Daily Archives: 4 March 2011

Grrrr

How often do you turn in the TV, in the USA at least, and find a commercial?

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Everything’s up to date in Kansas City, MO.

I caught this excellent post over at SERVIAM!
And while the sweet sounds of bats upon balls heralds another year of America’s Pastime, the spring training to which I refer is of an even more sacred kind (as hard … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in Kansas City, Kansas: Confessions – every parish, every Wednesday in Lent

Sometimes I wonder if Bp. Finn of Kansas City, MO and Archbp. Naumann of Kansas City, KS compete with each other to be the best Catholic bishop they can be.
Here is great news from Kansas City, Kansas.
Take this in:

The Sacrament … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan reacts to Pres. Obama’s betrayal of DOMA

From the site of the USCCB.  My emphases and comments:
Archbishop Dolan Calls Refusal to Defend Defense of Marriage Act an ‘Alarming and Grave Injustice’
WASHINGTON (March 3, 2011)— “Our nation and government have the duty to recognize and protect marriage, not … Continue reading

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Card. Burke speaks to a Catholic Men’s Conference

A favorite Cardinal, His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke, was recently in Pendleton, OR at a the Northwest Catholic Men’s Conference.  A choir of students from one of my favorite small Catholic Colleges, Wyoming Catholic College, went to participate at the … Continue reading

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ALERT: REQUEST FOR PRAYERS FOR A MIRACULOUS CURE: Joseph – 2 years old

If you don’t pray for miracles, you won’t obtain them.
I have been exchanging some messages with a priest friend.  I had to share them with you in edited form:
A personal favour. Could you please ask prayers for young Joseph. He … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 60 Comments

REVIEW: Some thoughts about the Pope’s new book – part II

For Part I go HERE.
I have read an advance copy of the new, second volume of Benedict XVI’s book, Jesus of Nazareth. The new book will be released worldwide for Lent 2011, with a date of 10 March. Just … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 9th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Before we head into the weekend, we should have a glance at the Collect, or “Opening Prayer” for the 9th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  In the traditional calendar it will be Quinquagesima Sunday which I will get to tomorrow.
Easter falls … Continue reading

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Exhibits for the blind at the Vatican Museum

From CNA:
Vatican City, Mar 3, 2011 / 11:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Specially-trained guides are now available to offer one-of-a-kind tours of the Vatican Museums to the deaf and blind.
The museums’ staff announced the new service at a March 1 press … Continue reading

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