Daily Archives: 4 August 2012

More sorting and rediscovering

My sorting continues.
Among the small things I have rediscovered are the Cardinal Zen keychain.

And then I found my long lost favorite pyx.  Very nice.

They don’t make them like that anymore, I’m afraid.
I am still waiting for more offers on the … Continue reading

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Some posts as they scroll along.

MARS LANDING SOON! Gravity of Mars is now pulling Curiosity.
Some notes to review before the LCWR Assembly in St. Louis
Wherein women can comment about clothing and modesty.
November meeting … Continue reading

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MARS LANDING SOON! Gravity of Mars is now pulling Curiosity.

From the JPL:
Mars Tugging on Approaching NASA Rover Curiosity
August 04, 2012
PASADENA, Calif. – The gravitational tug of Mars is now pulling NASA’s car-size geochemistry laboratory, Curiosity, in for a suspenseful landing in less than 40 hours. [About 35 as I … Continue reading

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Some notes to review before the LCWR Assembly in St. Louis

The long-anticipated annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious will soon begin in St. Louis, MO.  The local ordinary, Archbp. Robert Carlson is slated to speak at the assembly.  There is an article about the assembly at the … Continue reading

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Wherein women can comment about clothing and modesty.

Another entry is being derailed into a discussion of women’s clothing and modesty.  It’s a great topic, but was a rabbit hole.
Therefore, I am opening this entry here.  I will now back out slowly of the room, while whispering the … Continue reading

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November meeting for Summorum Pontificum

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider with my emphases and comments.
Year of Faith: The first meeting of faithful in favour of the rules of the “Summorum Pontificum” has been called for 3 November and will take place in the Vatican. … Continue reading

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“Certain offices in human society require the officeholder to be loved and feared of men.”

Here is a little Patristiblogger offering for your midday consideration.
This morning a priest friend and I were talking about the problems of leadership and being hated, loved, or feared.
Classic question: Is it better to be loved or feared?
Machiavelli had his … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sartain offered to attend LCWR Assembly. In a spirit of dialogue, The Nuns rejected his gesture.

The other day in the National Catholic Register, I read a piece about the upcoming annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns).  The writer, Ann Carey, is all over this … Continue reading

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4 August: St. Dominic

According to the traditional Roman calendar, today is the feast of St. Dominic. Happy feast to all Dominicans and Dominics.
As I work systematically through my list of intentions for Holy Masses, today brought up His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke!
I am … Continue reading

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I know it is hard

After hours of broadcasting the Olympics and commenting on events, your brain must deflate. But surely you can still do better than:
“She needs to avoid making mistakes and do her best.”
No! Really?
I hope for better during the track and … Continue reading

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