Daily Archives: 18 September 2015

Like a Rolling Stone

I have had a tough week with travel and lots of bad news.  Bad news even this morning.  So, just to break things up a little, and because Rolling Stone was mentioned elsewhere today, here are videos for your amusement.
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“Pius later sent rosaries to all the Catholic tars on ‘Old Ironsides’”

In my other day job I am the captain of HMS Surprise. Therefore I took note of something I read about Bl. Pius IX and USS Constitution.  You will recall from your reading of The Fortune of War that Jack and Stephen were aboard … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 25th Ordinary Sunday: Do you have unfinished business?

This week’s Collect for Mass for the 25th Ordinary Sunday (Novus Ordo, obviously), was introduced into the Missale Romanum with the Novus Ordo but it is influenced by a prayer in the ancient Veronese Sacramentary.
Deus, qui sacrae legis omnia constituta in … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail – A book and a frustrated Catholic

I have received a few more voice mails.
Since I pay a fee for the two phone numbers, USA and UK, I am glad when they are used.
Here is a lady who gives voice to the frustration that quite a few Catholics have … Continue reading

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Welcome Aboard New Registrants!

To participate in the combox here, you must be registered and approved (by me).
Since the blog is under constant attack by spammers and nefarious ne’er-do-wells, I use the “about you” field in particular to screen registrations.
Welcome aboard recent registrants! (I … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stone of Catholic journalism and MS Winters’ Fainting Couch

I bring to the readership’s attention a piece by Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute.  He responds to a ridiculous piece in Rolling Stone, in which Acton and he are mentioned.  HERE
Rolling Stone, that bastion of journalistic professionalism, declined to … Continue reading

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