Daily Archives: 2 January 2014

Reason #7566 for Summorum Pontificum – POLL

Well… not quite, as it turns out.  But, hey!
For your consideration.

I dunno, people.  I just don’t get this.
UPDATE: The color is off. The dark that looks black should be purple. I have another photo of these in a comment, below. … Continue reading

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D. Superior rejects Common Core

For your Brick by Brick file…
The Diocese of Superior (WI) has opted out of Common Core!  Here is a statement from the Diocese (their diocesan website is fancy enough that, right now, it isn’t working.  You get stuck in a flash … Continue reading

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Plenary Indulgences for particular days by Fr. F

I highly recommend a blog post on indulgences by my good friend, His Hermeneuticalness, the great Dean of Bexley and p.p. of Blackfen, the unabashedly Unreconstructed Ossified Manualist, Fr. Tim Finigan.  HERE
A sample with my emphases and comments:
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[T]there are many plenary indulgences given … Continue reading

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The day virtue was outlawed

Liberal catholics want us all to weenie out and avoid engaging in “culture wars”.
Meanwhile, I saw this commentary piece at CNSNews:
Free Exercise of Virtue Prohibited as of Today in USA
As of today–Jan. 1, 2014–a Democratic administration led by President Barack … Continue reading

Posted in Cri de Coeur, Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

BRICK BY BRICK: 1st Anglican Ordinariate “praying heart” monastery in England!

For your Brick by Brick file, I received a press release about the founding of the Anglican Ordinariate in England’s first monastery!

Ordinariate formally establishes its “praying heart”

On January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, the convent … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

I have received some material books and some digital, Kindle books recently.  Thank you to the kind people who sent them as gifts.  Thanks!  I am grateful.  Some of them came from publishers and the authors themselves.
Here are a few … Continue reading

Posted in The Campus Telephone Pole, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged | 4 Comments

Brown v. Brown

In my home town a UPS driver had a problem with an irate turkey:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P2SaxyMrKA&feature=player_embedded

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