Daily Archives: 10 December 2011

Kindle by candle

The power is out. So, time to get some reading done. I don’t have a case with light for my Kindle, so it’s Kindle by kindled candle.

I have the Kindle 3g which has a keyboard. I was … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to get Gregorian chant and a TLM in the parish.

From a reader:
The New Missal has started in my parish and the music is atrocious. I had to go to the local public high school play to hear Gregorian Chant! No regard for GIRM #41. My Bishop refuses to allow the extraordinary … Continue reading

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Thanks to all you “lockstep sheep and papist throwbacks”!

Thanks to the many “mind-numbed robots” out there, incapable of  thinking for yourselves and merely longing for the past out of irrational nostalgia who have ordered “Lockstep Sheep and Papist Throwbacks” mugs, together with “Say The Black – Do The … Continue reading

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AIYEEEE! Pyjamahadeen! AIYEEEE!

I saw this on the blog of my friend, His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Tim Finigan (whom I hope to be seeing again after Christmas! … London blognic anyone?).  Check it out!
The latest sensation on the Catholic blogosphere is the rapidly … Continue reading

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Matters papyrological

I am visiting my mother, at the moment.  She is the only person I know with her very own papyrus stand!  As you may know, papyrus gives us the English word “paper”.

No, she isn’t making her own papyrus manuscripts.

She does, … Continue reading

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A priest starts hearing confessions before Masses: “And, boy, have the people come!”

This, folks, the the real promotion of the new evangelization.
From a priest:
On your blog you regularly post encouragements to parishioners and priests alike to have (or encourage priests to have) confessions offered more frequently. Each time I’ve read one … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Parish priest will not implement the new translation, schedules General Absolution

From a reader:
I’m living in Ireland and my parish priest … has, under the influence of the new Association of Irish Catholic Priests, decided to make a stand against the new Missal and has simply refused to introduce it at … Continue reading

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Minnesota: In legal memo lawyer writes about “dirty Catholics”, “bigoted Catholic beasts”

From the Catholic League:
ANTI-CATHOLIC LAWYER MERITS SANCTIONS
Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the Catholic League is filing a formal complaint in Minnesota and Wisconsin against attorney Rebekah Nett (she is licensed in both states):
On November 25, a legal memorandum … Continue reading

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