Daily Archives: 27 June 2010

Wow… just… wow…. That’s ugly.

At the Italian site Fides et Forma, Francesco Collafemina has posted photos of supremely ugly churches. 
I mean… reeeeealllly ugly.

This church is called Santa Monica.  I don’t think St. Monica or her son would be amused.

And another view….

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Rabbi’s reaction to SCOTUS nominee Kagan

From CNA about POTUS’s SCOTUS’s nominee:
Rabbis say Kagan not a ‘kosher’ Supreme Court nominee
Alexandria, Va., Jun 27, 2010 / 06:13 pm (CNA).-
According to the National Rabbinical Alliance and its more than 850 Orthodox Jewish members, Supreme Court nominee Elena … Continue reading

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The dark of the moon

Did you see the Partial Lunar Eclipse?
I saw on Spaceweather that a photographer in Australia, Geoff Sims, did, and shot some photos.  He put them together to show the outline of Earth’s shadow!

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Theologian says Jesus may not have died nailed to the Cross

From the Daily Telegraph comes this strange story  
Jesus did not die on cross, says scholar
Jesus may not have died nailed to the cross because there is no evidence that the Romans crucified prisoners two thousand years ago, a scholar … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: wrong readings at Sunday TLM

From a reader:
At my parish’s Extraordinary Form Mass this morning, the priest, I think accidentally, used the readings and prayers for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost instead of those for the Fifth Sunday. Did this affect the validity of the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Collect – 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Let’s have a look at this week’s…
COLLECT – (2002MR): Deus, qui, per adoptionem gratiae, lucis nos esse filios voluisti, praesta, quaesumus, ut errorum non involvamur tenebris, sed in splendore veritatis semper maneamus conspicui.
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