Monthly Archives: January 2013

ALERT! Mystic Monk Coffee K-Cups are back!

When the Wyoming Carmelites added K-Cups to their coffee offerings, they sold out fairly quickly. Their K-Cups are called “Monk Shots” and they are back! Click HERE! Available are Variety Pack Midnight Vigils Blend Breakfast Blend Mystic Monk Blend Cinnamon … Continue reading

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A note on registration (which has been switched off)

I have been under siege by vile spammers who deserve to roast in the deep cinders of hell, as Dr. Maturin would put it. As a result, I switched off registration for the blog in the hope of thwarting the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Blessing chickens

From a reader: I’m planning on hatching chickens in the next couple of weeks. I’m using shipped eggs which have a higher mortality rate from being through the mail system. (but I simply can’t get what I want locally) Is … Continue reading

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Women Priests? No. An explanation.

CNS has posted a video of an interview with the Theologian of the Papal Household, Fr. Wojciech Giertych, OP. He talks about male only priesthood. [wp_youtube]GfGJs-iFtS8[/wp_youtube]

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Seminarian with brain tumor – good news!

From time to time I have asked you to pray for a seminarian, Philip Gerard Johnson, who has had an inoperable tumor in his brain. Here is an update: Medical Update Thanks for everyone’s prayers during my doctor visit on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Opus Bono Sacerdotii – help priests who have no where else to turn

I have posted before about the Opus Bono Sacerdotii.  They help priests who have no one else to whom they can turn.  I know the people who started this organization and I have the highest confidence in them.  I have … Continue reading

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Tulsa Day 4 G’Bye

We had a presentation this morning, and some truly useful Q&A, followed by lunch. Now I’m happily homebound for a few days in the SPTDV. I warmly recommend this particular conference on exorcism to all priests and only those few … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Confession to an SSPX priest a sin?

From a reader: While doing research I came across something that said that one of the faithful who knowingly receives a Sacrament from a priest without faculties commits a sin. I have always attended SSPX chapels and gone to confession … Continue reading

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Some people are finally waking up to lefty hijacking of pro-life language in gun control debate

I have been saying for weeks now that the left has been hijacking pro-life language for their own ends. Right now, they are twisting their support for Pres. Obama (against people who “cling to guns or religion”) into a “prolife … Continue reading

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Tulsa Day 3 Exorcism Conference

First, some tools if the trade. That’s just a little exorcist humor. Today we are looking more closely at angelology. Angels and demons ARE REAL. More later.

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New Archbishop of Portland: Alexander Sample!

My old friend, Most Rev. Alexander Sample, formerly Bishop of Marquette, has been appointed Archbishop of Portland! Congratulations to the people of Portland Vatican City, 29 January 2013 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father appointed Bishop Alexander King Sample as … Continue reading

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Archbp. Cordileone interviewed in the UK’s Catholic Herald. Comments on the TLM

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, the Archbishop of San Francisco, Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone, offered some interesting comments. Read the whole thing there, but here is something of interest concerning the older form of Holy Mass. … Continue reading

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@Pontifex Project: Week 4

I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a day and single theme instead of various scatterings over days when they might not be noticed. Here is the collective tweet … Continue reading

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Fishwrap – starting to stink in the noonday sun

The editor of the Fishwrap, the paper of record for schismatics and heretics now to be known as the National Schismatic Reporter, responded to the bishop of the place where they are headquartered. His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn called … Continue reading

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Tulsa Day 2 – Conference

After taking in my recording of Downton last night via my Slingbox and DVR back at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue, I crashed and slept the sleep of the dead. Now, refreshed, I am at the conference. I have … Continue reading

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