Daily Archives: 19 April 2010

Happy 5th Anniversary Holy Father!

On this day in 2005, the 265th Successor of Peter, the Bishop of Rome, was elected and took the name of Benedict.
May God grant Pope Benedict health and length of days!
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Benedict XVI to young Maltese

The Holy Father gave this address today with my emphases and comments:
Żgħażagħ Maltin u Għawdxin, jien kuntent ħafna li ninsab maghkom,

[Dear young people of Malta and Gozo, I am very happy to be with you,]
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Your good news

Please give us a lift today and post your good news!

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“Where willows harmonize the wind”

A biretta tip o{]:¬)   to the Laudator with my additions:
 韋 應 物  Wei Ying-wu (c. 737–791), East of the Town (tr. Witter Bynner, ellipses in original):
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Internal forum/confession and reporting crimes to the state

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, parish priest in Brighton at St. Mary Magdalen has a very good entry on his blog.  To a degree it represents also some of my own reflections in the last few days.
Let’s have a look:
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A look at Fr. Pfleger’s parish in Chicago

I am amazed that Fr. Pfleger continues in his office of pastor at St. Sabina Church in Chicago. 
A reader sent me this:
A day or two ago I decided to see what St. Sabina’s website has to offer http://www.saintsabina.org/. … Continue reading

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