Daily Archives: 15 June 2011

Bruins win!

I’ve been a Bruins fan for a long time.
Just to give this little hockey sweater some scale… my shoes.
And I don’t have particularly large shoes.

This little wool sweater would have shrunk a little, I think, but nevertheless I have been … Continue reading

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Requests to the readership and thanks

First, may I ask you to pray for the repose of the soul of a priest friend of mine, who died yesterday.  I am grateful to those of you who remembered my intention in the novena leading up to Pentecost.
Please … Continue reading

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USCCB meeting

I have been watching on a live stream something of the USCCB meeting going on in Seattle right now.
This morning, there was a presentation about a document being prepared on the importance of preaching.
I still find it odd to see … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT 58: Ember Days; Chrysostom on St. Matthias; Prayer to the Holy Spirit

Here is an oldie PODCAzT from 2008 for Pentecost Ember Wednesday.


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Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Pentecost, or at least it ought to be in in the Novus Ordo as it is in the older, Traditional Roman Calendar.
This is … Continue reading

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Roman hats

It is nice to see that the Holy Father is still using his red, straw “saturno”, or “cappello romano”.
This is from the Wednesday Audience today.

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POLL ALERT! Same-sex marriage in NY State. Influence of the Catholic Church, Archbp. Dolan.

ACTION ITEM!  READERS! BLOGGERS!
POLL ALERT!
In the Metropolis section of the WSJ there is a piece about the legalization of same-sex “marriage”.  Archbishop Dolan of New York is featured in the article.  There is a POLL about the legalization of same-sex … Continue reading

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Request to readers: churches closing, moving church buildings

I remember reading a story about the moving of a large church building in the USA, from the north to the south.  I can’t remember the details, but I am sure one of you will.
Let’s imagine together for a bit, … Continue reading

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Finally another reaction about NCR’s insulting article

Late is better than never.
From CNA with my emphases and comments.
Catholic leaders rip ‘ludicrous’ article that argues celibacy causes abuse
By Marianne Medlin
Denver, Colo., Jun 15, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Catholic leaders are calling a recent National Catholic Reporter [aka … Continue reading

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Vienna: Another sacrilegious “Western Mass”

Yet again, a sacrilegious “Western Mass” was celebrated in Austria with the approval of Card. Schoenborn, Archbishop of Vienna.
This happened again, in pretty much the same way. despite the fact that it happened last year.

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