Daily Archives: 17 November 2011

The Feeder Feed: back from the cruise edition

Some shots from the Feeder.
The Chickadees were on a cruise, I think.  They are back now, and in large numbers.
I don’t know how they get those sunflower seeds open, but they do.

Still life with flying life.

Ray.

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RECENT COMMENTS

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Bl. Carl Lampert: ” ‘I love my Church. I remain faithful to my Church and to the priesthood. I am on Christ’s side and I love His Church.”
QUAERITUR: When … Continue reading

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Cheap eats and a contest

Over at Sancte Pater we find this from the Beeb:
Britain’s ‘cheapest’ lunchtime meal was unveiled by scientists on Wednesday – the toast sandwich.
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is reviving the mid-Victorian dish, which, unsurprisingly, consists of two slices of … Continue reading

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Bl. Carl Lampert: ” ‘I love my Church. I remain faithful to my Church and to the priesthood. I am on Christ’s side and I love His Church.”

I had determined last year that this year I would during Advent read a book Advent of the Heart, reflections by a priest who died in Dachau, Fr. Alfred Delp – a fellow Lutheran convert. (Kindle version. UK book.)  Remember: … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: When during Mass should people strike their breasts?

From a reader:
For those of us who attend the Tridintine form of the Holy Mass, we see the servers striking their breasts at several points in the liturgy.
In the Novus Ordo, where are appropriate points for the servers (or faithful) … Continue reading

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Blessed Waters and You.

In another entry I answered a question about water suitable for valid baptism.  Someone asked about Holy Water.  Here are a few notes about different blessed waters we Catholics use and enjoy.  This is not meant to be exhaustive, of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Valid matter, water, for baptism

From a reader:
Several months ago, we attended a violin recital in a Methodist church (did not attend their service) and the pastor announced that he would be doing a “beach baptism”, and I imagine that he used the salt water … Continue reading

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CNA: Prosecutor cuts deal with Bp. Finn, diocese because the case is weak?

You read, for sure, about the deal struck between Bp. Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and the county where Kansas City, MO is located. From CNA comes this.
Bishop Finn agreement seems to indicate prosecution’s weak case
Kansas City, … Continue reading

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There should be market consequences for Benetton: make it happen

I picked this up from Catholic Vote and share it now with you.  I think the suggestions below are good.  Remember that the Christmas “buying” season is coming up.  Make a dent.
I won’t post the disgusting photo in question.
International clothing … Continue reading

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