Daily Archives: 21 March 2013

Michael Voris on attacks on Francis and Benedict

Michael Voris has some good things to say about the negative reactions to Pope Francis.

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , | 61 Comments

Did Pres. Obama quote Saul Alinsky in speech in Jerusalem

I got this from Weasel Zippers (live that name):
JERUSALEM – In his address in Jerusalem today, President Obama channeled Saul Alinsky, citing the radical community organizer’s defining mantra as he urged young Israelis to “create change” to nudge their leadership … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , | 33 Comments

Solemn is not the enemy of humble

A priest friend sent this quote from
C. S. Lewis, A Preface to Paradise Lost:
This quality will be understood by anyone who really understands the meaning of the Middle English word solempne. This means something different, but not quite different, … Continue reading

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Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SESSIUNCULA, The Drill | Tagged , | 38 Comments

Francis to say Holy Thursday Mass at a prison

I was right on the verge of extending my time in Rome through Holy Week… right on the verge…. then I got on the airplane at the appointed time, which I properly guessed (the day after the “inaugural” Mass). … Continue reading

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Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Pope Francis | Tagged , , , , | 229 Comments

Court upholds monks right to make and sell caskets

A small triumph for freedom of religion and a free market.
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune:
St. Joseph Abbey casket sales can’t be stopped by funeral industry, federal court rules
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that monks at St. Joseph Abbey near … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Lego “Habemus Papam”

For your Lego by Lego file.
At the blog Shower of Roses there are fun pictures of a Lego “Habemus Papam” scene made by kids.  Fun!

Go see the others there.

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Posted in Just Too Cool, Lighter fare | Tagged , | 11 Comments