Daily Archives: 30 December 2013

A TV commercial for your consideration: POLL

An Argentinian Coca-Cola commercial for your consideration.

Let’s have a poll!
Pick your best answer and discuss (if registered and approved) in the combox, below.
If you vote “Stupendous!” or “Blech!”, you had better explain yourselves!

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ASK FATHER: Father coughed so I didn’t go to Communion.

From a reader.
QUAERITUR:
Shortly before the consecration on Sunday, the priest had a fit of coughing, and coughed into his right hand. What should he have done? I was worried about the transmission of germs, and did not go to communion.
That’s … Continue reading

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Devolution of power to regional Churches? I think not.

There is a fear among some people with whom I converse that Pope Francis might undercut Roman curial congregations and devolve authority to regional conferences of bishops.
I am all for subsidiarity.  That said, some things just don’t work well at … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL – UK: Priest buys lost Van Dyck for £400

You just never know what you might have in your attic or find in a shop.
From Express:
Antiques Roadshow discovery: Van Dyck masterpiece bought for just £400 is worth £400,000
A PORTRAIT bought for £400 has been revealed as a long-lost van … Continue reading

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CHRISTMASCAzT 30: We are like Herod.

My 5 minute daily podcasts continue for the Christmas Octave. This year they are my token of gratitude for my benefactors who have donated and sent items from my wish list.  Thank you for pitching in so that others may benefit … Continue reading

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