Daily Archives: 3 May 2012

I did a very cool thing! And a cameo appearance.

I did a very cool thing. The International Space Station was to pass reasonably close to my position, though it would be pretty low on the horizon. I hooked up my handheld radio to an external antenna (a Buddistick) tuned … Continue reading

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SSPX USA District Superior: “double your efforts in the Rosary Crusade”

The District Superiors of the SSPX are one by one having their say about the present situation of the SSPX in light of the Holy See’s (the Holy Father’s) outreach.
The German Superior HERE and the BeNeLux HERE.
The US District pipes … Continue reading

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SSPX BeNeLux District Superior: Archbp. Lefebvre “would have accepted a canonical recognition”

As usual our friends at Rorate are on top of all things SSPX.  I read on their site:
SSPX Benelux District Superior: Abp. Lefebvre “would have accepted a canonical recognition”
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As a good “soldier of Christ”, who knew that he would have to one … Continue reading

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Priest, predictably, criticized for telling people not to receive Communion if they are not in the state of grace. Fishwrap exalts.

I have good news and bad news.
The good news is that a priest in loony Austria told a parish congregation that if they were not in the state of grace, they should not receive Communion… and they didn’t!
The bad news … Continue reading

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Super Moon and Aquarid Meteor Shower

From Space Weather:
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Halley’s Comet, source of the annual eta Aquarid meteor shower.  The shower peaks this weekend on May 5th and 6th.  Glare from a perigee full Moon–a “Super Moon”–will interfere with … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s problematic proclamation for National Day of Prayer (3 May)

In the wake of Pres. Obama’s direct attacks on the 1st Amendment both in its religious liberty clause and freedom of speech clause, in the wake of the Pres. Obama’s bungling of the Chen Guangcheng Affair, I read this on
CNA:
Religious freedom … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “si fuerint peccata vestra ut coccinum…”

The great Roman Fabrizio sent me a photo of Marines on Iwo Jima’s Mt. Suribachi at Mass,  His commentary follows.

It’s so harrrrd to kneel for Holy Communion, especially if the air-conditioning isn’t working at the “Eucharistic gathering” during the diocesan … Continue reading

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