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1492: Christopher Columbus makes landfall

From History: […] On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina.On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas. Later that month, … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) issues to men a tremendous call to battle!

Liberal catholics want to wussify the Church.  They effectively embrace the world’s ways and think the Church should adapt her teachings and practices to shifting secular mores.  They accuse those who still dare to stand up in the public square and defend … Continue reading

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NEWS: In the past Popes both smiled and were nice to babies

One of you readers sent a link to a video of a clip from a 1958 movie called “Embezzled Heaven”. In it there is footage from a real audience with Ven. Pius XII. Some of it is obviously staged. It … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Blood Moon Edition (and bacon)

I returned from Tokyo tonight to find the famous annihilation SHTF TEOTWAWKI moon going on. First, I went to a “bachelor party” of sorts for a young fellow who contributes to Gregorian chant here in the Diocese of the Extraordinary … Continue reading

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A special gift to seminarians who attended Pope Francis’ Mass (HINT: Card. Sarah Alert!) )

Robert Card. Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, is amazing. Here is some encouraging news from a seminarian. I’m a seminarian for the Diocese of ___. Seminarians and religious were inside the Basilica … Continue reading

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Double Eclipse of the Sun!

This is simply too cool. From SpaceWeather… DOUBLE ECLIPSE OF THE SUN: On Sept. 13th, the sun was eclipsed–twice! No one on Earth has ever seen anything like it. Indeed, it was only visible from Earth orbit. NASA’s Solar Dynamics … Continue reading

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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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