Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Of the dropping of rose petals

Some years ago I posted photos of the Roman firefighters on top of the Pantheon (I shot them from my apartment’s window) as they prepared to drop rose petals through the oculus on Pentecost. HERE It’s a great custom. I … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER: CZECH and SERBIAN

New readers here may not know that The Internet Prayer, which I wrote in Latin a zillion years ago now, has been put into many languages. I have gathered all that I have found onto one page. Some translations have … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Getting waxen “Agnus Dei” from schismatics

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I recently obtained several Agnus Dei from Sisters in a traditional, cloistered order here in the U.S. They supposedly procure a smaller amount of the blessed wax from an original Agnus Dei from the pontificate of Pope Leo XIII. … Continue reading

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Card. George’s galero raised to the rafters!

Yesterday was the “month mind” for the late Francis Card. George, Archbishop of Chicago. As part of the “month mind” they raised his cardinalatial hat, his galoro, to the ceiling of the Cathedral. Here is a video from WGN: HERE … Continue reading

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“Oh give me a home….” Nuns on the range.

For your Just Too Cool file… From CNS: Benedictine nuns make their home on the range By Jim West Catholic News Service VIRGINIA DALE, Colo. (CNS) — Sister Maria Walburga Schortemeyer is at home wading through the mud and manure … Continue reading

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Of a “gay Mass” sermon, the Poles, and a useful marriage resource for priests

A the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is a piece you readers of the Fishwrap might want to peruse.    The writer points to a sermon recently given by His Eminence Vincent Card. Nichols of Westminster at … Continue reading

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Is the revolution beginning? “Hundreds” of priest learn TLM in England

Is the revolution beginning? From Church Militant: Hundreds [!]of UK Priests Learn Ancient Rite of Mass Hundreds of priests in the United Kingdom gathered in the city of Bath in England last week to learn how to say the Traditional … Continue reading

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Italian police investigate Our Lord

This is pretty interesting.   Apparently the Italian police have been investigating Our Lord. HERE Police Create Image of Jesus as a Child Using Shroud of Turin, coolComputer Forensics The National Police in Italy have reportedly created a digital image … Continue reading

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SWISS GUARD AMOUR PROJECT: New photos from the swearing in ceremony!

Today was the annual ceremony for the swearing in of the new Swiss Guards.   Imagine what goes through their minds as they swear, with their hands raised in the sign of the Most Holy Trinity, to protect the Roman … Continue reading

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More sacred art from Daniel Mitsui (Hint: A suggestion and COFFEE!)

Daniel Mitusi occasionally sends me new pieces of art which he has created. This time he sent me his Christo Gloria In Ecclesia.  For his site click HERE You may recall that his little daughter has spent quite a bit … Continue reading

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