Daily Archives: 18 January 2010

Don’t Mess With The Babies

I enjoyed this from Orthometer:
Don’t Mess With The Babies.
I recently heard of a priest preaching on the Feast of the Holy Family that Jesus did not know that He was God and the Mary and Joseph were bad parents as … Continue reading

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Winding up the clock, not turning it back

With a tip of the biretta to the Recovering Choir Director I was guided to The Authentic Update:
My emphases and comments:
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Some Thoughts About "Turning Back the Clock"
I’ve done a lot of reading (mostly blog discussions) about liturgical … Continue reading

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Google Thingy on the side bar

I put a Google Thing on the side bar. 
I am not quite sure what it’s for… but…
I put a Google Thing on the side bar. 
I think people are supposed to … I don’t know…  something….

UPDATE 9 Jan … Continue reading

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Perhaps a miracle for Venerable Pope Pius XII?

This is really going to get the roller-coaster running.
From CNA:
Vatican investigating miracle attributed to Pius XII
Vatican City, Jan 18, 2010 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- The Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, … Continue reading

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I’d pay real money for this TV channel

I picked this up from the Shrine:
Sunday, January 17 Tonight on Mystical Theology Theater 3000
Santa Claus conquers the Maritains: Coming down the chimney one Christmas eve, good old St. Nick is surprised by the elderly Jacques Maritain and spends the … Continue reading

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Scotland: Antiquity confers solemnity in shape of Latin mass

Here is something from The Herald of Scotland with my emphases and comments:
Antiquity confers solemnity in shape of Latin mass
Cate Devine
Published on 17 Jan 2010
Attending a traditional Latin mass in Glasgow yesterday was a chilling experience.
There … Continue reading

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“Just being together is not unity, but ultimately an evasion of it.”

Pope Benedict is the Pope of Christian Unity.
From a reader:
I have been noticing when I have time to check your blog the references and arguments you make about Benedict XVI being the unity pope.  Probably like yourself I have had … Continue reading

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Pro-abortion “Catholic” group endorses pro-abortion candidate Coakley (D-MA)

Massachusetts WDTPRS readers… you decide.
Are these guys obtuse or just plain wicked?
The pro-abortion "Catholic" group called "Catholic Democrats" have endorsed pro-abortion Senate candidate Martha Coakley (D-MA).
Here is their press release:
Catholic Democrats Endorses Martha Coakley to Represent Massachusetts in the United … Continue reading

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Old Mass/new Mass thoughts – part 4

Under another entry there has been some consideration of the age of Catholics who prefer the newer form of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo. 
Some suggest that people of a certain age may be more interested in the … Continue reading

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Before hitting the road

Today I had a hankering for a big breakfast, which I almost never indulge in these days. I’ll probably be skipping lunch!

I have great affection for places that specialize in classic American breakfast food… short order.
I have always thought … Continue reading

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