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New art from Daniel Mitsui: Our Lady of Walsingham!

The Catholic sacred artist Daniel Mitsui sent me a beautiful rendering of Our Lady of Walsingham.
The 7″ x 10″ print is ready for ordering HERE.

Those saint in the corners are Catherine of Alexandria, Margaret of Antioch and Lawrence of Rome.
From … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Grand Rapids, MI

From a reader:
Thank you for your blog, your collect translations, and your devotion to the Tridentine Rite. I pray for you every night before bed, please pray for me.
I wanted to pass along some information about this wonderful bunch of young … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Travel-size 1962 Missale Romanum – AT LAST!

Looking for a gift for a traditionally-minded priest?
Looking for a gift for a soon-to-be-ordained seminarian?
Looking for materials for your budding Extraordinary Form Mass group in your parish?
Looking for the right stuff for your own home’s private chapel for when Father … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

I have received some material books and some digital, Kindle books recently.  Thank you to the kind people who sent them as gifts.  Thanks!  I am grateful.  Some of them came from publishers and the authors themselves.
Here are a few … Continue reading

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NEW Z-SWAG: “I am a Self-Absorbed Promethean Neopelagian and proud of it.”

Are you a self-absorbed promethean neopelagian?*
I have just the thing for you!
I added a new section to my Z-Swag store at Cafepress.
There are bumper-stickers, car-magnets, coffee mugs, buttons and few other items.
Here is a view of the smaller coffee mug. … Continue reading

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Buy Soap from Dominicans… NOW. No. Really! TODAY!

I am informed that the “Soap Sisters”, the Dominicans in New Jersey who make the wonderful soaps, will shut down their store after 16 December.
If you want to order, order NOW.
Buy soap.  Help nuns.
Click NOW.
Help Dominicans. What’s hard about this?
Soaps… … Continue reading

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Kindle book by Pope Francis FREE today, Sunday [UPDATE: Still not too bad.]

At Amazon today, and today only, Sunday, a book by Pope Francis is being offered for free on KINDLE.  Open Mind, Faithful Heart.
Regularly… well… not free. [It is now $9.99]
Don’t have a Kindle yet?  Get a Paperwhite HERE.  One of you … Continue reading

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Some reading options… including a Chinese invasion of Seattle!

Not all my reading is spiritual these days.
As I mentioned I am rereading Benedict XVI’s third volume of Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives.  A good Advent read.
Also, on my Kindle right now, is John Allen’s, The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from … Continue reading

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Gift ideas and a really swell way to get your caffeine fix!

Do you give little gifts for St. Nicholas Day (other than the lumps of coal to distribute)?  Do you have office parties or some gatherings wherein you are to give small gifts?
The Carmelites in Wyoming have just the thing for … Continue reading

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REMINDER: CD of music for Advent by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

Last year the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, in Missouri, released a great music CD of music for Advent.
It is still available!
There are zillions of Christmas music offerings out there.  Advent?  Not so much.
This disk can help you keep … Continue reading

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