Daily Archives: 11 July 2011

Codex Calixtinus contrectatione celeriter clandestineque contrectatoribus correptus!

I sense a thriller block-buster movie.  Perhaps I could write the screenplay to include the Secret Vatican Vampire Assassin Squad. Codex Calixtinus manuscript stolen from Santiago de Compostela Priceless 12-century manuscript, which contains Europe’s first travel guide, went missing from … Read More

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You can’t make things up fast enough …

… to keep up with reality. Courtesy of CatholicVote:

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An “Adopt-A-Priest” initiative

From a reader: Here’s a great idea that I found in the bulletetin at ____. ADOPT-A-PRIEST If you are interested in Spiritually Adopting a priest or renewing your current Spiritual Adoption for another year, you can sign up after any … Read More

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Catholic League reacts to a Hell’s Bible book review

From our friends at The Catholic League: NEW YORK TIMES’ DUMB TAKE ON CATHOLICISM There was a book review in yesterday’s New York Times by Bill Keller, executive editor of the newspaper, of Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy, … Read More

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USCCB Media Blog: 10 points in favor of going to confession

I am all for any official entity of the Church promoting the Sacrament of Penance. The media blog of the USCCB has a post by Sr. Mary Ann Walsh about the Sacrament of Penance.  Shall we have look with my … Read More

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Again about the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

A quick addendum to my recent post about my visit to the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles near Kansas City, MO. The sisters recorded yet another audio CD.  They sing Marian hymns on this new disk.   Mother was kind … Read More

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Bishops Conferences and Fangorn Forest

A comment from a reader in my email: This talk of the bishops, and lots of talking, and going to war somehow calls to my mind the Ents. If our Entish bishops were to rouse themselves to war, they could … Read More

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Your good news!

Can you start the work week off with some of your good news?