Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Summit Dominicans in the NY Times!

I am not a fan of the New York Times (aka Hell’s Bible) but they got something right this week. The Summit Dominicans (the “Soap Sisters”) are featured in the Style section.  HERE Bucking a Trend, Some Millennials Are Seeking … Continue reading

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Recently Received Items

The diligent John of Leaflet Missal, in the wake of the great Seminarian Biretta Project (ongoing) has sent me a mighty tool of the New Evangelization. Behold a “scruple spoon”. I lacked this weapon of demon-terrorizing in my liturgical arsenal. … Continue reading

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LEGO MASS SET BRICKS (yes… Legos for Mass!)

I’ll bet some of you played with Legos when you were young.  I’ll bet some of you still play with Legos.  I’ll bet some of you played Mass when you were young.  I hope none of you are playing Mass … Continue reading

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How Spirit got there

Poor little Spirit isn’t working anymore (so far as we know), but this is how he got there!

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70th Anniversary of end of WWII

Today was the 70th anniversary of the formal surrender of Japan.  HERE The instrument of surrender was signed aboard USS Missouri on 2 Sept 1945. Amazing. Also on this day, the Battle of Actium was fought in 31 BC when Octavian … Continue reading

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Pope Francis attended Mass in St. Peter’s on Feast of St. Pius X

This is rather interesting. According to ZENIT in Italian, the Holy Father showed up in St. Peter’s Basilica the other morning to pray at the altar and tomb of St. Pius X for his saintly predecessor’s feast. He sat down … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – DX SUCCESS!

Happy news. On Thursday a local ham and expert on antennas (who also attends the TLM) came to my BOQ to consult about antennas and a potential location in the complex for a station.  We worked on my rig and … Continue reading

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Six consecutive sixes in one over

It may be a synchronicity, but lately several people have written or spoken to me about Cricket. The game, not the singing insect. While we know that Baseball is the sport God loves the most, I figure He must also … Continue reading

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Wyoming Catholic College – Missae Solemnes!

There was a fine event at one of my favorite places in these USA, Wyoming Catholic College, located in the burgeoning metropolis of Lander, WY. As you may recall, WCC is the only school around where students can’t have a … Continue reading

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Blessings for important things and things for everyday use

The traditional Roman Ritual has wonderful blessings for all sorts of things we use in our daily life, things and places not designated specifically for sacred purposes.  For example, you can get your grapes blessed, along with your airplanes, mountain climbing … Continue reading

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