Daily Archives: 9 August 2012


Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! Continued from THESE. I get many requests by email asking for prayers. Many requests are heart-achingly grave and urgent. We should support each other in works of mercy. As long as my blog reaches … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on the LCWR’s view of religious life

I wrote about how screwed up Sr. Joan Chittister’s view of religious life is HERE. Review that and then listen to this: [wp_youtube]XPhl04MRB4g[/wp_youtube] Same wave length, no?

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New Mars Rover images coming in!

The other day I was pretty excited about the safe landing of the new Mars rover Curiosity.  The dangerous entry and landing built a real excitement.  Then the first images came in.  Very cool. Now that Curiosity has been on … Continue reading

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Vigil of the Tears of St Lawrence

Today is the Vigil of St. Lawrence, in the older, traditional Roman calendar, replete with purple vestments. Before our feasts we Catholics do some penance. What this also means, however, is that it is time for the annual Perseid Meteor … Continue reading

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Check out one blog’s vivisection of Fr. James Martin’s (SJ) claims about LCWR’s vocations v CMSWR’s vocations.

Over at Amerika, our old friend, Fr. James Martin, SJ, wrote a piece in which he manipulated statistics so that it appeared that LCWR orders of nuns were getting as many vocations as the CMSWR nuns (the more traditional groups). That … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Says Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House

I think I had better post this without much additional commentary. From CNSNews: Nancy Pelosi Says Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House By Eric Scheiner (CNSNews.com) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent … Continue reading

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