Daily Archives: 19 December 2013

The Feeder Feed: Yes, another XPGF and The Eyes have it

At the Met in NYC you will see a Madonna and Child with Sts Philip and Agnes.

Herein is our little Savior with His Christological Goldfinch.

Those of you who are new here may wonder what in creation I am … Continue reading

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Cracks in the liberal adulation of Pope Francis

I have been saying that the Left will turn on Pope Francis.  You can already see cracks in liberal unity appearing.  The catholic Left is splitting.  Just start reading carefully at Fishwrap.
I was sent this cartoon by Matt Bors.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Help the Nuns on the Bus!

Over at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) there is a project to help the Nuns on the Bus rename their hagiographical movie/documentary!
I can’t think of a better project for readers here.  After all, we have done so little to help … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I change my voice to fool the confessor?

From a reader:
I have a problem. Whenever I go to confession (traditional screened booth), my confessors can recognize my voice, and sometimes indicate that they know it’s me.
I abhor this with a deep purple abhorrence, and am now really self-conscious when I … Continue reading

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Hint: It ain’t Mozart.

A way to reach out to people or a violation of identity and decorum?
You decide.
In St. Stephen’s, the Cathedral of Vienna?
Hint: It ain’t Mozart.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki-HuVqWFeU&feature=player_embedded
Is this what we need for the New Evangelization?
Reason #87637 for Summorum Pontificum.
I’ll turn on the moderation … Continue reading

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Pope: Curial officials should hear confessions

From CNA:
Pope urges Curial officials to hear confessions at local parish
Vatican City, Dec 18, 2013 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has strongly encouraged the bishops and cardinals of the Roman Curia to spend time hearing confessions weekly at … Continue reading

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