Daily Archives: 26 July 2010

Traditional Benedictine Nuns in France sign major recording contract

It is hard to resist this story in the Independent.What the story does not report is that these are the very traditional Benedictines of the Abbey of Sainte-Madeleine who are associated with the monks of Le Barroux on the next … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: “Wow… look at the colors” edition

I haven’t posted about the feeder recently. Before any other shots, I caught this little Indigo Bunting on the Z-Cam today. A very wet oriole, not content with its usual feast on grape jelly, went after the suet cage. The … Read More

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Seminarians of the ThIIIIIrd MillENNNNiummmmm!

Hmmmm…. wait… I suspect we are being made game of. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxzbUAo-MSQ]

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I need a favor. Do any of you have a photo of a stained-glass window of the scene in Exodus 33 where Moses glimpses God as He passes before the cleft in the rock? I have seen windows of the … Read More


26 July: Sts. Joachim and Anna, parents of Mary, Mother of God

Today is – in the reformed, post-Conciliar calendar – the feast of both Sts. Joachim and Anna, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, grandparents of the Savior.  In the traditional calendar it is the feast of St. Anna. Here … Read More

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Power outage

From the blog of CNS: Power outage at USCCB, CNS Power is out this morning at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Washington yesterday afternoon. And since we’re in the USCCB building, … Read More

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UK 10-13 August – TLM Training for priests and servers

From the Latin Mass Society in England: LMS Residential Training Conference for Priests Wishing to Learn the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (Traditional Latin Mass) at Downside Abbey, Somerset. Bishop Athanasius Schneider to attend Conference The Latin Mass Society … Read More

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Archbp. Ranjith in Sri Lanka! Huzzah!

Our worthy friends at Rorate have posted a piece by His Excellency Most Rev. Malcolm Ranjith, once Secretary of the CDW and now Archbishop of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Archbp. Ranjith demonstrates why he was the right man for the … Read More

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