Daily Archives: 22 January 2009

Fun photo from the Washington March!

This is fun. From reader who participted in the March in Washington DC today. Thanks!  That brightened my evening!

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Archbp. Jadot: RIP

I just had word that Belgian Archbishop Jean Jadot died.  He was 99.2 years old and a priest for almost 75 years. He has gone to his judgment. Say a prayer for him.

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UPS but no downs

UPS is very important to me.  And I don’t mean this  kind of UPS, which is also very important. I am talking about the Uninterupted Power Source type of UPS. These are surge protectors with a backup battery built in.  … Read More

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When the lights go out

We all know it’s true…  

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Meanwhile… and I do mean “mean”

I am a pretty broad-minded fellow. And I like liturgy,… for the most part…. But does this strike you as sillyweirdchildishevilpropera good idea What does the following liturgy really say about the people who were involved? Here is a story … Read More

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President Obama re-takes Oath of Office

Sometimes it happens that a bishop or an MC will screw up an ordination badly enough that it has to be redone, for the sake of knowing without question that the man is validly ordained. I suppose this also works … Read More

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QUAERITUR: illuminating the Host during Exposition

From a reader: Our TLM Chaplain has been severely reproached by his brother priests and parishioners for removing the spotlight/bulb that shines directly through the Blessed Sacrament in a Monstrance (in the context of an Adoration Chapel). I remember reading somewhere … Read More

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Have you seen Benedict XVI TV? This fellow is putting online some video of the Holy Father’s public events. He links to texts also. Very handy.  [WINDOWSMEDIA http://www.benedictxvi.tv/video/2009/318-21-01-2009-general-audience-benedictxvi.wmv 320 257 false true]


A message from Archbp. Burke

It is my privilege to present a message: Dear Members of the Marian Catechist Apostolate, Today is the 36th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s infamous decision in the cases Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, by which the highest … Read More

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