Daily Archives: 23 July 2011

Apostolic Nuncio to USA Archbp. Sambi gravely ill

The Apostolic Nuncio to the USA is gravely ill.  I suggest prayer for him and his family.
From the CNS blog:
Vatican ambassador to U.S. on ‘assisted ventilation’
Posted on July 22, 2011 by Jim Lackey
UPDATED  7/23
By Julie Asher
Catholic News Service
Archbishop Pietro Sambi, … Continue reading

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Shine, Perishing Republic

Shine, Perishing Republic by Robinson Jeffers (+1962)
While this America settles in the mould of its vulgarity, heavily thickening
to empire,
And protest, only a bubble in the molten mass, pops and sighs out, and the
mass hardens,
I sadly … Continue reading

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Calendar notes for 23 July

First, today is the Feast of St. Bridgit of Sweden, who is a Patroness of Europe.   May I suggest today prayers to St. Bridgit for graces for the people who have suffered attacks in Oslo, Norway?
Also, today is the feast … Continue reading

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