Daily Archives: 15 November 2011

Mystic Monk Coffee and YOU!

First, thanks to everyone who is buying Mystic Monk Coffee from the Carmelites in Wyoming.
I have noticed that the Carmelites have added a 30 Pack Sampler for $60.  If you didn’t want to try them all yourself, imagine them as … Continue reading

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US Anglican Ordinariate approved for 1 Jan

At the USCCB meeting, Card. Wuerl announced that on 1 January the Ordinariate for Anglicans will begin.
The bishops asked many questions about this Ordinariate.
One of the questions/issues raised concerned the “availability” of former Anglicans ordained as Catholic priests.
As I understand … Continue reading

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Begin Lent (February) on a Rome Pilgrimage with Bp. Morlino (D. Madison)… and maybe also

I was alerted about pilgrimage being arranged by Bishop Morlino of Madison.
12-23 February.   Ash Wednesday is 22 February, this year.  A chance to be in Rome and maybe even catch part of the Holy Father’s walk (or glide?) from Sant’Anselmo … Continue reading

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CNS: Saint Bonaventure University invited “medium” to contact the dead for students, administrator

I received this from the Cardinal Newman Society:
Catholic College Hosts Medium to Contact the Dead
A medium who claims contact with the dead told the Cardinal Newman Society she was invited to Saint Bonaventure University recently where she said she contacted … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Extraordinary Communion Minister at a TLM if the priest is infirm?

From a reader:
May a duly commissioned Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion distribute the host at Mass in the Extraordinary Form when the celebrating priest is physically impeded from doing so?
It would seem that paragraph 28 of Universae Ecclesiae precludes the … Continue reading

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Will Justice Kagan recuse herself about Obamacare after “smoking gun” email?

From Catholic Vote comes this shocker… yes.. I’m shocked! shocked! to find duplicity in this party!
Efforts by the watchdog group Judicial Watch to demand that Justice Elena Kagan recuse herself when Obamacare is brought before the Supreme Court later this … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Advent wreaths, lumps of coal, and you

From a reader:
Do you have any suggestions for where I can buy a good Advent wreath online?
Why, yes! I do! Since the Mystic Monks don’t have Advent Wreathes, I suggest that you use my links to Amazon. … Continue reading

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Watching USCCB meeting (even on your iPhone!) – general discussion

I have been watching the USCCB meeting on my desktop via the USCCB site.  USCCB didn’t provide a stream for iPhone.  But EWTN does!  Here.  (There are other options there as well.)
It is nice to see that the bishops meeting … Continue reading

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A wise, thoughtful, intelligent, cultured, classy, diligent, thrifty reader!

A reader sent a splendid photo of coffee things be prepped as gifts!
What a wise, thoughtful, intelligent, cultured, classy, diligent, thrifty reader!
Can you guess where this stuff came from?

Imagine what a great combination that would have made with stuff from … Continue reading

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