Daily Archives: 10 June 2011


I note with concern on the site of the Wall Street Journal that the European Court of Justice, in one of 11 decisions released on Thursday, ruled that France needs to do more to protect Cricetae cricetae, the Great Alsatian … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: colors

Just a few interesting colors today.  A couple of the pics are from when the crab apple tree was in bloom. This Bunting is styling in the direct sun. Team Finch. House Finch. Crouching Woodpecker, Hidden Mourning Dove.   They had … Continue reading

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Fishwrap owes Bp. Finn an apology for their insulting analogy

The writers and editors of the National catholic Fishwrap owe Bishop Robert Finn an apology. Columnist Phyllis Zagano, whose skills in reading carefully and thinking through argument haven’t been entirely evident to me (for example in this), drew a moral … Continue reading

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On Saturday, 11 June the annual Call To Holiness conference will he held in Livonia, MI near Detroit. Speakers include: Jeff Cavins Fr. Clement Machado, SOLT Paul Rondeau Raymond de Souza Johnnette Benkovic Fr. Edmund McCaffrey, OblSD Al Kresta Archbp. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does the SSPX say the Ordinary Form is invalid or not legitimate?

Universae Ecclesiae 8 says that those who request Mass and the sacraments in the Extraordinary Form “must not in any way support or belong to groups which show themselves to be against the validity or legitimacy of the Holy Mass … Continue reading

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Of Richard McBrien and the persecution of the Catholic Church in China

The gentlemanly Sando Magister has a must-read piece today at his site Chiesa called: Bishops Or Mandarins? The Dilemma of the Chinese Church. Here is the introductory section of Magister’s piece, just to give you some context.  Then I will … Continue reading

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But wait! There’s more!

Have any of you ever ordered something through those fast talking and annoying TV ads?

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If web browsers were cars

This came from one of our readers.  It originated on the site of Regina Web Services. Enjoy! If Web Browsers Were Cars… IE6: original VW Beetle: at the time of launch it was the browser.  Netscape Navigator was dead, Mozilla … Continue reading

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