Daily Archives: 15 August 2013

At the LCWR Woodstock in Orlando the sisters learn that “we are stardust”.

The LCWR Woodstock 2013 has begun at Yasgur’s Farm … er… the Caribe Royale Resort near Disney World in Orlando.
Today they had a talk from their featured speaker, Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF.
Excerpts from the National Catholic Register coverage:
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BITCOIN revisited – POLL

A while ago I asked you about Bitcoin.  Some of the answers were helpful.
Tonight I read about Bitcoin for a while and watched some videos, focusing on how to “mine” it and then how to use it.
Intriguing possibilities!
Cryptocurrency, 3D printing, … Continue reading

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Will Pope Francis jump over the regular process and declare Pius XII is a saint?

In related news see my post: REVIEW: Great book of documentary evidence about the Pontificate of Ven. Pius XII
From CNA:
Pope Francis thinking about declaring Pius XII a saint
By Andrea Gagliarducci
Vatican City, Jul 31, 2013 / 11:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS

I have posted a lot recently and some entries have slithered out of view.  Here are some links to recent posts.
First, please check daily YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
And now…

Msgr. Bux: Pope Francis will not restrict the Traditional Roman Rite
OLDIE: PRP … Continue reading

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Msgr. Bux: Pope Francis will not restrict the Traditional Roman Rite

At the site of The Remnant there is a piece which quotes the great Msgr. Nicola Bux on Pope Francis’ attitude about the older, traditional forms of the Roman Rite.
Vatican Consultant Says Pope Will Not Hamper Traditional Latin Mass
By Alberto Carosa
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OLDIE: PRP – 4th Glorious Mystery: The Assumption

I’ll dig into the Fibber McGee closet of this blog’s archive for an oldie.
Back in 2006 I put together a “Patristic Rosary Project”, digging into the Mysteries we reflect on in recitation of the Rosary through the lens of some … Continue reading

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“ac Nostra”

His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Finigan, makes a great point in a post about Ven. Pius XII’s infallible proclamation of the dogma of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1950.
It has to do with the words “ac Nostra“.
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Grasshopper

This is amazing.
Meet Grasshopper.
Grasshopper (aka Falcon 9 by Spacex) had a test flight on 13 August.  It flew to an altitude of 250m with a lateral offset of 100m and then maneuvered back to its launch pad.

Well done, Grasshopper. You … Continue reading

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