Daily Archives: 31 May 2010

PRAYERCAzT: Vespers – Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BrevRom)

No frills vespers from the Breviarium Romanum, though I sing the hymn Ave maris stella.

The Blessed Virgin compared to the Air we Breathe.Gerard Manley Hopkins, 1918
Wild air, world-mothering air,Nestling me everywhere,That each eyelash or hairGirdles; goes home betwixtThe fleeciest, … Continue reading

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The bitterness of hell, amplified by those whom the damned has caused to fall

From CNA comes an interesting point about the Four Last Things, which you should be thinking of constantly and your evening examination of conscience.
We have heard straight talk from Msgr. Scicluna before, about graviora delicta committed by priests who harm … Continue reading

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Israel Stations Nuclear Missile Subs off Iran

This is from National Terror Alert boiling down an article in The Times…
Israel Stations Nuclear Missile Subs off Iran
May 30, 2010 by national 
Three German-built Israeli submarines equipped with nuclear cruise missiles are to be deployed in the Gulf near … Continue reading

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Card. Pell: In praying to the Omnipotent God we mustn’t “talk in the same way we do at a barbecue”

UPDATE 1 June 0455 GMT:
I have learned that the reporter did not get it wrong.  There are indeed bound copies of the new translation of the Roman Missal with gilt-edged pages.   There were presentation copies for the Holy Father and … Continue reading

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Apostolic Visitation in Ireland

As a follow up to the entry about the problems at the seminary in Maynooth, Ireland.. which if memory serves is triste scriptu the only seminary in Ireland… Ireland…
This is from the VIS:
PRESS RELEASE OF THE HOLY SEE ON THE … Continue reading

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