Daily Archives: 7 August 2012

7 August: Long-Awaited Olympic Hyper-Excitment Sporting UPDATE!

You have, no doubt, been waiting for an exciting update on Olympic Team Handball. But first, remember this? [wp_youtube]THUKgZX9pw8[/wp_youtube] And now the standings: THE MEN: THE WOMEN:

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Question for readers: PC/Windows free e-mail clients?

Do any of you readers use any free PC Windows e-mail clients? Comments?  

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160th Birthday of Ven. Fr. M. McGivney – NYC – Sunday 12 Aug – Mass, Luncheon, Lecture

As a Knight of Columbus, though rather inactive for quite a while, I am happy to let people know about good things the KCs are doing. For example, this upcoming Sunday is the 160th Anniversary of the birth of Venerable … Read More

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7 August: St. Afra, “sinner” and martyr.

Each day I like to read the entry in the Martyrologium Romanum. Today there are several entries which could be the staring points for discussions of holiness and salvation. Let us consider this one: 3. Augustae Vindelicorum in Raetia, sanctae … Read More

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LCWR Assembly Begins. What their keynote speaker brings to the Nuns. VIDEO

Let’s hear a little bit of what the Nuns of the LCWR will hear during their assembly. Here is a video of their chosen and honored keynote speaker: Barbara Marx Hubbard. Try to get through this.  Seriously.  It is a … Read More

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15 Sept – LONDON – Bloggers Guild Meeting

I saw at the blog Linen By The Hedgerow that there is going to be a meeting of The Guild of Blessed Titus Brandsma (a bloggers guild) at the Brompton Oratory, St Wilfred’s Chapel at 10.30am on 15th September. In one … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z blissfully causes work for a harried parish priest. Another seasonal blessing: for Assumption.

I noted on the distinguished blog of the mighty Dean of Bexley, the Parish Priest of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan that my post about blessing grapes on the Feast of the Transfiguration stuck pay dirt. H.H. whinges: Thanks … Read More

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SNAP to protest LCWR meeting in St. Louis (schedule posted)

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is planning on protesting outside the hotel where the Leadership Conference of Women Religious are meeting in their annual assembly.  Why?  For years they have been trying to work with the … Read More

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14 August – Merchantville, NJ: Solemn Mass for the Assumption

My good friend Fr. Robert C Pasley, Rector of Mater Ecclesiae Roman Catholic Church in Berlin, NJ, wrote to tell me about Mater Ecclesiae’s 12th Annual Assumption Mass. WHEN: Tuesday, August 14, at 7:00PM WHERE: St Peter’s Church, 43 W. … Read More

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LCWR MEETING begins 7 August!

The leaders of a certain kind of community of women religious will be gathering today in St. Louis for the annual meeting of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns). After refusing … Read More

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