Daily Archives: 1 November 2011

Has the SSPX rejected the “doctrinal preamble”?

I have gotten email after email suggesting that the leadership of the SSPX has effectively rejected the CDF’s “Doctrinal Preamble”.  Reports are sketchy and I don’t want to post more. As I look thought various links that have been sent, … Continue reading

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Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

I, a former Lutheran, think all readers of the Fishwrap should pay special attention to this post I picked up from Fr. Longenecker. These … what do you call them.. incongruities? … exist in order to make irony redundant. This, … Continue reading

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2 Nov ALL SOULS – NYC Manhattan – Holy Innocents – TLMs morning, evening

In Manhattan, at the famous Holy Innocents Church (37th St btwn Bdwy & 7th), there will be on 2 November, All Souls, an 8:30 AM Low Mass and 6:00 pm Solemn TLM (with deacon and subdeacon) in Gregorian chant. Friday, … Continue reading

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It’s a once in a lifetime date!

Someone sent me a link to this story on AOL. November Calendar Has Two Days That Come ‘Ones’ Upon A Time November has two storied days this year — and that’s not including Veterans’ Day or Thanksgiving. Check your calendar: … Continue reading

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The Hammer and The Feather

I remember watching this when I was a kid and thinking that it was very cool indeed. Today I picked it up from Astronomy Pic of the Day, which is on my daily checklist. A famous experiment compliments of Apollo … Continue reading

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New wish list item

I couldn’t find a way to put this on my wish list, so I am putting it here.

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WaPo on The Obama Administration and Catholics

WaPo: Health, abortion issues split Obama administration and Catholic groups A contentious battle between Catholic groups and the Obama administration has flared in recent days, fueled by the new health-care law and ongoing divisions over access to abortion and birth … Continue reading

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It’s a feast! Holy Day of Obligation! I have been visiting churches today. Now we are at Veselka, a favorite spot. Never had a bad meal here. I started with Borscht. We got Pirogi for all of us. I had … Continue reading

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