Daily Archives: 6 August 2012

Question for readers: Do any of you use “PopMoney”? Branchless online banking?

I am learning about this “branchless” online banking thing that is emerging.  I view it with suspicion.
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Fishwrap’s article on LCWR’s keynote speaker: “Teilhard would find in Barbara a kindred spirit”

From the LCWR… er ummm… Fishwrap. The National Catholic Reporter has an article on the LCWR’s keynote speaker: Barbara Marx Hubbard.
Read below and then ponder why the LCWR refused to allow the CDF’s liaison Bp. Sartain to attend their assembly. … Continue reading

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Do you have good news?

Let us know what your good news is. I think we can all use it.

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Midday Beauty Break for the Feast of the Transfiguration

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I often listen to the hours sung by the monks at Le Barroux. Today for Sext the melody of the usual text of the hymn Rector potens verax Deus was strikingly beautiful. Here … Continue reading

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French prayer to oppose gay unions

From The Irish Times:
French prayer to oppose gay unions
The French Catholic Church will revive a centuries-old custom next week with an updated national “prayer for France” opposing the same-sex marriage and euthanasia reforms planned by the new Socialist government.  [Did … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Father makes stuff up during Mass.

From a reader:
At my parish, when the priest is done reading the Gospel, he says not only “the Gospel of the Lord” but “the Good News, the Gospel of the Lord“. Also, when Mass is ended, our priest says “May … Continue reading

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Watching Curiosity Land. Just Too Cool

This was so cool. I stayed up to watch the landing of the Mars Rover. I felt like a little kid again.

First images:

UPDATE
New photos from Mars Rover Curiositas:

UPDATE:
I watched it again and it gave me goose-flesh, again.

Shorter, of just the … Continue reading

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