Daily Archives: 19 November 2012

Oh PLEEEEZZE let this be true! Mexican company Bimbo may save Twinkies

I am not making this up.  This is not a fluff piece. From HuffPo (if they can be believed about anything): Bimbo & Twinkies: Mexican Mega Bakery May Save Brands From Hostess Liquidation Grupo Bimbo, a Mexican company that is … Continue reading

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“There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall…” Farewell, Roy Bourgeois!

From The Sound of Music: There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall And the bells in the steeple too And up in the nursery an absurd little bird Is popping out to say, “Cuckoo” Regretfully they … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Liberals, Magisterium of Nuns, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

ALERT: Blog Maintenance Coming

Very soon we will make some necessary changes to the server, etc., where the blog is hosted. I wasn’t able to pull the trigger this weekend, but it will probably happen tonight. Therefore, as the changes are made, the blog … Continue reading

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An analysis of Richard McBrien’s latest whine

Over at American Catholic my friend The Motley Monk saved me some time and effort by providing a good look at the increasingly irrelevant and yet always disappointing Richard McBrien, dissenter and retired ailing prof at Notre Dame. McBrien, who … Continue reading

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19 November: St. Abdias, Prophet

Many of the great figures of the Old Testament are considered saints. We find in the Martyrologium Romanum that today is the feast of St. Abdias, prophet. Here is the concise entry: 1. Commemoratio sancti Abdiae, prophetae, qui post populi … Continue reading

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TULSA, OK – 28-30 January: Workshop for Priests on Exorcism, Angelology, Demonology

Once again the Te Deum Institute of Sacred Liturgy, in Tulsa, OK, is sponsoring a workshop for priests on Exorcism, Angelology, Demonology. I will remind you that Tulsa is where the outstanding Bp. Edward Slattery reigns felicitously.  He has done a … Continue reading

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