Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Sat 7 May – Met Opera: Maestro Levine to retire, last day of season

I have some friends who are inoperable. No matter what I’ve tried, they don’t like opera. What sort of person could they be?!? In any event, in case you didn’t know, I believe that tomorrow is the very last conducting … Continue reading

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Bright flash of light marks the moment of conception

Many think that the image on the Shroud of Turin is of Christ and that the image formed when a great burst of light occurred at the moment of His resurrection. How about a burst of light at the beginning … Continue reading

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Nuns mapped stars for the Vatican

I spotted a cool article at CNS about four Italian sisters who helped to map a half million stars for the Vatican’s part in a vast mapping project. Mapping with the stars: Nuns instrumental in Vatican celestial survey VATICAN CITY … Continue reading

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28 April – St. Gianna Molla’s 2nd miracle: Prepared to be amazed! With Fr. Z’s 10 Points.

Today is the Dies Natalis of St. Gianna Beretta Molla (+28 April 1962 at 39 years of age).  That is to say that St. Gianna died and was born into heaven today (thus, “birthday… dies natalis”). I have posted this before, … Continue reading

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POLAND: Eucharistic miracle! Bleeding Host is human cardiac tissue

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a less than enjoyable time for a while now. That said, in this time I have also hardened my resolve in several spheres. And yet, there are little bright points. Remember that … Continue reading

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I have been remiss… cool stuff I have seen and received!

Lot’s of people send me stuff… to peddle for them, obviously. While I can’t do everything, I can occasionally bring some things to your attention. Fathers… remember Agnus Dei Incense and Altar Breads. HERE Here is something nice. For scale. … Continue reading

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‘Behind the door was a painting that the owners did not know about.’

For your Just Too Cool file. So, you want to fix a leak in your roof.  You go upstairs and discover what might be a long-lost 400 year old painting by Michelangelo Merisi, Caravaggio, worth about $140 million. The subject … Continue reading

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“The oldest church in the English speaking world”

It is great to see that His Hermeneuticalness is posting a bit more these days after the great health scare. Fr. Finigan visited the oldest church in the English speaking world.  Very cool. The Church used by Queen Bertha and … Continue reading

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Buona Pasquetta!

It is Easter Monday.  In Rome and all over Italy, everything is pretty much closed up for what they call “Pasquetta” (Little Easter) and also “Lunedì dell’Angelo” (Angel Monday), which calls to mind the exchange between the angel and the … Continue reading

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Thorn of the Crown bleeds with Good Friday and Annunciation fall together

God is great. Apropos my post about Lady Day and Good Friday falling together, which won’t happen again for over a hundred years. From CNS: Andria, Italy, Mar 25, 2016 / 06:38 pm (CNA).- A single thorn held to have … Continue reading

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