Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ireland: Eucharistic Congress

Some of you may be wondering already about a spring or summer trip.  Perhaps you could combine it with a pilgrimage to a place where prayer is needed.  A priest friend reminded me about the Eucharistic Congress to take place … Continue reading

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Sunday Monday Supper: for my reading group

I belong to a reading group which has been meeting on and off for many years. We are about to launch into some of the so-called Metaphysical Poets… on Monday. I am doing the cooking. Since … Continue reading

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In art news… something great for people in the USA

I like Vermeer.   Therefore, I was pleased to read on The History Blog that Vermeer’s “Girl With A Pearl Earring” is coming to the USA.
It will be part of an exhibit.
The new exhibition, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch … Continue reading

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Another view

From Astronomy Pic of the Day:

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Tales of the weird and wacky: Ireland Today.

In the Independent, you find that Most Rev. Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe in Ireland, (who used to be a member of the Pont. Comm “Ecclesia Dei”, by the way) was investigated for a homily he gave.
A HOMILY delivered at … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood, tasteless death merchants, thanks Pres. Obama

While there is nothing obscene about this on the surface, it is nevertheless both disgusting and revealing.
Planned Parenthood – originally formed to kill black people – made this video to celebrate the Obama Administration’s attack on the 1st Amendment, Pres. … Continue reading

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How ’bout some good news?

I could sure use some.
Have some good news for the readers?

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Your Sunday sermon notes

Was there a good point you heard in the sermon you heard this weekend?
Post it here.

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WDTPRS 4th Sunday after Epiphany: YOU are a weary foot soldier of the Church Militant

This Collect sometimes winds up at the end of the liturgical year, depending on when Easter, and therefore Pentecost, falls.  This year, because Easter is a little later, we have it before Septuagesima.
Deus, qui nos in tantis periculis constitutos
pro … Continue reading

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Loquerisne latine?

How about a news report from Germany in Latin?

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