro-choiceThe government will … Continue reading
Do you have some good news to pass along to otherwise shell-shocked readers?
I will start it off. It turns out that after lots of tests my mother does not have bone cancer after all. Pretty good news.
From a reader:
I purchased an iPhone this weekend, and have downloaded the ibreviary so far it works great. I was wondering if it would be appropriate to use my ibreviary during adoration. I typically will bring along one of the … Continue reading
Sometimes it seems that the trajectory of your life is to serve a a warning to otheres not to go down the same path you took.
His rebus dictis, there is a truly bizarre dust up in France in a town … Continue reading
Watch for a lot more of this in the future.
Malaysian protesters and hackers target Catholic newspaper after ‘Allah’ ruling
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan 5, 2010 / 04:08 am (CNA).- Following the Malaysian High Court’s approval of a Catholic newspaper’s use … Continue reading