Tag Archives: Capt. Aubrey

QUAERITUR: Can I eat insect parts on Fridays?

Since the topic came up elsewhere, I thought it a good idea to revive this question from a reader and repost it:
From a reader:
Do insect products count as meat products, and therefore prohibited on Fridays and other days of abstinence. … Continue reading

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Too Cool: Moon eclipses Jupiter

At Astronomy Pic Of The Day there is a great shot of the Moon about to eclipse Jupiter and his moons.

Explanation: Skygazers around planet Earth enjoyed the close encounter of planets and Moon in July 15’s predawn skies. And while … Continue reading

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Provision Procurement, Pasta Preparation, Priestly Provendering

Next week I will be in Northern Minnesota with a group of priests/bishops who have been, with some ebbing and flowing of members, gathering for some 26 years.
This year, to keep our expenses lower, I volunteered to do some of … Continue reading

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