Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Finding one’s way deeper into the Faith

On the threshold of the big… *yawn* … game, there is something of interest in a piece at the National Catholic Register, an interview with the grandson of the legendary Vince Lombardi.
Joe Lombardi is the offensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions.
Take … Continue reading

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“Namore of this, for Goddes dignitee … Thy drasty riming is nat worth a toord!”

All of us who are interested in language are, at some point, fully engaged with Chaucer.  I like to stay engaged with Chaucer even today through his blog (HERE)… but I digress.
I read today a piece at the UK’s Spectator about … Continue reading

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Undeveloped photos from WWII found

One of you readers sent me a link to a great story at the Daily Mail about a man who bought 31 rolls of undeveloped film from the WWII era at an auction. Along with them were moving letters written … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane – wonderful things happening!

I recently visited the beautiful little Church near Covent Garden, Corpus Christi. HERE It is, among other things, the local “actors church”. However, it was originally intended by Cardinal Manning to be a site for special veneration of the Blessed … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 6: Pontifical Mass with Card. Burke

Today we had a Pontifical Mass at the faldstool celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke. There was a visiting choir from Ireland for the music. The Mass was in the Basilica of San Nicola in carcere, which is … Continue reading

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22 Jan: Pontifical Mass (TLM) after March for Life!

On Thursday, 22 January in Washington DC, at 4:00 PM, after the March For Life, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois.
Mass is scheduled … Continue reading

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Nice Epiphany Mass image

Here is a wonderful shot of Holy Mass for Epiphany in Washington DC celebrated by my friend Msgr. Charles Pope.  They blessed Epiphany water, chalk and, I hope, gold frankincense and myrrh.  HERE
 

Did you have special blessings at your parishes?

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Jail of Herod’s palace found

At American Thinker I saw an interesting piece that touches on archeology and the truth of biblical accounts of the Lord’s Passion.
Archeologists say they may have uncovered site where Jesus stood trial
Archeologists excavating an old jail in Jerusalem uncovered what appears … Continue reading

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New Cardinals in February

Today the names of the new Cardinals were announced.  They will be given their red hats in a consistory on 14 February.
The one that interests me is His Excellency Most Reverend Luigi De Magistris, Major Pro-Penitentiary Emeritus.  Alas, he is over … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Online Gregorian Chant course!

My good friend Fr. Eduard Perrone of mighty Assumption Grotto, that liturgical oasis in troubled Detroit, is a fine musician.  He is putting his extensive training and experience to work with social media.
Here is the first installment of a video … Continue reading

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