Monthly Archives: December 2012

It’s A Wonderful Life II: REVENGE

From Savage Chickens:

Would this mean that he is, to his friends, “Harry Potter”?

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NYC 22 Dec – Solemn Mass 11 am Cabrini Shrine – Manhattan

A quick reminder about the Pilgrimage and Solemn Mass are sponsored by the Traditional Knights of Columbus Councils in New York City (Agnus Dei Council (#12361) and Regina Coeli Council (#423).
The Mass will be at the Cabrini Shrine in Manhattan (hint: … Continue reading

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A reader on going to confession

From a reader:
I know you love to hear good things about Confession.  I just wanted to share that I went to Confession today with a most humble, wise, and kind priest.  I was on the verge of a panic attack … Continue reading

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Medieval churches with stained glass were photocatalytic air purifiers with nanostructured gold catalyst. Yep. They were.

For your Just Too Cool file… a reader alerted me to a post at Daniel Mitsui’s blog.
This, if true, really is just too cool:

SOLAR-POWERED NANOTECH-PURIFIED AIR in MEDIAEVAL CHURCHES
Information Week:
The glaziers who created gold-painted stained glass windows for mediaeval churches … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! HELP THE NcR (FISHWRAP) WITH THEIR OWN POLL!

The Fishwrap is having a dreadful time with their poll about their Person of the Year (even though they have already decided the outcome.  I’ve been following it closely.
First, their poll was going one way.  Then, all the results went … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM POLL ALERT: Fishwrap’s Person of the Year – UPDATED

Why won’t NCR make “The Unborn” their ‘Person of the Year’?

UPDATE 21 Dec 20:19 GMT:
The Fishwrap’s webpage says at the top: “Update: Our poll was so popular our account with SurveyMonkey, which hosted our poll, topped off the number of … Continue reading

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Collecting a Spiritual Bouquet for Bp. Morlino’s birthday – 1 day left

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UPDATE 21 Dec 20:09 GMT:
Right now: 146 contributors have prayed 435 rosaries, 217 chaplets of Divine Mercy, 99.41 hours of adoration, stations of the cross 99 times, and have had 134 Masses offered for Bishop Robert … Continue reading

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Diocese of Greensburg – Usus Antiquior implemented

For your Brick by Brick file.
Someone sent me news about a development in the Diocese of Greenburg.
Bishop Brandt implements Mass in extraordinary form in Latrobe
GREENSBURG — Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt announced that he is implementing the celebration of the Mass … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald’s choices for People of the Year for 2012

I saw in the online, full digital version of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald‘s choices for People of the Year for 2012.  They also explained why they were chosen.
Timothy Card. Dolan tops the list, followed by…

Asia Bibi … Continue reading

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WDTPRS The O Antiphons: 21 December – O Oriens – Winter Solstice

LATIN: O Oriens, splendor lucis aeternae, et sol iustitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris et umbra mortis.
ENGLISH: O dawn of the east, brightness of light eternal, and sun of justice: come, and enlighten those who sit in darkness … Continue reading

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