Daily Archives: 14 February 2011

Any readers from Cornwall, Devonshire?

Are there any regular readers here from Cornwall or Devon?

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Pastor of two parishes ends use of Extraordinary Ministers of Communion

For your “Brick By Brick” file.
I found this, thanks to a reader, on the site Knights of Divine Mercy, by Fr. Rick Heilman, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Pine Bluff, WI.
My emphases and comments.
Extraordinary Ministers No More *Gulp*
Fr. … Continue reading

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What is your good news?

Do you have any good news to broadcast to the world?
What’s up?
Some blog related good news is that I updated some plugins here and nothing broke.  Also there is going to be some needed server work done in the next … Continue reading

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A moving anniversary

I believe today is the anniversary of  WDTPRS’s move from my dreadful first hosting service to the wonder Joyent, real pros and pioneers of cloud technology.
Some of you long-time readers will remember those rough days before the move.  Apart from … Continue reading

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14 Feb – St. Valentine, priest and martyr

St. Valentine, priest, was martyred in 269 at Rome near the Milvian Bridge on the Via Flaminia.  He is considered a  patron of bee keepers, engaged couples and epileptics.  In pictures or statues he can identified with the … Continue reading

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Have a cautious Valentine’s Day!

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PODCAzT 116: Toward a true ecumenism

NB: iTunes users… I found that there was a second enclosure buried in the post which screwed up the feed.  Let me know if you are getting this on iTunes.
Ecumenical dialogue has been much on my mind these days.  I … Continue reading

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Anglican Communion’s greatest contribution to ecumenism, ev-er!

Remember my proposal that Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, should facilitate the creation of ordinariates for disgruntled Catholics?
Archbp. Williams could issue a document responding to Benedict XVI’s Anglicanorum coetibus called, say, Romanorum coetibus, by which he would offer provisions … Continue reading

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