Daily Archives: 13 July 2011

Holy Mass “free of time or geography”

In Patrick O’Brian’s The Fortune of War Capt. Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin are prisoners of war in Boston.
At one point, Stephen goes to Sunday Mass, though he is running a bit late!
He hurried into his clothes, but even … Continue reading

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HE > I

I have been quoting 1 Peter 5: 8-9 these days, and I believe for good reason. Repetita iuvant:
“Be sober, be watchful! For your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goes about seeking someone to devour. Resist … Continue reading

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John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled.”

“Noli timere!  Fear not!  Do not be afraid!”
No matter how we might phrase it, this confident reliance on God, which seeks to look beyond the present moment, is at the heart of the Christian message.
With that in mind, I was … Continue reading

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For the readers: Google +

Okay… educate me and the readers.
What is Google Plus about?
I understand it is supposed to be an alternative to Facebook.
What is this new thing from Skynet… er um…. you know what I mean.

Technorati Tags: Facebook, google, Skynet

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Austria… poor Austria: scrub priests rebel

From CWN.  My emphases and comments.
Over 300 Austrian priests join ‘Call to Disobedience’
Catholic World News
July 13, 2011
Over 300 of Austria’s 4,200 priests have pledged to take part in Aufruf zum Ungehorsam (Call to Disobedience), an initiative launched in June.
The Call … Continue reading

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Sometimes I like the blogosphere

I noticed over at the blog Sober Inebriation – a great phrase with deep spiritual implications – that the undersigned was mentioned in a post about cooking.
I did some memorable fishing as a kid.  I shot this photo of this … Continue reading

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