Monthly Archives: March 2010

WDTPRS POLL: Who is to blame for the present crisis?

Over at His Hermeueticalness’s place I picked up a video from Michael Voris. Watch this and then take the POLL. [youtube:] Okay…. now that you have watched that, here is a WDTPRS poll. Make your best choice.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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How about some of your good news?

I think we could all used some of your good news.

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Judicial vicar of Milwaukee gives his account, corrects NYT

This is interesting. This comes from the Catholic Anchor from Anchorage, Alaska. My emphases and comments. Setting the record straight in the case of abusive Milwaukee priest Father Lawrence Murphy Then-presiding judge for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee gives first-person account … Continue reading

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NYC – Manhattan – blognic?

Is it time to talk about a Manhattan Blognic? Someone suggested perhaps Easter Monday.

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The Feeder Feed (Old Master Edition)

I haven’t been able to post about the Feeder, which is nevertheless visible on the Z-CAM. When I am on the road I will sometimes post about birds from other sources. For example, here is a fine Christological Goldfinch from … Continue reading

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A way to support Pope Benedict on 24 April – Pontifical Mass in Washington DC

It occurs to me that coming up in April Catholics in the US (and elsewhere) could have a good way to show support for His Holiness Pope Benedict. At 1:00 pm on 24 April at the National Shrine of the … Continue reading

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Cong. Clergy rejects appeal of parish priest in Thiberville

From Rorate: The blog Osservatore Vaticano reports that Cardinal Hummes of the Congregation of the Clergy has rejected — with unusual speed — the appeal lodged by the Abbe Francis Michel against his sudden dismissal from the curacy of the … Continue reading

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Levity in preparation for a Holy Thursday liturgical abuse many of you will endure

From the official WDTPRS parodohymnologist, Tim Ferguson, comes insightful gloss prepared a couple years ago about  the liturgical abuse so many people see on Holy Thursday. A Holy Thursday Reflection on “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” by Lew Brown, … Continue reading

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I approved a whole raft of registrations.  Sorry it took me so long.  I have been busy. I didn’t approve all of them, however. HINT: It helps if you add some note about yourself when you register.  And I don’t … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Catholic “seder” meal

From a reader: If you have time this week, I was hoping you could post something about Seder meals and whether or not they are important for Catholics to have them.  It seems that I’m hearing varying responses about it.  … Continue reading

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