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My View For Awhile: Squished

Heading back to the Cupboard Under The Stairs for a change of clothes.    Sometimes life throws you a middle seat.  UPDATE Next leg…. almost there…   

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Saint Pio Foundation

I am in Los Angeles for a fundraising event and concert in support of the Saint Pio Foundation which supports the magnificent hospital Italy and legacy of the great saint. How about pitching in a bit? Compose a text with … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Beat The Snow Edition

Off we go.    They are trying to get flights out before snow starts in Chicago. Do you ever find yourself in line to board and suddenly wonder if you locked your car?    UPDATE Next leg. It is like … Continue reading

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Your Good News

Do you have any good news about life to share with the readership? Let us know.

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Peters on reactions and claims about Francis’s off-the-cuff contraception remark

From the canonist Ed Peter’s fine blog In The Light Of The Law.  He doesn’t have a combox over there and doesn’t mind if we use his stuff here. DO, however, go over there to his place regularly.  Emphases are … Continue reading

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NOTE TO READERS: Registration, comments, Snail Mail and Email

Even as you read this, the blog is under siege by vile spammers trying to register to post their putrid slime. I have logs that show me what’s going on. The drawbridge is raised. The gators are in the moat.  Oil is … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM REMINDER: Birettas for Seminarians

I’ve had a couple notes from men asking about birettas. We had a really successful biretta project going.  Let’s keep it going. A while back, John in Church Goods at Leaflet Missal in St. Paul (who is coordinating it) said he … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon that you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know.

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It’s not an urban legend, it’s a LIE: Paul VI did NOT give permission to nuns to use contraceptives.

The other day Pope Francis, in the infamous post-Mexico airplane presser, said: Paolo VI – il grande! – in una situazione difficile, in Africa, ha permesso alle suore di usare gli anticoncezionali per i casi di violenza. … Paul VI … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two in the sermon you heard for your Mass of Sunday obligation? Let us know. I spoke about frequent examination of conscience, principle faults, confession of sins in kind and number, and making plans … Continue reading

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