Daily Archives: 8 June 2010

After writing…

… I am on my way to meet a friend for supper. it’s a very pleasant evening. My favorite tall building in Manhattan. The top is actually stylized hubcaps! This is a nice plate of skate, with lemon and capers.

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Whatever happened to the “sensus fidelium” mania?

A reader sent this: We were in formation in the 80’s and 90’s and were constantly barraged with the "sensus fidelium"?  At every turn in pastoral theology, in liturgy, in moral theology, in Scripture in preaching in…. well…. just about … Continue reading

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Some readers had sent me notes about the whimsical graphic I put together based on the famous WWII "Keep Calm and Carry On" poster.  There are zillions of variations for myriad causes floating around out there, as this wonderful design … Continue reading

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Chinese Lunch

Near where I stay in Manhattan there is a very dependable Chinese restaurant. Since today is so nice, I am taking a break from writing and enjoying a stroll and lunch starting with Hot Sour Soup. And blazing hot Hunan … Continue reading

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New Islamic developments in the murder of the Bishop in Turkey

There is a new theory working concerning the murder of Bishop Luigi Padovese in Turkey by his "crazed" driver. The original claim was that the bishop’s driver, was depressed, etc., and then stabbed the bishop to death. Now the working … Continue reading

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Prepare to be amused: wymynprysts protesting Vatican blah blah blah

From AP via CBS with my emphases and derision: ROME, June 8, 2010 Protesters March in Vatican for Female Priests Reform Groups Press for Ordination of Women, as Catholic Church Struggles With Abuse in Male-Only Priesthood (AP)   Groups [Makes it … Continue reading

Posted in Throwing a Nutty | 43 Comments

A helpful image

Sometimes you need a visual image to get the point across. I enjoyed this image from The Sacred Page:

Posted in Lighter fare | 15 Comments

Homosexual activist’s “documentary” about Pope Benedict to air before visit to England

I don’t know whether this is mainly for your Last Acceptable Prejudice file or your Throwing a Nutty file … from CNA.  My emphases and comments: Catholics denounce slated ‘documentary’ on Pope by homosexual activist London, England, Jun 8, 2010 … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed – literally

Here is a long distance edition of the Feeder Feed. I am in Manhattan, but I was checking the webcams at the feeders back home to see what was up and if any of them were empty. Here is what … Continue reading

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