Daily Archives: 8 November 2012

Atlas = Atlante = Atlanta

I am, as it turns out, remaining over night in Atlanta. Fatigue is setting in, of course. And I am waiting for a shuttle. Just what I want to be doing.
oh well
Did you know that the Italian word for “atlas” … Continue reading

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Posted in On the road | 18 Comments

Oaf For A Day! Fr. Michael Tegeder revisited

The StarTribune, liberal paper of my native place, has – again – published something by one of the dumbest priests I know of in the larger public’s eye.
He actually suggests to Archbp. Nienstedt that he step down!
As a priest of … Continue reading

Posted in Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , | 48 Comments

More whiny hand-wringing from Fr. Finigan

My friend Fr. Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, has an amusing post in which he wrings his hands over the incorrigible children of his parish.
The nerve!
HERE.

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Year of Faith | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A few views

On the outside wall if the medieval Santo Spirito complex there is a old turning door where people could leave things- or very small people – at the hospital.

Just nice.

Rabbit.

A Vatican Post mailbox.

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 7 Comments

Reflection on the election.

The Roman historian Livy wrote about the terminal decline of the Roman Republic that “Nec vitia nostra nec remedia pati possumus… We can bear neither our vices nor the remedies.”
Alas, I fear that our vices have called forth precisely the … Continue reading

Posted in The future and our choices, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , | 164 Comments