Daily Archives: 26 December 2016

Help from readers: Find the banding!

Okay folks… who can find this banding (the red embroidered part) for us?

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Concerning the movie ‘Silence’ movie by Scorsese, book by Shusaku Endo

I just read at The Catholic Thing a review by Brad Miner of the movie from Martin Scorsese Silence, from Shusaku Endo’s book.
Here is the bottom line from the review:

Scorsese’s Silence is not a Christian film by a Catholic filmmaker, but … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Octave!

We are in the Octave of Christmas.  Merry Christmas everyone!
Here is a shot from our Midnight Mass.

The word “immemorial” came to mind when I saw it.  We have a beautiful continuity with our many forebears who sacrificed so much to … Continue reading

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The Angry Man

A friend sent me this.  It’s good. It explains a lot.
The Angry Man
For all the interest group pandering that shapes modern American politics, the group that may well have decided the election has come down to the demographic of “The … Continue reading

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26 Dec: The Protomartyr, The Octave, and You

In addition to Boxing Day, and the day good King Wenceslaus went out, it is the feast of St Stephen.
St. Stephen’s feast has been celebrated this day since the earliest centuries of the Church’s life.
We are also in the Octave of … Continue reading

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