Daily Archives: 16 March 2012

WDTPRS POLL: iPads and You

In an otherwise dreadful tech day for me, I have had a bright spot. The UPS Gal swooped in her brown truck with a gift from a reader from my amazon wishlist: the DVD/BRAY of the movie The Way (thanks … Read More

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QUAERITUR: The scheduling of Good Friday and Holy Thursday in the Extraordinary Form

I will let you liturgical experts and interested dabblers provide this good reader with some help. I may be missing something, but I can’t see much of a problem.  You readers might see differently. From a reader: A question for … Read More

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CDF to have spiffy new website. (Looks sorta like the old one.)

When I worked in the Vatican I had a mantra: “Yesterday’s technology tomorrow!”  We updated our equipment every 75 years, whether it needed it or not. I am happy to see recent developments.  For example, Vatican Radio and CTV have … Read More

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Working out frustrations by playing with blog themes.

I am experimenting with themes to try to solve some problems.


Of penance and preparation and pilgrimage

We are headed into a time of true spiritual warfare.  The signs of this are thick in the air about us now. We would do well to get ourselves ready.  We need good examinations of conscience, good confessions, good Communions – always GOOD … Read More

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Anyone having problems viewing the blog?

I received this note from a reader: When I go to your blog, the normal array of sidebar, header, etc., appears for two seconds, but then disappears, and then a full width post column appears with no sidebar and the … Read More


Interesting Glen Beck video

Several people sent me a video of Glen Beck talking about “The Vatican”. He is a bit out of his depth in how he speaks about the workings of the Church and higher levels of leadership, but he gets around … Read More

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Holy See Statement about SSPX and avoiding “ecclesial rupture of painful and incalculable consequences”

I thought something was coming! This is from the Holy See Press Office: COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING THE SOCIETY OF ST. PIUS X Vatican City, 16 March 2012 (VIS) – Given below is the text of a communique relating to the Society … Read More

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Obama Admin’s HHS kills Texas women’s health program because State prohibits money to help Planned Parenthood

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks!Planned Parenthood, founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger to kill off black people, the mentally challenged and other societal undesirables, now has one objective: make money from the death of babies through as many abortions … Read More

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23 March “Stand Up for Religious Liberty” rallies

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! On Friday 23 March at 12 Noon there will be “Stand Up for Religious Liberty” rallies all over the USA. Click here for rally locations.  

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ACTION ITEM! VOTE! An annual award for Catholic websites.

Help, please? WDTPRS is a finalist for Best Catholic Blog in About.com’s Readers Choice Awards. Click HERE to go to the page to VOTE. You may vote once per day…. actually once per 24 hour period.  24 hrs after your … Read More

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