Monthly Archives: November 2012

When TEOTWAWKI comes, will you have had enough coffee?

It is “Cyber Monday”, as the online retailers are calling it!
I guess this is a secular money day of obligation.
Okay… now that you are online… buy some …
Mystic Monk Coffee!
There are so many good reasons to refresh or build … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Lighter fare, New Evangelization, TEOTWAWKI, The Campus Telephone Pole, Year of Faith | Tagged , , | 26 Comments

Your Good News!

Do you have some good news for the readers?
Will you tell us what it is?

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Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 41 Comments

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point from your Sunday sermon today?
Let us know all the good stuff!

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Posted in SESSIUNCULA | 42 Comments

PUDDING REPORT: Christmas Pudding 2012 is underway!

Things are underway on this “Stir Up Sunday”, the Last Sunday after Pentecost. “Stir Up” comes from the first words of the Collect for Holy Mass in the Usus Antiquior.
I decided that for this round I would use the recipe … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 134: Christ the King, the Collect, and a listener’s question

Here is a little offering about the Collect for the Solemnity of Christ the King, as it is today in the post-Conciliar, Ordinary Form, calendar.  I use some material I wrote for the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The … Continue reading

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Posted in ASK FATHER Question Box, Four Last Things, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, PODCAzT, Reader Feedback | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Yet another group of dissidents forms … where else?….

Get this from the Irish Examiner:
Umbrella group aims to speak for Catholics
By Claire O’Sullivan
Friday, November 09, 2012
A new lay organisation which wants to articulate the views and opinions of mainstream Irish Catholics is being established. [The premises you are supposed … Continue reading

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Mobile Theme UPDATE

When we moved the blog to a new server, the mobile theme got screwed up somehow. In the interim, I implemented a simpler mobile theme and then worked to get the better, fancier theme (the one I actually paid … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes | 9 Comments

Some Z-Swag “in the wild”!

A reader sent me a great photo.  Note the wonderful car magnet!  Or maybe it is a sticker?
Nice kids too!

You can get all sorts of great stuff HERE.
There are all sorts of variations of this car magnet concerning priests and … Continue reading

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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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You never know what is in the closet …

… until you start digging around.
A priest friend showed me this treasure:

But wait!
There’s more!

Yes, it is supposed to be St. Isidore of Seville as “patron of the internet”.
A couple problems manifest themselves immediately.
First, there is no indication that the saint … Continue reading

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