Category Archives: The Campus Telephone Pole

We should tread carefully.

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These days the gulfs that already yawn between different parties in the secular world as well as within the Church are becoming wider still.
If there is any sort of controversy or disagreement, someone demands that someone else’s … Continue reading

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The Lego Vatican

There is a treasure in Columbus, OH that I’ve long desired to visit.  No, I don’t mean just the HQ of Heartbeat International, though that’s great.  I mean the Jubilee Museum.
Right now at the Museum, on display, is The Lego … Continue reading

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TRAPPIST BEER from MONKS in ENGLAND!

The fantastic Benedictine monks of Norcia, Italy, make fantastic beer!  You can help this great traditional community by investing in their monthly beer club.  HERE
I just read a story on the BBC about a group of monks in the UK’s Leicestershire monks … Continue reading

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“The finest rosaries I have ever seen” have… returned! – UPDATES

nce upon a time I used to write about the finest rosaries I had ever seen.   They were easy on the eyes, like jewelry, but they were as strong as steel cables.
The woman who made them, Gayle, had started up a … Continue reading

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New music disc from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

The wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have produced another great CD of music.
The Hearts of Jesus, Mary & Joseph At Ephesus
US HERE – UK HERE

Enjoy this video! You can hear music from the new disc and see shots … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Two VERY different DAUGHTERS!

Some of you long time readers may recall that I’ve been a character in a sci-fi series. I was even killed… at least once. If that isn’t a motivation to read them, I don’t know what is.
I became a ongoing … Continue reading

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St. Michael the Extremely Cool Samurai Archangel, defend us in battle!

And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us in thy name.  And he said to them: I saw Satan like lightning falling from heaven.  Behold, I have given you power to tread upon … Continue reading

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ROME – 7 April – Conference: “Catholic Church, Where Are You Going?”

I read at Sandro Magister’s page that there is going to be a conference in Rome on
“Chiesa cattolica, dove vai?”… “Catholic Church, Where Are You Going?”
This conference responds to the growing impression that the Church seems to be losing its … Continue reading

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Author of “The Dictator Pope” revealed (officially) and book format now available

Some people were clued in a long time ago, but were asked to keep it under wraps.  Now it is out in the open.
The Dictator Pope (revised and updated) – now available in hard copy from Regnery for pre-order (23 April … Continue reading

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FSSP North America Blog

Okay… I’ll give this a boost. From my email…
I am the editor of the Missive (https://fssp.com/the-missive),
the official blog of the North American District of the FSSP. We are
trying to expand our readership, and I was wondering if I … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: @DouthatNYT on state the Church under Francis (terrific) – John Rist in Reading Augustine series (a scream)

John Rist is one of the best working scholars on Augustine and writers on ethics in the world.   His books are fantastic, but they are hard.
Who is this guy?  HERE  He was also one of my profs in Rome.
Rist sets … Continue reading

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Carmelite Nuns seeking Priest Chaplain

The last time I played yenta for a group of sisters looking for a chaplain, the results were pretty good!  HERE
Today I received a note from Mother Mary Bethany OCD, of the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in Georgetown, California (D. Sacramento).
They need a … Continue reading

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New film about Sts Paul and Luke – 28 March @PaulMovie

I am looking forward to this:

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6 Jan NASHUA, NH – Pontifical Mass with Bp. Libasci – first since 1960s – UPDATED: Minneapolis!

This is no just a Pontifical Mass where there hasn’t been a Pontifical Mass for decades.  I really like the fact that it is advertised by the diocese on their diocesan website and facebook page.
That caught my eye.

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Your RORATE MASSES – UPDATES

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent.
This is a beautiful custom – making a come back thanks to the spread of tradition – whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before dawn.
The … Continue reading

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