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 recently see … 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 thing, … Continue reading

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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 to be … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 03: Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent

This year I thought to do for Advent what I have done during Lent: post 5 minute daily podcasts to help your preparation for the upcoming feast.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 03, for Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent.

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