Daily Archives: 2 July 2011

A monastic Mass broadcast. Vocations without hijinx ensue.

Andrea Tornielli passed this along from Vatican Insider of La Stampa.
It is in Italian but here is the general line.
The director of Tv2000, the television broadcast of the Italian Bishops Conference, transmitted a Mass from the Benedictine monastery of nuns … Continue reading

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Of 4th of July Space Station Flybys and Noctilucent Clouds

From Spaceweather:
NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS: Last night, a bank of rippling electric-blue noctilucent clouds spilled across the Canadian border into the lower United States. In doing so, the glowing clouds made the farthest excursion of the year away from their usual polar … Continue reading

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LifeSite: A plea to U.S. Bishops: Please love enough to speak of the dangers of homosexuality.

LifeSite News has a piece by John-Henry Westen entitled: A plea to U.S. Bishops: Please love enough to speak of the dangers of homosexuality.
Read the whole thing there, but here is the last part.
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The only answer that will move society … Continue reading

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A glimpse from the Tour de France

I usually follow the Tour de France.  I did some biking when I was younger.
The Tour got off to a rocky start today, with some drama toward the end: massive pile-ups in the peloton, etc.
The TV coverage is fantastic, especially … Continue reading

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Austria – Where hell seems, in fact, to be prevailing.

When the Lord entrusted the Church to Peter and his successors He promised that it would endure.  Hell will not prevail in the end.  The Church will remain to the end.
The Lord didn’t say it would remain everywhere.
Andrea Tornielli writes, … Continue reading

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