Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dr. Krauthammer on Pres. Obama’s attack on “corporate jets”

Were Charles Krauthammer to run for President I might just vote for him.  Just think of the great press conferences and State of the Union addresses.
Yesterday, Dr. K had provide Special Report on Fox News Channel a blistering and at … Continue reading

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Feet

From 17-18 June in England there was an “Invocation Weekend“.
Here is a shot that causes, at least caused me, a double-take.

His Hermeneuticalness has more on the event.

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Spiffy

L’Osservatore Romano is going for baroque.

Now about that … content.

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Defense of marriage in Minnesota

The Winona (Minnesota) Daily has an opinion piece about the defense of true marriage, and the attacks on true marriage by proponents of relationships that are contrary to nature.
My emphases and comments.
Dick Houck: Marriage based on children, not love
By DICK … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: some Orioles and a not-Oriole

Just a couple shots.
The young Orioles are still around.

They fight over the grape jelly.

You lookin’ at me?

Really blue.

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AFP: China detains Vatican-backed Catholic priest

From Agence France-Presse:
China detains Vatican-backed Catholic priest
(AFP) – 6 hours ago
BEIJING — Chinese police detained a Vatican-backed Catholic priest and blocked his ordination as a bishop, a parishioner said Thursday, in a move likely to raise tensions with the Holy … Continue reading

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How to make your parish more self-centered

Tim Drake, a columnist for the National Catholic Register (Register – Good.  Reporter – Bad.) has 14 points for how to make your parish more self-centered.
(The point is: Parishes should not be self-centered.)
Here are the points.  You can read his … Continue reading

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Protest blasphemy

This came in my email from American Needs Fatima.
Caution: blasphemous material.
Please protest the Southern California Premiere of the blasphemous show Jerry Springer: The Opera, which is full of profanity, impurity and blasphemous content, such as

The … Continue reading

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Lose the bear.

Another view.

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Pope Benedict, the lark and the raven

I picked up something from Ignatius Insight which caught my eye.  They posted an excerpt from Pope Benedict’s autobiographical Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977.
His Holiness recounted something that happened during his ordination to the priesthood, sixty years ago today as I write.  … Continue reading

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