Daily Archives: 19 February 2013

POLL: What name will (not should) the next Pope choose?

One of the more entertaining aspects of a papal election is speculation not only about whom the Cardinal Electors will choose, but what the new Pope’s name will be.
Entertaining, yes, but there is a serious side to it. John Paul … Continue reading

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Chinese inspired “flying confessors”

Great missionaries once went to mission countries such as China.
These U.S.A. are now mission territories.
I was inspired by something I read at NEWS.VA.  Is this an idea for the weathly, formerly Christian lands in which most of you readers live?
Wen … Continue reading

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Show your support for Pope Benedict

Reminder: Help each other out by checking “Your Urgent Prayer Requests”
Also, earlier today I wrote about a nice project for 28 February. HERE.
Re-Elect Pope Benedict SWAG!!
You can also decorate your ride home (and other things) with bumperstickers and magnets.
In English … Continue reading

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An examination of conscience to help make a better confession by a really sound priest

Last year I posted about some sheets developed by my friend the great Fr. Finigan, His Hermeneuticalness, to help people with an examination of conscience before going to confession.  He made them available at the blog of his parish, Our … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama to Pope Benedict: “I… I… I… I…”

When Pope Benedict announced his impending departure into the sunset, the first thing that stood out in Obama’s statement was that he made the situation about himself.   Someone else had the same reaction
I picked this up from The Right’s … Continue reading

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Solidarity with an initiative in Rome of support for Benedict XVI on 27 Feb

My friend the great Roman Fabrizio sent me an article about an initiative of support in Rome for Pope Benedict in his last days as Bishop of Rome.
At CulturaCattolica.it we read:
On 27 February, His Holiness Benedict XVI’s last evening in … Continue reading

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@Pontifex Project: Week 7

Benedict XVI is STILL POPE.
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 … Continue reading

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