Category Archives: The Campus Telephone Pole

REPOSTED ACTION ITEM! “Could you do something for us, the nuns OFF the bus?”

ORIGINALLY POSTED 15 May 2014
You helped the chaplain and the soldiers in Afghanistan with socks.
Now, help some nuns… the other warriors.
You know them, I’m sure: the Dominican Sisters in Summit, NJ.  These are the legendary “soap sisters” of Seignadou Soaps. … Continue reading

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Book recommendations

Today I received a copy of a new book by Anthony Esolen (Dante translator) called Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity.
I have such regard for Prof. Esolen that I’ll recommend the book even before I read it!
I would also like to … Continue reading

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Invasion?

Are you watching what some people have called the “invasion” taking place across the border from Mexico into these USA (aka “provincias pérdidas”)?
Here is but one of many stories, but this caught my eye because of a good point made:
(CNSNews.com) — … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z looks for a cobbler, or tailor, or someone….

Are there any cobblers, leather workers out there?
Years ago I inherited a small “wallet” for a pocket stole. I almost always have a stole and oil stock about my person.  One use for my spare mag pocket on my 5.11’s, … Continue reading

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D. Madison, WI: Pontifical Mass at the Throne

For those of you in striking distance of Madison, WI….
On Sunday, the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, there will be a Pontifical Mass at the Throne celebrated by His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
Mass will … Continue reading

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Kids Divorce Stories

I received this from Jennifer Morse, from the Ruth Institute, whom I saw again during Acton U.
We now have a special blog called Kids Divorce Stories where people can go and write anonymously. about their experiences. I posted a link to … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: Fort Worth, TX … Rio Rancho, NM … Minneapolis, MN

I have had the following bits of good news, for your Brick by Brick file.
First,
Some encouraging news from the Diocese of Fort Worth that I hope you will share with your readers: Bishop Olson will be in choir during the … Continue reading

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22 June: Manhattan, NYC – Holy Innocents – Talk by dom Alcuin Reid

I received word of a great opportunity for those of you within striking distance of Manhattan. This, from a friend:
Dom Alcuin Reid, noted author and liturgist, will present a talk this Sunday, June 22nd, at the Church of the Holy … Continue reading

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PBS TV special about the Benedictine of Mary, Queen of Apostles and their music CDs

As you remember, I have endorsed and peddled the lovely music CDs from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.  Their discs have continually topped music charts.  They were names by Billboard Classical Traditional Artist of 2012 and 2013.
Now I … Continue reading

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! You helped a US Army Chaplain and his troops!

YOU DID IT!  100% Fulfillment of the requests for socks.  I am really proud of you.
1800 pairs of sock in less than a month and a half.
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Our own “Cantor”, frequent commentator here, broke down the purchases by location. NB: British … Continue reading

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