Daily Archives: 14 May 2010

REVIEW: Robin Hood

Not feeling well today, I opted for a movie. I went to Robin Hood. I wish I had stayed home. This movie is really bad. Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse… it did. The credits are still rolling. … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI in Oporto: “How much time we have lost…”

I am incessantly going on about what I think Pope Benedict is trying to do in his pontificate: reinvigorate Catholic identity so that Catholics can fulfill their mission to shape the world around them.  If we don’t know know we … Continue reading

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Many years ago I was walking along the river on an evening constitutional with a Chinese friend the topic of differences in food came up. I asked him whether or not he had eaten dog very often.  He said, "yes", … Continue reading

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Bp. Moran of Aberdeen, Scotland, blocks an Extraordinary form Mass

From the blog Damian Thompson on a sad piece of news: A historic Latin Mass in the cathedral of the Orkney Isles… blocked by the Catholic bishop By Damian Thompson How sad to hear that plans to celebrate Mass in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I receive Communion at two Masses in one day?

From a reader, a question that pops up every once in a while.  Adhering to the adage repetita iuvant, here is the question and response: It used to be the rule that you could could go to Communion only once … Continue reading

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