Category Archives: Just Too Cool

CAVIEZEL: You weren’t made to ‘fit in’… BE SAINTS!

No young person wants to follow an uncertain trumpet.
Here is a good video to rise to as the morning gets underway.
Actor Jim Caviezel speaking at Stuebenville. Posted at LifeSite.

¡Hagan lío!

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Rube Goldberg Machine

This is how I occasionally see my day develop.

Wow. Right?

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Wisconsin High School student invents classroom door stop

From Gateway Pundit:
A Wisconsin high school senior and Army recruit Justin Rivard invented a door stop that prevents killers from entering classrooms.
Justin created the “JustinKase” two years ago when he was just 15. The device does not allow a door … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL: Recently received missal stand and statue of Our Lady

I received a wonderful leggio or book stand from St. Joseph’s Apprentice who is becoming justly famous for his beautiful portable altars… the ultimate gift for a priest.
In Rome we often used book stands that could swivel.  Thus, if you were at an … Continue reading

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Singing and confession – Just Too Cool!

When I was very young, I used to curl up with the dictionary.  One word would lead to another and to another.  I wound up building my vocabulary as if by capillarity.
I sometimes do this with tweets, specially with the … Continue reading

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OLYMPICS 2018 12 Feb: CURLING!

I’ve been remiss in mentioning the most exciting sport of all the Winter Olympic events.
Put aside the humdrum sports of figure skating, downhill skiing, etc. No no. That’s not where the real excitement lies.
Here’s something that really deserves attention… biathlon! … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL! Wherein Fr. Z is AMAZED at … coincidences? I think not.

Okay… someone tell me what’s going on here!  (Trick question.  I think I know.)
As you recall, I have a great portable altar from St. Joseph’s Apprentice, and Pelican case to ship it in.  HERE
I also now have great reversible travel … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Hunwicke explained and explains today’s “Festum Ovorum”

A few years back the inimitable Fr Hunwicke offered us a brilliant post which about the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, nicknamed the “Festa ovorum”. THERE He is back for an updated crack it this year.  HERE
Here’s his offering from 2015.
FESTUM OVORUM
Well, … Continue reading

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Great column on German confusion by Archbp. Chaput of @ArchPhilly … auf Deutsch! “Liebe, Klarheit, und ihr Gegenteil”

The other day I posted about a terrific column by Archbp. Chaput of Philadelphia in their diocesan newspaper.
Wherein Archbp. Chaput wins the pastoral Super Bowl in @ArchPhilly
The Archbishop wrote about, among other things, the confusion being caused right now by … Continue reading

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Considering Andy Warhol in view of certain homosexualist activists

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a great article about the Pop Art icon Andy Warhol and Warhol’s faith and piety.
This may surprise some people: he was devout and practiced his faith… which is rather … Continue reading

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