Daily Archives: 12 May 2011

The Feeder Feed: Wild Red-head Edition

I was at the oars today, writing.  I have a good view of the feeders.  As I was working, I caught out of the corner of my eye a shape and set of colors that grabbed my attention and … … Continue reading

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CLARIFICATION: Universae Ecclesiae and my sports analogy

I am driven to issue my own Instruction.
Let’s call it
Inter lusorum coronas …
or else…
Summorum ludentium….
I have seen in the combox and had email analysis upon analysis of my using the analogy of a no-hitter for Universae Ecclesiae.
“But Father! But … Continue reading

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Preliminary observations and mixed metaphors about the Instruction “Universae Ecclesiae”

The text of the Instruction is under an embargo until Friday 1200 noon Rome Time (1000 GMT, 0600 EDT).  I must respect that as far as the blog is concerned.
I will put something together about it and post it here … Continue reading

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Of Railways

Another lighter story.  I can hear the comparison’s with the Hogwart’s Express now.
From CNA:
Vatican City, May 12, 2011 / 10:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s a little known Vatican fact but the Pope has his own train station. Thing is, it’s … Continue reading

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Mystic Monk Coffee Break: reader feedback edition

I have a pretty active email inbox.  Far too active in some respects.  Here is a piece of “fan mail” that actually made me laugh.
NB: We haven’t talked about the goofy Matthew Fox for a long time here.  The writer … Continue reading

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“we do NOT come down from the cross”

I enjoy the musings of The Sensible Bond.   He has a thoughtful entry which, in the lead up the Universae Ecclesiae seemed apposite to post… in part.  We jump into this in medias res.  He has been talking about the … Continue reading

Posted in HONORED GUESTS, Our Catholic Identity, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , | 35 Comments