Daily Archives: 27 October 2011

The Feeder Feed: between (extra) innings edition

It is the break between WS6 inning 9 and inning 10.
A shot taken today from the feeder: the first male Cardinal I have seen in weeks.

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Posted in The Feeder Feed | 19 Comments

English translation of Prof. Becchetti’s remarks about PCJP global economy “white paper”

Acton Institute’s Michael Severance, who works in Rome, has posted something interesting on the new “white paper” from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Read the whole thing HERE.
Rome Economist Helps Explain Vatican ‘Note’ on Financial Reform
Michael Severance
When the Pontifical … Continue reading

Posted in The Drill | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

A note and correction about Communion under both kinds

Remember the whole kerfuffle about fewer opportunities for Communion under both kinds?  The Diocese of Phoenix and the Diocese of Madison set new policies which bring distribution of Communion under both kinds (CUBK, for short) into line with the new … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Linking Back, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

Attack on Catholic identity at Catholic University of America

From Todd Starnes of Fox News.
Muslims say crosses at Catholic University Violate “Human Rights”
The Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights confirmed that it is investigating allegations that Catholic University violated the human rights of Muslim students by not allowing them … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , | 87 Comments

Cum pulicibus surgunt! Occupy Wall Street!

Heh heh. Gotta love this…
Occupy Wall Street kitchen staff protesting fixing food for freeloaders
By SELIM ALGAR and BOB FREDERICKS
The Occupy Wall Street volunteer kitchen staff launched a “counter” revolution yesterday — because they’re angry about working 18-hour days to … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Tetanus and Pertussis

A doctor friend of mine is still recovering from a cases of Whooping Cough.
She coughed for so long and so violently that she broke ribs.  It has taken weeks for her recovery.
I had for a while though of Whooping Cough … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes | Tagged , , | 40 Comments

Top aide to Pres. Obama moves to top position with Planned Parenthood

From POLITICO Playbook:
“PLANNED PARENTHOOD NAMES KEY WHITE HOUSE AIDE, DANA SINGISER, VICE PRESIDENT FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS”:
“Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced that it has named Dana Singiser its Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations. She … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras | 17 Comments

“Pro fidei RE-propagatione”

I received yesterday an email stating that priests of the SSPX were today going to say votive Masses “Pro fidei propagatione“.
Good idea!   I am all for what the Holy Father is promoting, including a new effort in spreading the faith. … Continue reading

Posted in Lighter fare, New Evangelization, Pope of Christian Unity | Tagged , , , , | 23 Comments

Critters

Over at Holy Souls Hermitage there is a great shot of Father playing with his pet Praying Mantis. (Actually, I think it just wandered by.)
I have sympathy for him since he lives on donations.  I am grateful to him because … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool | Tagged | 14 Comments