Monthly Archives: April 2010

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I ask your prayers for personal intentions.

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Of TLMs and hormones

Fr. Longenecker over at Standing On My Head has an amusing, and useful, entry!
Lovers of the TLM might want to read this and pay careful attention during High Masses in the future.
A New Solution for the Sign of Peace
Ladies, are … Continue reading

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A beautiful mountain of violet silk

A great deal of interest has been expressed in a DVD of the Pontifical Mass celebrated on 24 April in Washington, DC for the anniversary of Pope Benedict’s pontificate.
As far as I know, this project is going ahead.  The organizers … Continue reading

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Sudanese Catholic bishop warns about possible genocide

A few notes before you read the following.
First, the bishop in the story below is a friend of mine.  We lived together for a year in Rome and I used to give share Mass stipends with him when they came … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Oriole!

The Orioles are back!

First one spotted this morning.
I can see these two are going to be in competition for that grape jelly!

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Your reactions to the Pontifical Mass in Washington – Part 2

I had asked readers for reactions to the Pontifical Mass in the Traditional, Extraordinary Form celebrated in Washington DC for the 5th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope Benedict.
Here are some of your responses:
I arrived at 11:00 pm, … Continue reading

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Paul Augustine Card. Mayer, RIP

The oldest living Cardinal, His Eminence Paul Augustine Card. Mayer, OSB, has died at nearly 99 years of age.
Card. Mayer had an incredible life of service in the Church.
I can make the claim that we were friends.  His Eminence ordained … Continue reading

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One of the best blog post titles I have ever seen

Why isn’t abortion the Catholic Social Justice issue?
Before I go on to my point, you might want to look at this.  It is heavy fuel:
Response to America Magazine’s Editorial “Community of Disciples” (22 June 2009) … Continue reading

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US Catholic has a nutty about the Pontifical Mass in Washington DC, but still manages a good question

Over at the liberal US Catholic site a writer named Bryan Cones has a little nutty about the Pontifical Mass in Washington DC.
I’ll add some emphases and comments as I read along with you.
I predict clichés.
A ridiculous mountain of … Continue reading

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A note about your sending “Thanks!” to Bp. Slattery

I recommended (HERE) that you who attended the Pontifical Mass on 24 April in Washington DC, or who watched it on TV, send Bishop Slattery of Tulsa, the celebrant, a note of thanks via the combox on the blog of … Continue reading

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