Category Archives: The Campus Telephone Pole

Help a young entrepreneur!

Let’s give this guy a boost.  A young entrepreneur reached out to me for help with his project.  He started something called Crown and Stars, clearly in honor of the Blessed Virgin.
He told me that he wants to make…
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New art from Daniel MITSUI – great gift idea

Are looking for unique religious gifts? May I suggest checking out the beautiful art of Daniel Mitsui?
Daniel works with a fascinating fusion of forms and produces some invocative religious images, pleasing at a glance but profitable for contemplation.
He sent me … Continue reading

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TAMPA: A TLM at a Jesuit school?!?

I received news of a TLM in Tampa.  What caught my eye is that it will be at a Jesuit High School.
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
“Jesuit High School, the Latin Mass Society of Tampa Bay, and Epiphany of Our Lord Catholic Church cordially … Continue reading

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UPDATED BRICK BY BRICK in Florida! New Sunday TLM established.

UPDATE 17 Nov 2018:
From a reader… more movement in Florida.  I think this was cut and pasted to me, but… oh well.
Father Z – thought you’d like to see Florida is headed in the right direction. From Fr. Jeremiah Payne … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS! Baronius Press “Roman Breviary” AVAILABLE AGAIN!

This is great news for all those who have been seeking out the wonderful reprinting of the The Roman Breviary by Baronius Press. It is at long last back in print. I wrote about it in 2012.
This is a terrific … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading as a catch up

This is a post-Rome trip catch-up and catch-all.
Today I drove back to the Cupboard Under The Stairs from The City of Broad Shoulders.   Immediately I set out on a series of tasks.   Whereas, after living in Rome for many years, … Continue reading

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MADISON – 2 November: Pontifical Requiem Mass at the Throne

November is the month when we Catholics pray in a special way for the repose of the dead and, by God’s will, for the rapid entrance into heaven of the Poor Souls.
On All Souls Day, Friday, 2 November, at 7 … Continue reading

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Terrific Benedictine Monks of Norcia! Yes, great things are also going on and YOU can participate.

As we navigate The Present Crisis, let us not forget that there are wonderful things happening, too, by the grace of God and by fervent elbow grease.  Isn’t that how we are meant to carry out our vocations?  Grace and … Continue reading

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UPDATED – ACTION ITEM! 10 year old’s fundraiser for a Pregnancy Care Center

UPDATE 16 SEPT:
Go to the bottom of the post for the RESULTS!

Originally Published on: Sep 13, 2018
Everyone, here is a good news note!
I received this message from a 10 year old which was forwarded by his mother.  Xavier is one of the … Continue reading

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We should tread carefully.

Comment moderation is ON.
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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