Daily Archives: 9 May 2013

10 May: ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE – LIVE WEBCAST! 5 PM EDT (21h GMT)

Space Weather News for May 9, 2013
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ANNULAR ECLIPSE: On May 10th, the South Pacific sun will turn into a ring of fire as the Moon passes directly in front of the solar disk, producing an annular solar eclipse. At maximum, … Continue reading

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Denial, Mrs. Pelosi, is not a river in Egypt

From The Washington Examiner:
Nancy Pelosi: Kermit Gosnell case ‘really disgusting’
During her press conference this afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was asked if she was aware of the Kermit Gosnell case and asked whether Congress should hold hearings to make … Continue reading

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National Schismatic Reporter starts to turn on the Pope – Francis and the LCWR

Here is something that I never thought I would write.
Fr. Z kudos to Jamie Manson of the National Schismatic Reporter.
One of Fishwrap‘s headliners, a darling of LCWR, the openly-lesbian, Margaret Farley-mentored Jamie Manson has sobered up about Pope Francis.
She has … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Ember Days during Octave of Pentecost… penitential?

From a priest:
For those that follow the 1962 calendar or simply follow the traditional penitential days, are the ember days in the octave of Pentecost days of fast? It would seem not since the octave days, similar to Easter, are … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Day Off

With the exception of a few great days in Boston, the three weeks or so have been less than optimal.
Isn’t it amazing how much smaller your world becomes when you are ill?  And how quickly?
Yesterday, finally feeling better after the … Continue reading

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9 May: St. Isaiah, Prophet of the Old Testament – and a few more

Many people don’t realize that Holy Church considers some Old Testament figures to be saints with their own feast days.
We don’t celebrate them at the altar, but they have their day.
Actually, if there were no other saint in the liturgical … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What to do with occult objects?

From a reader:
When you discover you have an occult or new age object in your house, do you burn it or do you douse it with Holy Water and throw it away? I know you are busy, but a response … Continue reading

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