Tag Archives: Dr. Maturin

Bp. Paprocki in a hostile crowd tells it like it is

There is a useful RSS feed widget on the side bar of this blog which reveals what the Cardinal Newman Society is up to these days.  Check it out.
Using that feed, I found their article on what happened in Phoenix … Continue reading

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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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What does the gowk really say?

A scene from The Fortune of War (6th in the series), which includes the wonderful word “gowk”.
At this time our friends Capt. Aubrey, Dr. Maturin and some of the crew from HMS Leopard are on their way back to England … Continue reading

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