Daily Archives: 13 July 2013

There has to be a better way! This story is so cool it breaks the boundaries of coolness.

This is so cool that it may need its own category.  This story combines human ingenuity, youthful motivation, and the free market.
Meet Jack Andraka, Foe of Pancreatic Cancer.
From Smithsonian:
Jack Andraka, the Teen Prodigy of Pancreatic Cancer
A high school sophomore won the … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z copes with his new paranoia

I am worried.
Given that Pope Francis has declared war on clerical new cars, I am concerned that other things will soon be in his cross-hairs.
For example, what could be more worrisome to the poor than the sight of cuff links … Continue reading

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Mary Stachowicz – murdered by “gay” man – a Martyr for the Faith, says Bp. Paprocki

Preambles:
Homosexuals often commit the most physically brutal crimes that the police see.
[UPDATE: Some people in the tweetosphere are having a spittle-flecked nutty about the sentence I wrote, above. At least I think that is why there is a spittle-flecked nutty … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 136: 25 years later – Ratzinger’s address to the Bishops of Chile; The Biological Solution

Today marks 25 years since Joseph Card. Ratzinger gave a famous address in Santiago, Chile to the Chilean bishops.
Context: In the months immediately preceding this address, Archbp,  Marcel Lefebvre of the SSPX had signed an agreement with the Holy See, … Continue reading

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POLL: To which super-Catholic place would you go for self-exile?

There is a fun post at Catholic Vote: Top 5 place for self-imposed exile for Catholics.
I’ll send you over there in a moment.
I want to mention, however, an idea that I have seen on some blogs: a “redoubt” within these … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I have a job at a Lutheran church?

From a reader:
I recently got laid off from my job, and have been doing whatever side work I can find until I find a stable job. One of these jobs has been to help in a Lutheran Service, by simply changing the … Continue reading

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