Daily Archives: 19 October 2012

Of priest holes and peddler trunks

In another post today I mentioned Shakespeare.  Here is another Shakespearean connection with something that is just too cool.
At The Shakespeare Blog I saw an entry about an October fair held in Stratford-upon-Avon.  The post concerns itinerant players and peddlers who … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 29th Ordinary Sunday: “bear with me” – glory and pregnancy

The Collect for the 29th Ordinary Sunday is found the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary among the prayers for the 5th Sunday after Easter.  Those of you who participate in celebrations of Holy Mass according to the 1962 Missale Romanum will hear … Continue reading

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Study shows self-identifying homosexuals are actually a very small percent of US population

At Investors.com we find this interesting article.
I must say that, if this is accurate – and it seems to be – then the mainsteam media and entertainment industry saturation of homosexual stories and characters in TV shows is even more … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS

Links to some recent posts, which scroll pretty fast these days.
FIRST, however
YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
And now…

Archbp. Gomez: traditional devotions together with new means of communication
More on concelebration
Of Cassius, Caesar, and the Al Smith Dinner
Minnesota Marriage Amendment, TV ads, consequences, DONATE!
POLL: … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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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 so many readers in … Continue reading

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Archbp. Gomez: traditional devotions together with new means of communication

Some years ago I was hanging around outside the Paul VI audience hall (Vatican) during a plenary session of the Italian Bishops Conference. I was waiting for my bishop to emerge. As I waited I chatted with fellow journalists, the … Continue reading

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More on concelebration

At NLM I saw a nice photo of Benedictines at Randol in France in their usual mode of concelebration.
I approve.

Included is a link to a film, Noir et Blanc,  about the monastic life of the Benedictines at the Abbey of Notre-Dame … Continue reading

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Of Cassius, Caesar, and the Al Smith Dinner

If you watch the video of Card. Dolan’s final words and blessing at the end of the Al Smith Dinner (HERE), you will hear him quip in a self-deprecating way that he had hoped that Gov. Christie of New Jersey … Continue reading

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Minnesota Marriage Amendment, TV ads, consequences, DONATE!

BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE – MINNESOTANS – GET OUT THE VOTE!
The campaign in favor of the Minnesota Marriage Amendment is heating up.
Today there was a TV ad released:

There will consequences of this amendment does not pass and the homosexual marriage things … Continue reading

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