Daily Archives: 9 June 2011

REQUEST for the Novena before Pentecost

Dear readers, Since it is Ascension THURSDAY, when the first novena of prayer before Pentecost began for the Lord’s Blessed Mother and His Apostles, I have it in mind to start a novena of my own for two personal and … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Hummingbird Edition

There are zillions of humming birds this year. Here are few shots.

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Does this seem to you to be a new journalistic low?

I haven’t ever heard of anything like this, except in my sometime-interest in astronomy, when people were recruited to monitor big listening arrays or perhaps help map the genome. The Washington Post has asked for 100 volunteer readers to go … Continue reading

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D. Kansas City-St. Joseph: press release about controversies

The secular press in Kansas City, MO and the ultra-liberal, doctrine-dissenting, KC-based National catholic Reporter have been busy trying to tear the guts out of the diocese and Most Rev. Robert Finn, bishop, but not yet martyr. From the site … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap’s little problem with the Extraordinary Form and “altar girls”

NCFishwrap today surfed the little server girl issue over its mosh pit. catholic reporters that that are, they left off attacking Bp. Finn for a minute or two to post – at long last- the news that the PCED has … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt and the defense of true marriage

In this week’s number of The Catholic Spirit, the newspaper and site of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt has a column about the Minnesota Marriage Amendment, that is, a defense of real … Continue reading

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An Arizona Analogy

A friend sent this. People will surely have differing views on the Arizona illegal-immigrant legislation, but you have to hand it to Gov. Jan Brewer for this response. Arizona governor vs. Phoenix Suns owner – I’d say she makes a … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day

Check all the pockets before you wash clothes. No.  Really. [CUE MUSIC] It also helps to have lot’s of hot Mystic Monk Coffee.  This morning I was listening to Bill Bennett’s radio show – and doing laundry – and in … Continue reading

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Digital camera, memory card, and wifi

Any of you readers into digital photography? I was wondering about a way to transfer photos from my camera, a Canon EOS 20D, to my computer wirelessly. Looking around a bit I found a cool flash memory card with integrated … Continue reading

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