Daily Archives: 6 June 2015

WDTPRS: 2nd Sunday after Pentecost – Holy Fear

It isn’t really Corpus Christi in the traditional Roman calendar, though it is often transferred to this Sunday.  It is really the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost.  Corpus Christi was Thursday, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Let’s see today’s quintessentially Roman … Continue reading

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Staff breaks? Staff it out!

So… Pope goes to Sarajevo.  He was to use the Paul VI style pastoral staff/crucifix along with his most favoritest vestments, which are by now so very very familiar.  Via Vatican Insider. Problem: the Paul VI staff broke! Oh dear… what … Continue reading

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A businessman thinks outside the box

I like it when business owners think outside the box. From Eater.com: How a Restaurant Tripled Its Profits by Eliminating Tips The employees get paid vacation days, too. Things are working out quite well for Bar Marco, the Pittsburgh restaurant … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Electric, battery powered … candles?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Dear Father, We have, on occasion, attended Mass at a Novus Ordo parish when we cannot get to the distant Latin Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in our area. We were shocked to see young girl … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday and a UPS story

Since last I posted I have had a few developments. Firstly, one of you readers, our own WB0YLE, sent a spiffy Kenwood transceiver.  Another is sending a mic.  An antenna (and a tuner would be a good idea), and key should … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper and the game of lowering expectations

From the National Catholic Register we have this from EWTN host Raymond Arroyo: Cardinal Kasper Backpedals on Papal Endorsement of Controversial Proposal Almost single-handedly [well.. he had significant help… from the Pope himself, not to mention a gaggle of others] … Continue reading

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