Daily Archives: 21 July 2010

UK police will monitor internet for threats during Pope’s visit

Remember this?
A follow up from the persistent Anna Arco of the UK’s best Catholic weekly:
Police are monitoring internet for threats against the Pope during British visit
By Anna Arco
British police have said they are monitoring the internet for threats against … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things… revisited

Years ago, long before the existence of WDTPRS, the official WDTPRS Parodohymnist – in the dark days of seminary – worked up new words to a tune familiar to all.
To the Sound of Music tune "My Favorite Things":
Dalmatics on … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I didn’t understand the words of absolution as spoken

Every time I post about the variations priests impose by their own self-centered authority on the celebration of sacraments, and the confusion it causes members of the faithful, questions multiply in my inbox. 
"But Father! But Father!", some say.  "This … Continue reading

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Brighter shining than the sun

For the Just Too Cool file.  Or should that be Just TOO HOT?
Scientists find most massive star ever discovered
LONDON – A huge ball of brightly burning gas drifting through a neighboring galaxy may be the heaviest star ever discovered — … Continue reading

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“Catholic” MSM pundits and getting things dead wrong

TIME is at it again, this time with the help of Tim Padgett.
Padgett is typical of so many self-professed "Catholic" MSM pundits. 
Keeping in mind that some of Padgett’s assertions are by now cliché, use this … Continue reading

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Video tour through the famous Loome Theological Bookseller in Minnesota

The other day I had a trip to one of the most tantalizing places I know … Loome Theological Bookseller in Stillwater, MN.

Allow me to give you a little video tour of the place!


As you can see they have just … Continue reading

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