Daily Archives: 26 June 2012

A POLL provoked by your email! What color of vestments for your funeral?

There is a truly bizarre story coming to me in email about a rumor that His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, is now requiring priests to use either violet or black vestments for funerals rather than … Read More

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Homiletic and Pastoral Review online

Did you know that you can read Homiletic and Pastoral Review online for free? Click HERE.

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NEW Z-SWAG: Catholic and Faithful – American and Free & Dic Nigra – Fac Rubra – UPDATES

I am rolling out a couple new items of  Z-Swag: First, since we are in a context with the Obama Administration for our freedom to act like Catholics in the public square (cf 1st Amendment), I have this car magnet … Read More

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UPDATE: The Nuns On The Bus Go ‘Round And ‘Round

I know you are eager for updates about the Nuns On The Bus, who are going ’round and ’round, ’round and ’round. An alert alerter in Columbus, OhiO, alerted me that The Nuns On The Bus rock tour has finally arrived! … Read More

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SSPX Bp. Fellay says “No” to Rome? Maybe so. Maybe not.

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli at Vatican Insider with my emphases and comments: The letter sent by the Secretary General of the Society of St. Pius X, outlining the hitches in the latest version of the text delivered by the … Read More

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When everything lines up… just… right….

As you know, the Summer Solstice was a few days ago. Our days in the Northern Hemisphere are now once again decreasing. On Astronomy Pic of the Day there is a pic for your Just Too Cool file. Explanation: What … Read More

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Once you have multiple monitors/displays…

… you will never go back. My computing life changed with the addition of multiple monitors.  Much of my work was simplified.  I was able to multitask more effectively.  My writing process (and I write a lot) changes when I … Read More

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Fishwrap’s Sr. Maureen Fiedler’s little nutty about the appointment of Greg Burke. Fun!

Over at Fishwrap, the appointment of Greg Burke as the Holy See’s new Director of Communications has put the always-amusing Sr. Maureen Fiedler into a spittle-flecked nutty. This is pure fun. New Vatican spokesman follows the church’s latest trend by … Read More

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Curious Curial Moves, including Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” and Cong. Divine Worship

Interesting news. American Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, O.P., is moving from the Congregation for Divine Worship to be the Vice President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“. I am not sure where the present Secretary Msgr. Pozzo is going… or if … Read More

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