Daily Archives: 2 August 2012

Pope Benedict completed Vol. 3 of “Jesus of Nazareth”

I read at CWN:
Pope Benedict XVI has completed the 3rd and final volume of his work, Jesus of Nazareth, the Vatican has disclosed.
The Pope’s latest book, which focuses on the Gospel accounts of Christ’s infancy, was apparently completed while the … Continue reading

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Ven. Pius XII

From CNA:
Cardinal remembers Pope Pius XII as wartime hero, saint
By David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Aug 2, 2012 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- He’s now 96-years-old, but during World War II, Cardinal Fiorenzo Angelini was a young priest in a Roman parish … Continue reading

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Sorting and Throwing continues

I am still sorting and culling and throwing and organizing. Along the way I am finding interesting things! Well.. admittedly some of them have been in plain sight.
This, however, was not. The first biretta I ever used. Pretty worn.

I don’t … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Craven, narcissistic, bullying slubberdegullion liberal (redundant, I know) harasses Chick-fil-A employee.

CMR deserves thanks for letting us know about this video. Give him some traffic.
This is a great example of what liberals are really like. Talk about hate!
Brrrr…. I just had a flashback to my old seminary faculty. … Continue reading

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At loggerheads over “pluck-buffet”

Yesterday – I forgot to post this – the Oxford English Dictionary‘s Word of the Day was appropriate both for the Olympics but also -if you stumble into the pronunciation trap English sets for us all – for Chick-fil-A Appreciation … Continue reading

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Former Vatican ambassadors launch Catholics for Romney group

I thought this was interesting. From CNA:
Former Vatican ambassadors launch Catholics for Romney group
By Michelle Bauman
Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2012 / 12:05 am (CNA).- A bipartisan group of six former U.S. ambassadors to the Holy See has joined together to … Continue reading

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Fr. Z asks a favor for a priest

Will some of you good readers out there get in touch with Fr. Byers of Holy Souls Hermitage to help him with something?

Specifically, aside from buying groceries which is no small deal, he has  a technical problem.
Father is in the … Continue reading

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True economic stimulus

Someone sent me this quote.  I am not sure of the provenance:
Thanks to [Gov. Mike] Huckabee’s call [on his show on FNC] and the response Chick-Fil-A may have managed to gross more money Wednesday than Newsweek lost all of last … Continue reading

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2 August until midnight: “Portiuncula” Plenary (or Partial) Indulgence

From midnight tonight to midnight 2 August, you can gain the “Portinuncula” Indulgence.
Catholic Encyclopedia
St. Francis, as you know, repaired three chapels. The third was popularly called the Portiuncula or the Little Portion, dedicated to St. Mary of the Angels. It … Continue reading

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