Daily Archives: 4 December 2012

It’s Winter Festival time!

I was walking by a building in Manhattan last night and saw in their lobby a Christmas tree, a menorah, and an Islamic crescent moon. “Where’s the parity in that?”, quoth I.

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The Feeder Feed: Attic Black-Figure Edition

I haven’t been able to post feeder updates because … well … because. Here is a variation I use when on the road. Behold an Attic Black-Figure pelike, or wine jar. This probably shows a variation on the theme of … Continue reading

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Secret Shadow Government Latin Space War Patch!

I don’t get to write titles like that very often. From a reader: I don’t know that the story about the Secret Shadow Government and the Secret Space War (with ETs) has any logical home on WDTPRS (although I did … Continue reading

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Are Christ’s mission and Holy Church well-served by “me-tooism”?

My friend Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeueticalness, has written with a touch of irony about the recent launch of the Holy Father’s Twitter account, @pontifex. Among Father’s observations is an amusing bit about how the Holy See’s explanatory announcement of this Twitter … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Benedict XVI, Brick by Brick, Linking Back, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 37 Comments

2013 Comet to be a “once in a civilization” event?

A reader alerted me to this from Scientific American: Next year’s “brightest comet in modern times” to be “once in a civilization” event As it flares out of the distant Oort Cloud, the newly discovered comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) appears … Continue reading

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