Daily Archives: 24 August 2010

Not just the anniversary of martyrdom of St. Bartholomew

Today is not just the anniversary of martyrdom of St. Bartholomew
In 79 A.D. — Vesuvius erupted, burying Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae
In 410 A.D. — Alaric sacked Rome

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The Feeder Feed: feathers

Some shots from the feeder.
I have taken to calling this one Moses.

This is not a molting thing. 
This bird has been coming for a long time and has always had these little tufts.

Hummingbirds are also interested in … Continue reading

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Traditional Confirmations in London

I am happy to report that in London, at St. James Church, Spanish Place, confirmandi will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the older, traditional, Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the hands of Bishop George Stack, auxiliary bishop … Continue reading

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Video interview of Msgr. Charles Scicluna: “words of fire”

My friend Greg Burke, the Rome correspondent for Fox News, scored an interview – video interview – with Msgr. Charles Scicluna of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who handles graviora delicta cases.
Vatican Prosecutor: Pope Showed “Frustration and … Continue reading

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