Tag Archives: New York City

NRO on Holy Innocents in Manhattan

Those of you who watch the Catholic blogsophere closely may have seen items about the closing of Holy Innocents Church in midtown Manhattan in New York City.
I have written about Holy Innocents, a wonderful place, many times.  HERE  and especially … Continue reading

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The other side of the New Evangelization

While no effort of evangelization can ultimately be successful without a revitalization of our liturgical worship, neither will we succeed in a lasting way without performing spiritual and corporal works of mercy.
This morning I saw a great story about a … Continue reading

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“How are they down, how have they fallen down – Those great strong towers of ice and steel…”

In the late 1940′s Thomas Merton published his complicated poem Figures For An Apocalypse.  One of the sections of the poem is entitled “In the Ruins of New York“.
While the whole section concerns a great downfall, a city and way … Continue reading

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NY Daily News on new, corrected translation. WDTPRS POLL ALERT!

At The New York Daily News there is a piece about the new, corrected translation and there is a POLL which you should use.
My emphases and comments.
Catholic Church unveils strict Latin translation, biggest change to Mass in 40 years
New English-version … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI’s Prayer at Ground Zero in 2008

Pope Benedict XVI’s Prayer at Ground Zero, 20 April 2008
O God of love, compassion, and healing,
look on us, people of many different faiths
and traditions,
who gather today at this site,
the scene of incredible violence and pain.
We ask you in your goodness
to … Continue reading

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Duck Time

We are out for Beijing Kao Ya.

More to come!

More…

It was suggested that th thing on the left was a favorite of a priest friend in St. Paul, which he dubbed “Rat On A Stick”.

On the way home…

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