Category Archives: The Campus Telephone Pole

Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri available…. daily!

I can’t post everything people send me.  However, I really like St. Philip Neri.
From a reader…
A few months ago, I began publishing the Daily Sayings of St. Philip Neri through an email list (and also via Facebook and Twitter). Would you … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC DISC from St Paul’s Boys Choir in Harvard Square

I have posted in the past about wonderful music CDs by the St. Paul’s Boys Choir in Harvard Square.  If you don’t have their Christmas disc, you are in for a treat.  The choir has a new recording!
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New Book of Benedict XVI’s collected sermons on the priesthood

This has gone immediately on my wishlists.
It seems to be slated for publication on 1 August.
Some of his books include an appendices of sermons. It will be great to have them in one volume.
Get copies as gifts for your priests … Continue reading

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FEAST DAY! 21 July 1773 – Clement XIV suppressed the Jesuits!

It is a great FEAST today.
Today, 21 July, in the year of grace 1773, Pope Clement XIV of happy memory, issued his Bull by which he suppressed the Jesuits.
I have all sorts of Papa Ganganelli gear which you can order and proudly … Continue reading

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Discount promo code for the famous “Combat Rosary”

Some of you have mentioned in email and comments here that the famous Combat Rosaries, carried by the Pontifical Swiss Guard, are just expensive enough that it is hard to buy them for groups, etc.
I worked out something with Fr. Heilman, … Continue reading

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New art from Daniel Mitsui: Jesse Tree and St. Philip Neri

Daniel Mitsui occasionally sends me new pieces of art which he has created.  This time he sent me a large and complex image of the Tree of Jesse and a smaller image of St. Philip Neri as if a page of an Antiphonale.
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BOOK REMINDER: The Cardinal Müller Report: An Exclusive Interview on the State of the Church

I bring to the attention of the readership a new book from Ignatius Press. It is clearly meant to hearken to the now-classic and still relevant Ratzinger Report published in 1985 (US HERE – UK HERE). Joseph Ratzinger was Prefect of the … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment

Anything written by Edward Feser is reliable and worth time.  He recently joined forces with Joseph M. Bessette to create a new book exploring Catholic teaching about the hotly discussed “death penalty”.
James V. Schall, S.J. says of this book: “At … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: New and Repeaters

Publishers send me books. I can’t read all of them, but I can give them a good scan. Here are a few of the more recently received.

You will have already seen the book on Luther, which I wrote about HERE. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: A beautiful Catholic ABC Book for children

This morning after Holy Mass I was given a wonderful book.  It’s a children’s book, but no matter: it’s a delightful reprint of an old ABC or Alphabet Book.
It doesn’t get more Catholic than this!  This would be a great … Continue reading

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31 MAY – MADISON, WI – Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Feast of the Queenship of Mary

This evening, 31 May, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, we will have a wonderful Pontifical Mass at the Throne at 6 PM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, WI.  The Extraordinary Form Mass is organized by the … Continue reading

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GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years … Continue reading

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Latinists! A great opportunity in June

I’ve been in touch with the folks who are organizing Sermo Fidelium (Talk/Language of the Faithful).
This will be a few days in a truly beautiful setting for Latinists and students of Latin to spend time together latine loquentes. The dates … Continue reading

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Minneapolis – 13 May MORNING – TLM and Rosary Procession for 100th Anniversary of Fatima

A few days ago I mentioned the Fatima anniversary procession that will be at St. John Cantius in Chicago.  That’s be great.  Also, I will be speaking in Grand Rapids, MI.
I just learned that in Minneapolis (my native place), a new … Continue reading

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New book about influences of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis

I arose today to a loud PING on my phone as a friend in Rome sent me a link to a piece in the American Spectator by the hardly-ever-subtle George Neumayr about the influence of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis.
The Spectator provides … Continue reading

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