Daily Archives: 10 September 2011

MENE MENE TEKEL UPHARSIN – REVIEW: Mark Steyn – After America: Get Ready for Armageddon

I am reading Mark Steyn’s brilliant After America: Get Ready for Armageddon.
USA book click here.
USA Kindle book click here. (Text-to-Speech enabled)
UK book click here. UK doesn’t have a separate Kindle version yet.
Readers in the USA, this is a good book.  … Continue reading

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Accidently praying together, or, reason #7873 for Summorum Pontificum

Amy Welborn had a very interesting entry at her blog, Charlotte Was Both.  She writes about a Mass she attended which wound up with the priest as the focus.  Here I jump into the middle of her post with my … Continue reading

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10 September 2001 – 10 years ago today

What were you doing the day before? 
NOT ten years ago tomorrow.  Ten years ago today.  The day before.
On 10 September 2001 I was to fly to Minneapolis from Albuquerque, where I had given a talk at a conference.  But … Continue reading

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About registration and my combox. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

It would be nice to have an open combox, but experience demonstrates that that is not possible.
Some people think that they can, behind their nearly complete anonymity, puke into my combox anything they expel from their … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 13th Sunday after Pentecost

COLLECT (1962MR):
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus,
da nobis fidei, spei et caritatis augmentum:
et, ut mereamur assequi quod promittis,
fac nos amare quod praecipis.
This prayer, found in the Veronese and the Gelasian Sacramentary, survived the machetes of the Consilium, to live on in the Novus … Continue reading

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