Daily Archives: 16 August 2012

Pres. Obama didn’t build that deli… this guy did!

Is a picture still worth a thousand words?  Has there been inflation?
Here is a shot of a deli-owner in Iowa who recently helped to cater a visit by Pres. Obama.

In the WaPo story we learn that this is Ross Murty, a … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP: Blessing of Herbs and Flowers for Assumption – Your Reports

The other day I wrote about the special blessing for herbs and flowers in the Rituale Romanum for the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady.
Someone sent a photo and text.
Since you have mentioned a couple of times the tradition … Continue reading

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A reader’s liturgical observation and Fr. Z’s ironic ranting light-heartedly serious response

From a reader:
Tonight [15 August], due to work, I was not able to attend mass at my parish for the Feast of the Assumption. That was not a problem, because my office is a block away from my diocese’s cathedral, … Continue reading

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“Judas made a huge blunder when he sold Christ for 30 denarii, but he made an even bigger one when…”

I often refer to Pope John Paul I as the Pope people forget to remember.
Today the intrepid Andrea Tornielli has a post about John Paul I, Papa Luciani.  He talks about an initiative to recall the Pope’s life and short … Continue reading

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Our Lord on Liturgical Abuses

Animi caussa!
Sent by a priest friend.

For Say The Black – Do The Red Stuff, click HERE.

 
 

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