Daily Archives: 20 May 2009

More ineffabilitas

Perusing Romano Guardini’s The Rosary of Our Lady on the Third Glorious Mystery I found this little gem… Her life must have been ineffable in its tranquility. Guardini, Romano.  The Rosary of Our Lady.  (Trans. H. von Schuecking).  New York: … Read More

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Rodari interviews Vian on what he is up to with L’Osservatore Romano

It has been hard to explain why in the page of L’Osservatore Romano we have seen sch poor judgment about the case of Notre Dame and Pres. Obama. Notre Dame chose to bestow an honor on the most pro-abortion President … Read More

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From Orthanc to Notre Dame

From a reader: Reading both posts of yours on The Inflated One at Notre Dame, and Father Jenkins introduction, I recalled this from Tolkien’s The Two Towers, the chapter titled, ‘The Speech of Saruman’: "Those who listened unwarily to that … Read More


Archbp. Chaput on Notre Dame and Pres. Obama

His Excellency Most Rev. Charles Chaput, Archbishop of Denver, has made some observations about what happened at Notre Dame last Sunday, when a Catholic university honored abortion by honoring the most aggressively pro-abortion politician we may have ever seen in … Read More


Americans “overwhelmingly” favorable toward Pope Benedict

Polling data is tricky, and too often people use it to justify their errors.  Some polls are helpful, however, provided that we take them for what they are worth. This is in from CNA: New Haven, Conn., May 19, 2009 … Read More

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