Daily Archives: 20 November 2012

Blog maintenance update

The blog now lives on a new server.
There have been glitches, of course.  One by one they are being resolved.
The latest glitch is with the mobile theme.  The “pro” version stopped working.  It was timing out.  I could barely get … Continue reading

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New cards with “vesting prayers”

I will subtitle this entry: Buy Some Cards – Help A Monastery.
I recently received some spiffy cards with vesting prayers for bishops, priests, deacons and subdeacons.
They were produced by the…
Monastère Saint-Benoît
2, rue de la Croix
83680 La Garde-Freinet
France
Tel. +33 4 94 … Continue reading

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Misogynist England now waging a war on women

England is clearly a misogynistic waging a war on women.  This must be true because the official state church of England has rejected women bishops.
From the site of The Church of England.

General Synod Rejects Draft Legislation on Women Bishops

20 November … Continue reading

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Benedict’s little dig at liberals

In his new book the Holy Father has a dig at liberals.
I am sure this was directly at the Fishwrap. Aren’t you? o{];¬)
In some portrayals of the figure of Jesus, the emphasis is placed almost exclusively on the radical aspects, … Continue reading

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Senate Bill gives govt. agencies WARRANTLESS access to everything you do on the internet

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HOW TO FIND YOUR SENATORS’ PHONE NUMBERS: HERE
I think this is the ‘‘Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011’’ – or S. 1011.
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The Obama Administration has been undermining the 1st and 2nd Amendments.
Here is … Continue reading

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The Older Courtesies and the Gravitational Pull

A deeper sense of decorum is needed in our worship.
The older form of Holy Mass of the Roman Rite, the Usus Antiquior, must return – and will return – in strength.  Recovery of the older form will exert a “gravitational … Continue reading

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Benedict’s little dig at modernist theologians

In his new book in the infancy of the Lord, Pope Benedict as a little dig at modernist theologians – perhaps too wrapped up in the historical-critical method:
The answer given by the chief priests and scribes to the wise men’s … Continue reading

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“No one likes us – we don’t care” – Fr. Finigan on the New Evangelization and men

My friend the mighty Dean of Bexley, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan has a great post at his place.
He places his observations in the context of men in his parish hall watching Millwal defeat Leeds.  I am mindful of the … Continue reading

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Christ is born, astrology dies – a comment on the Pope’s new book about Jesus

First, if you plan to buy the Holy Father’s new book online, will you please my links?  You’ll get your book quickly and at a good price and I will also benefit.  Thanks!
US hardcover HERE.  Kindle HERE. Unabridged audio HERE. … Continue reading

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The dangers of liturgical dance

From the always amusing Eye Of The Tiber:
Liturgical Dancer Tests Positive For Performing-Enhancing Drugs
It is being reported this morning that world-renowned liturgical dancer Doris Griffin has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. A USCCB spokesman said that trace amounts of an … Continue reading

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