Daily Archives: 29 June 2010

GARUM! GARUM! GARUM!

Did I mention garum?
Buy your garum using amazon (when available)!
From rogueclassicism comes this about that precious liquid garum, in modern terms colatura.  (Check here and here.)
Garum Festival
Are Classicists aware of this event in Tunisia?
    The Garum summer festival was held … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Sermon for Sts. Peter and Paul

What did the Pope of Christian Unity really say to new Archbishops and to the delegate of the Ecumenical Patriarch?
From the website of Vatican Radio here is the English text of the Holy Father’s sermon for the Solemnity of Sts … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: sacristy sign with the name of the bishop

I had an interesting note from a priest with a question:
I want to put in our sacristy a sign for visiting priests about the name of the bishop so they know what name to say during the Eucharistic Prayer.  Since … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: The Pallium, its blessing and imposition

Today during Holy Mass in the Basilica of St. Peter, near to Peter’s tomb, the Holy Father gave the pallium to new metropolitan archbishops.
The pallium is a sign of the jurisdiction metropolitans have in their provinces and also a … Continue reading

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Russian spy cliff-hanger

What about those Russian sleepers in the USA!
Ironically, last night I watched the last episode of season 7 of what is called in the USA MI-5 (in the UK Spooks) about the Russians waking up sleepers in UK to launch … Continue reading

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Fr. Sirico: the ramifications of driving Christianity from the public square

On detnews.com (The Detroit News) Fr. Robert Sirico has a column about the terms the ramifications of driving freedom of religion from the public square.
My emphases and comments.
Don’t devalue Christian heritageFr. Robert Sirico
A week or so ago I struck up … Continue reading

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