Daily Archives: 17 September 2011

FR. FINIGAN is up for a “new media” award.

My friend Fr. Tim Finigan’s blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, is up for an award.
Will you show some appreciation for the work he does?
He is in the Most Inspiring Leadership category.
On the award site we read:
The final stage of the … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST

Here are a few posts of interest as the scrooooool along.

Saints of pots and pans, shipwrecks, beheading, and music both mystical and sublime
About Galileo, churches and the sun
Great photos of Card. Burke’s Mass at Fontgombault
Four Words Which Can Complicate Your … Continue reading

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Driving somewhere? WWJD

From a priest friend:
The Light turned yellow
The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection.
The tailgating woman … Continue reading

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A reader’s story of an emergency room confession and advice to readers

From a reader:
Yesterday (Friday) and I was rushed to the E.R. with a possible aortic dissection. It turned out that it was just muscle pain. I asked for a Catholic priest, and, to my great fortune, my regular parish priest … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Re-blessing things with older Rituale Romanum

From a reader:
The prayers in the old Roman Ritual are sometimes much richer than the prayers found in the current Book of Blessings. Since the added exorcisms and petitions in the older prayers might make a sacramental more effective, is … Continue reading

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Saints of pots and pans, shipwrecks, beheading, and music both mystical and sublime

I bring to your attention four saints on the calendar listed in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum.
1. Sancti Roberti Bellarmino, episcopi et Ecclesiae doctoris, e Societate Iesu, qui praeclare de theologicis temporis sui controversiis peculiari ac subtili habitu disputavit; cardinalis renuntiatus, … Continue reading

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About Galileo, churches and the sun

I was recently alerted to a blog, The Deeps of Time, which deals with science and the Catholic faith.  Even as I am starting at a book on my desk about Galileo (sent by a kind reader from my wish … Continue reading

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