Daily Archives: 7 February 2010

Super Bowl Commercials

Okay… favs? (Tebow commercial stuff here.)

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Pres. Obama’s adviser Harry Knox

You might have heard something about Pres. Obama’s close adviser Harry Knox. Let’s have a look at a CNS story about this presidential adviser… personally selected by Pres. Obama from who knows how many possible candidates… to help him form … Continue reading

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7 Feb: Bl. Pius IX

Today is the feast of B. Pius IX.   Outside of Rome we do not celebrate Bl. Pius at the altar, but we can certainly on our own consider his contributions during his long pontificate.

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Archbp. Nichols slaps down The Tablet’s coverage of the new translation

From the "Hoist On His Own Petard" file: Here is something from the blog of Damian Thompson which I missed the other day… as I was traveling and my iPhone was on vacation. It seems that the Rome correspondent of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time – COLLECT (2002MR)

Let’s drill into a prayer for today’s Holy Mass. COLLECT – LATIN TEXT (2002MR): Familiam tuam, quaesumus, Domine, continua pietate custodi, ut, quae in sola spe gratiae caelestis innititur, tua semper protectione muniatur. This Collect was in the pre-Conciliar 1962MR, … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to Scottish Bishops: “complete fidelity”

Every five years bishops are required to make an ad limina apostolorum pilgrimage to Rome to visit the "thresholds" and the tombs of the Apostles Peter and Paul and to meet with the Holy Father and Curia for status quaestionis … Continue reading

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Italy Appeals Crucifix Ban

Before his election as Bishop of Rome, Pope Benedict wrote a good deal about the soul of Europe.  He was and is concerned that Europe will lose its identity because Europe will reject the Christianity which is at the very … Continue reading

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