Daily Archives: 10 December 2012

Someone had a sense of humor

A bag on a Delta flight for airsickness.

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“When everyone is somebody, then no-one’s anybody”

Do you know the great line from the G&S opera The Gondoliers?
“When everyone is somebody, then no-one’s anybody”.
From the amusing Eye of the Tiber
Colorado Priest To Appoint Entire Parish Eucharistic Ministers
Loveland, CO––Saint John the Evangelist Parish Priest Father Nick Farley … Continue reading

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“Casual Worship” – Contradiction in Terms

From the State Journal of Madison:
In the Spirit: Church that pushed the envelope on ‘casual worship’ closes
A Waunakee church that pushed the concept of “casual worship” to new levels didn’t draw enough interest and has closed.
St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 5757 … Continue reading

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Mispeled Forchun Cooky Alert

On an overcast day, hot and sour soup can brighten things up.

A good basic measure for a Chinese restaurant. If they can’t get this right then just fugetaboutit and never go back.
And then… not only a platitude, but … Continue reading

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Of sympathy and pageant, of aging and refreshing

The other day a priest friend brought up a line from Hilaire Belloc’s The Path To Rome, which I have not read for many a year.
This is the story of the wine of Brule, and it shows that what men … Continue reading

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Video of a Total Eclipse of the Sun

This is very cool.

The Sweeping Shadow – Total Solar Eclipse, Nov 14 2012,The Granite, FNQ, Australia. from Colin Legg on Vimeo.

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Don’t forget The Tablet’s survey on the new, corrected translation!

Don’t forget the survey on the new translation at The Tablet.   CLICK HERE
It varies from day to day according to the results.  But.. hey!  Have some fun.
My friend Fr. Finigan suggests this music while you fill it out.

Perhaps the … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 09: Monday of the 2nd Week of Advent

I am continuing with my 5 minute daily podcasts to help your preparation for the upcoming feast.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday the 2nd week of Advent.

The music today is from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, … Continue reading

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