Category Archives: Just Too Cool

20 March: Total Eclipse of the Sun AND Aurora Borealis

From SpaceWeather: ARCTIC ECLIPSE: On March 20th, the first day of northern spring, Arctic sky watchers could witness something rare and wonderful:  Northern Lights during a total eclipse of the sun.  Earth’s magnetic field is reverberating from a CME strike … Continue reading

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Preparing future officers of the Church Militant and New Evangelization

A couple of nice TLM photos. His Excellency Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, celebrating Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form for seminarians at Mount St. Mary Seminary. The diocese has seminarians in formation there.   Preparing future officers of … Continue reading

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Veyron’s successor?

I believe you know that I am still in mourning over the production of the last Bugatti Veyron. HERE However, one of you alert readers sent me a piece from Car and Driver about the next Bugatti project. HERE Chiton … Continue reading

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4 March 1865: Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address

A friend dropped a note to me: Today is the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address!  I just reread it.  I think it’s the finest writing (so far) in American English.  Perhaps it’s worthy of a blog post? I seem … Continue reading

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Spectacular video of Mont Saint-Michel

A New Advent I saw a wonderful video with footage taken in part via drone of Mont St Michel off the coast of France. It says by way of introduction: After the construction of a raised causeway in 1859, Mont … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! PLENARY INDULGENCE on FRIDAYS OF LENT!

The usual conditions of confession, Communion and detachment from even venial sin apply, but here is a great opportunity to gain a Plenary Indulgence for those who go to Mass on Fridays of Lent! The Handbook of Indulgences has this: … Continue reading

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What the Duke wanted for his daughter

1966 – With Deeno. John Wayne… Catholic.

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3 March RELEASE – PRE-ORDER new music CD for Easter from Benedictines of Mary

UPDATE: There is a new video about them. ____ ORIGINAL Published on: Feb 14, 2015 @ 14:47 I announce tidings of joy.   The wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have a new music CD … for EASTER.  It will … Continue reading

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Look! DOWN from the sky!

This is simply too cool not to share. Biretta tip to AC who sent the link. o{]:¬) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream NASA Now Streaming Live HD Camera Views of Earth from Space (Video) Daydreaming about being an astronaut … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

This morning took me to the Chicago Art Institute. I was especially keep to see some Impressionists, but I started in chronological order in European paintings. This is interesting. Here is something by Matteo di Giovanni (+1495), part of a … Continue reading

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