Category Archives: Just Too Cool

Lutherans call for Latin Liturgy as an aid to identity and unity

I saw a post at a Lutheran blog calling for  - wait for it – more Latin in their liturgy.
As a convert to Holy Mother Church from Lutheranism, I found this pretty interesting.  I am aware that there exists a … Continue reading

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SCOTUS DECISIONS: strikes down “buffer zones” at abortion clinics

I just heard that the Supreme Court of the United States, in a unanimous decision, struck down “buffer zones” around the clinical profit centers of big-business abortion.
I also heard that SCOTUS found that Pres. Obama’s so-called recess appointments to the … Continue reading

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Just for fun.

I want one of these!
(Sorry about the awful music. Watch anyway, to the end.)

Keep a couple of those in a Faraday cage, against the day.

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Bp. Paprocki’s Pastoral Letter: Ars celebrandi et adorandi

His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois, who is not afraid to use exorcisms, has issued a pastoral letter called Ars celebrandi et adorandi… The art of celebrating and worshiping.  He has taken his title, surely, from … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday 1962 Missale Romanum, the Missal of St. John XXIII! [puff... sip ... puff]

Today is the 52th “birthday” of the 1962 Missale Romanum!

Spiffy!
And because it is the Vigil of my Name Day, I shall enjoy a cigar from a box of small Macanudo from one of you readers (a priest, as a matter of … Continue reading

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Acton U 2014: Day 3

A bit of a round up from last night.  We had as our evening speaker, after supper, Andy Crouch.  Afterward, a little pack went for adult beverages and discussion of the burning topics of the day.
This morning it was a … Continue reading

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Two interesting facts about the late Maya Angelou.

At Fishwrap, Michael Sean Winters has reminded us that the late writer Maya Angelou once recounted to Family Circle Magazine that, as a pregnant teen, she chose to keep her baby instead of opting for abortion. HERE  Kudos to MSW … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Children learn to sing Gregorian chant at Chant Camp!

How many of you have heard someone object to Gregorian chant on the grounds that it is tooo haaard!
Right.
Here is a video about a summer camp where children as young as 8 years old are learning to sing Gregorian chant.
At … Continue reading

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PBS TV special about the Benedictine of Mary, Queen of Apostles and their music CDs

As you remember, I have endorsed and peddled the lovely music CDs from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.  Their discs have continually topped music charts.  They were names by Billboard Classical Traditional Artist of 2012 and 2013.
Now I … Continue reading

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“Get over being a sugar cookie and keep moving forward!”

A great commencement speech by an Admiral and a SEAL, William H. McRaven.
I wonder if this was the first time these students had ever heard, in their years of education, a real achiever tell them about life and reality.

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