Daily Archives: 7 August 2011

Doing what you can do.

Check out a piece over a Fr. Longenecker’s blog.  Excerpt:
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It was on the way home that the phrase, “Silver and gold I have none” kept echoing through my brain and I realized that the Holy Spirit was speaking to me … Continue reading

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A bishop witnesses priest’s strange Mass and doubts about going to him for confession. Subtitle: You are not alone.

Here is something that should put some heart into readers who are feeling down about continued liberal and dissenting dominance in many places.
Here is something from a blog of a Catholic bishop, His Excellency Most. Rev. Christopher Coyne, auxiliary bishop … Continue reading

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BURNING URGENT QUESTION! The PLURAL of “Gin and Tonic”? WDTPRS POLL!

I want to circle us back to an old and very important debate.
What is the plural of the drink made from gin and tonic?
One is “a gin and tonic”.
Do we say two “gin and tonics” or “gins and tonic”?
This … Continue reading

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Role of the blogosphere for people who are shut in or disabled: WDTPRS POLL

One of the benefits from my having posted a strong and urgent request for your prayers is that many people in turn sent me requests for prayers along with descriptions of what is going on in their lives.  I was … Continue reading

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“Who would deny that human society is in most urgent need of this cure now?”

The global economic trend downward and recent events are going to create change, uncertainty and hardship, perhaps much suffering, for a lot of people.   I imagine that some of you readers are already being affected.  You are not alone.
Our … Continue reading

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Today is the Lord’s Day. ‘Sup?

Today, Sunday …

WDTPRS 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time: sheer audacity
WDTPRS 8th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR): ready, set, GO!
7 August: Sixtus II, pope and martyr
Daily Offering

And perhaps pray for me too?  And for Pope Benedict?
Do you have some remarks about what … Continue reading

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On the matter of “ad orientem” worship

Over a Southern Orders (you may remember their problem with rats) there is an excerpt from an article by my friend Fr. Uwe Michael Lang, CO, who presently works for the CDW in Rome.  Fr. Lang has been contributing good … Continue reading

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Japanese children tell Pope Benedict they will “never lose their smiles”

We all have our ups and downs in life.  Sometimes they are bad.  Sometimes we think our problems are bad, but then we hear about people with real problems.   I found this story from CNA, about children with real problems, … Continue reading

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