Daily Archives: 10 May 2010

The Feeder Feed

Just a few colorful snaps from today’s traffic. Mrs. Downy Woodpecker Look at the colors! A very messy beak. A very active Chickadee. Oriole. This Chickadee has a piece of fluff from the nest stuff I have out.


Fr. Z’s analysis of Mr. Allen’s analysis of Card. Pell going to Rome

My friend John L. Allen Jr., the fair-minded, the nearly ubiquitous, who sadly still writes for the ultra-liberal NRC, analyzes the possibility that the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops may be Sydney’s George Card. Pell. Here is the … Read More

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Speaker Pelosi on the “dignity and worth of every person”

I picked up on this from CMR. At a recent conference in Washington, DC, House Speaker pro-abortion Catholic Democrat Nancy "the theologian" Pelosi (D-CA) said: “I would hope that there’s one thing that we can do working together as we … Read More

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Catholic tour agency?

Are any of the readers agents or owners of a Catholic tour agency? Please drop me a line by email. Thanks!

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16-18 July – Detroit – Latin Liturgy Association Convention

From a reader in Detroit: The Latin Liturgy Association will be having their convention this summer (July 16-18) in Detroit – in part at St. Josaphat Catholic Church.   There’s some info up at the parish blogsite: http://stjosaphat.wordpress.com/ a Scribd document … Read More

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Final notes about the Boeuf Bourguignon Sunday Supper have been posted, added


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QUAERITUR: I had gum soon after Mass, threw it away. Am I excommunicated?

From a reader: After Mass I absent-mindedly had some gum. It was pretty soon after so had I any particles still in my teeth etc, it would have got in the gum. I realized this and retained the gum until … Read More

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The second volume of Benedict XVI’s book is on the way

I read in the Bolletino that the second volume of the Holy Father’s book Gesù di Nazareth is at the printers. This second volume will focus on the Lord’s Passion and Resurrection. They will try to get all the major … Read More


TLM in Fatima in September

Our friends at Rorate reports that the Canons of St. John Cantius in Chicago are going to Fatima in September. The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius (Archdiocese of Chicago) are leading a pilgrimage in September, 2010 to Fatima, Portugal … Read More


Another SCOTUS summer

This morning President Obama nominated US Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court of the United States. Her approval by the Senate is virtually a lock. At least the MSM won’t be able to whine … Read More

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