Daily Archives: 20 September 2010


There were attacks today.   I am not sure what kind.  Perhaps generic. In any event.  The time has come for changes. I have switched to the WP default theme for a bit while I ponder options. I am told that … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 29 Comments

QUAERITUR: Can I buy a relic?

From a reader: I wanted to know if it is permissible to buy relics. I know that Canon Law says that it is absolutely wrong to sell them. But what about buying them? Also, how do I go about confirming … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Saints: Stories & Symbols | Tagged | 7 Comments


I have receive quite a few e-mails asking me if there are blog problems. Yes.  There are blog problems, and I am not sure what is causing them. The fact that I posted this means that the blog is running… … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 13 Comments

By Jove! Sky watching alert!

From Spaceweather.com JUPITER AT ITS BEST: Tonight, Sept. 20-21, Earth and Jupiter converge for their closest encounter in decades. The giant planet will soar across the sky at midnight, outshining everything except the Moon itself.  Although big, bright Jupiter will … Continue reading

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Filipino liturgists react against Summorum Pontificum

The Archdiocese of Manila has posted on their website a statement made after a meeting of liturgists from the Philippines under the aegis of the bishops conference of the Philippines. Included in this short statement is the following: Liturgical Inculturation. … Continue reading

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The Mail: Every Englishman should be proud of John Henry Newman’s beatification

From The Mail comes this piece about the Bl. John Henry Newman by Conrad Black. Why today’s beatification of John Henry Newman is something every Englishman should be proud of, by CONRAD BLACK By Conrad Black Pope Benedict XVI’S beatification … Continue reading

Posted in Saints: Stories & Symbols, The Drill | Tagged , | 13 Comments