Monthly Archives: March 2013

JUST TOO COOL: Swiss Guards


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25 March: The Good Thief, St. Dismas

You may have noticed that today is not the Feast of the Annunciation (9 months before Christmas).  Annunciation has been bumped to the first available day after the Easter Octave, this year 8 April.
However, today is the feast day of … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, GO TO CONFESSION, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Saints: Stories & Symbols | 18 Comments

You can never really “leave the Church”.

I occasionally get an message from someone who explains in self-righteous high dudgeon that she is leaving the Church because of [INSERT FLIMSY EXCUSE HERE].
Over at his excellent blog, Ed Peters looks at a case of someone who said he … Continue reading

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Excellent address by Archbp. Chaput on the attacks on religious liberty

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has some remarks on religious liberty which I found on the site of the Witherspoon Institute.  My emphases and comments.
Our First Right: Religious Liberty
Simply put, religious freedom is a fundamental natural right and first among … Continue reading

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Cooking in the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue

I have adjusted, again, to not having a full kitchen, but I have not surrendered. I cook as I will. I even make Julia’s recipes!  But ….
…tonight I made a “Cornish Hen” with with spices, and curry, in my toaster … Continue reading

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Go to the blog of Mulier Fortis

Check out the blog of Mulier Fortis.  Something’s up.
I am particularly happy to review her cats’ kill list.

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Pope Francis sermon for Palm Sunday – REVISED

I had originally worked with the official text that was released.  The Pope changed his sermon and here is the revised text.  That‘ll teach me!  This is going to be a big challenge for people following his sermons.  He departs … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 40 Palm Sunday – two gravitational fields

Today is Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins.
We hear today about the ancient Roman Station, which belonged to the losers, a thought from Benedict XVI about who ascent and the gravitational forces that draw us in different directions – it is … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Billboards for CONFESSION! Promoted by which bishop?

I think the world of Bp. Slattery of the Diocese of Tulsa. He initiated a liturgical renewal in the diocese, he has been supportive of the Clear Creek Monastery, he sponsored workshops for exorcists. A few more bishops like this … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , | 46 Comments

Wyoming Catholic College Summer Programs

The right side here is now sporting a spiffy ad from Wyoming Catholic College.  Go look!
They have Summer Programs and Outdoor Learning to explore.
Also, they have a Conventiculum Viomingense for Latin students.
A shot from the booth they had at the Legatus … Continue reading

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