Daily Archives: 28 April 2011

Veselka Variety

On Each trip to NYC I check out a new cuisine. Tonight we are doing Ukrainian. Situated in the East Village, this is the sort of place I like. Unassuming. Starting with borscht. Next, Varenyky. Bigos. Beet and Horseradish salad. … Read More

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Why pro-abortion advocates are terrified of ultra-sound machines.

Intentionally or unintentionally, this commercial is a good pro-baby advocate. You can see why pro-abortion advocates are terrified of ultra-sound machines. [wp_youtube]OxbRdxbBROI[/wp_youtube]

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Gotta love Manhattan

Straight forward.


OSV: Ecumenism and the Pope of Christian Unity

Our Sunday Visitor was kind enough to send me an advance copy of an editorial for their 8 May issue.  I think, once you read it, you’ll know why they sent it. Allow me to preface this by saying that … Read More

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Broken Arrow by Broken Arrow

Happy news was related to me via email. One of WDTPRS’s favorite American bishops, His Excellency Most Rev. Edward Slattery of Tulsa, Oklahoma found a place for the FSSP in Broken Arrow, home of one of the great pitchers of … Read More

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Cause proposed for California-based Basque Claretian missionary priest

From the Pasadena Star-News with my emphases and comments: Claretian priest buried at the San Gabriel Mission is subject of recent petition for sainthood By Brenda Gazzar, SAN GABRIEL – Three decades after his death, a steady stream of visitors … Read More

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Beating back the smoke of Satan

There are many who think that the beatification of John Paul II has come too quickly.  It is too soon, they say, to have the proper perspective about the nexus of his pontificate and his life of heroic virtue.  I … Read More

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A priest rants about modern weddings

A friend alerted me to a fine rant by a priest, who has the unlikely name of Reverend Know-It-All.  I hope our mail doesn’t get mixed up. In any event, Rev. K-I-A has good observations about weddings.  Weddings can be … Read More

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A Pope as tough on himself as he was on others

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald comes this story about a saintly Pope in difficult times. My emphases and comments: The holy pope who lived on vegetable broth and crayfish St Pius V (April 30), who excommunicated … Read More

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PASCHALCAzT 51: Easter Thursday – You who arrive only at the eleventh hour

These 5 minute daily podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day and a little insight into Easter and its Octave. Today is Wednesday in the Octave of Easter. Happy Easter to all! The Roman Station is … Read More

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