Daily Archives: 16 March 2012

WDTPRS POLL: iPads and You

In an otherwise dreadful tech day for me, I have had a bright spot.
The UPS Gal swooped in her brown truck with a gift from a reader from my amazon wishlist: the DVD/BRAY of the movie The Way (thanks to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The scheduling of Good Friday and Holy Thursday in the Extraordinary Form

I will let you liturgical experts and interested dabblers provide this good reader with some help.
I may be missing something, but I can’t see much of a problem.  You readers might see differently.
From a reader:
A question for you and your … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

CDF to have spiffy new website. (Looks sorta like the old one.)

When I worked in the Vatican I had a mantra: “Yesterday’s technology tomorrow!”  We updated our equipment every 75 years, whether it needed it or not.
I am happy to see recent developments.  For example, Vatican Radio and CTV have a … Continue reading

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Working out frustrations by playing with blog themes.

I am experimenting with themes to try to solve some problems.

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 31 Comments

Of penance and preparation and pilgrimage

We are headed into a time of true spiritual warfare.  The signs of this are thick in the air about us now.
We would do well to get ourselves ready.  We need good examinations of conscience, good confessions, good Communions - always GOOD Communions. … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Saints: Stories & Symbols, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Anyone having problems viewing the blog?

I received this note from a reader:
When I go to your blog, the normal array of sidebar, header, etc., appears for two seconds, but then disappears, and then a full width post column appears with no sidebar and the header … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 66 Comments

Interesting Glen Beck video

Several people sent me a video of Glen Beck talking about “The Vatican”.
He is a bit out of his depth in how he speaks about the workings of the Church and higher levels of leadership, but he gets around to … Continue reading

Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, Dogs and Fleas, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty | 35 Comments

Holy See Statement about SSPX and avoiding “ecclesial rupture of painful and incalculable consequences”

I thought something was coming!
This is from the Holy See Press Office:
COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING THE SOCIETY OF ST. PIUS X
Vatican City, 16 March 2012 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a communique relating to the Society of St. Pius … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, Priests and Priesthood, Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 77 Comments

Obama Admin’s HHS kills Texas women’s health program because State prohibits money to help Planned Parenthood

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks!Planned Parenthood, founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger to kill off black people, the mentally challenged and other societal undesirables, now has one objective: make money from the death of babies through as many abortions … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

23 March “Stand Up for Religious Liberty” rallies

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On Friday 23 March at 12 Noon there will be “Stand Up for Religious Liberty” rallies all over the USA.
Click here for rally locations.
 

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged | 11 Comments