Daily Archives: 8 April 2010

Kathryn Jean Lopez (NRO) on Maureen Dowd (Hell’s Bible)

The present wave of attacks on the Church are being used by liberal activists both inside and outside the Church, both secularist and nominally religious, to promote two agenda items: the ordination of women and the abolition of clerical celibacy … Continue reading

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Urakami Soboro Bento: food from the time of persecution

During my recent stay in NYC I found a nice clean little Japanese restaurant about a block from the rectory with great food and very low prices.  I don’t eat Japanese very often, but every once in a while.   Here … Continue reading

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Everyone!  GO TO CONFESSION! From NASA via AFP: Asteroid to pass near Earth on Thursday: NASA Thu Apr 8, 1:56 pm ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – A recently discovered small asteroid will pass by the Earth on Thursday, but poses no … Continue reading

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Slow blog day

In more ways than one. The blog has been loading a little slowly today.  Sorry about that. Hopefully I will be able to get at this soon.

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Thanks to readers

After several weeks away from home, I am collecting my mail from the various people who collected it. So far, I have have found items sent by kind readers from my amazon.com wish list! Many thanks to MP of PA … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: leaving the “and” out of the form for absolution

From a reader: Forgive the scrupulosity of the question:  At my most recent confession, the priest, who I confess to with some regularity on and off, absolved as follows – while making the sign of the cross:  I absolve you … Continue reading

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Bp. Jenky (D. Peoria): tabernacle must be in center of all churches in five years

I thought you would like to know about a positive development in the Diocese of Peoria. My emphases and comments:   Directive on location of tabernacles from Bishop Jenky Saying that placing the Blessed Sacrament at the physical center of … Continue reading

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Perhaps the worst ever design for a church

If they actually build this monstrosity in L’Aquila, Italy, the Roj Mahal in Los Angeles will no longer be the ugliest church I have ever seen. I think the locals might actually have to pray for another earthquake. And now … Continue reading

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President Obama’s personal “domestic security force”

Someone sent me a link to second Youtube video. But first watch this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwaAVJITx1Y&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM-JiGGYJ5w&feature=player_embedded

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