Daily Archives: 13 December 2012

A US Bishop pushes “ad orientem” worship.

First… and this is pertinent… a young man in the Diocese of Madison is helping to collect the spiritual bouquet for the fearsome yet affable Bishop Robert Morlino.  Yep. You can write about him every other day. The Young Madisonian … Read More

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Card. George

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Geminid Meteor Shower

This could be something fun and memorable to do with your children. From SpaceWeather: GEMINID METEOR SHOWER: Earth is passing through a stream of debris from “rock comet” 3200 Phaethon, source of the annual Geminid meteor shower.  Around the world, … Read More

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MYSTIC MONK COFFEE K-CUPS NOW AVAILABLE – What do they call them? Click and learn!

URGENT UPDATE! I just had a note from “Brother Java” of the Wyoming Carmelites. On your behalf I wrote to suggest decaf in K-Cups as well.  Here is the response: Dear Father, Thanks for the suggestion!  We’re going to add … Read More

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The Economist: A traditionalist avant-garde

We are in The Economist this week.  It is a pretty good article, all in all.  There are a couple little glitches, but they don’t touch the substance.  Enjoy! My emphases and comments. A traditionalist avant-garde It’s trendy to be a … Read More

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Ladies, still worried about those final Christmas preparations? Fr. Z is here to help.

When in doubt about your Christmas gift list, Fr. Z suggests… stuff on amazon through Fr. Z’s links stuff from Fr. Z’s store stuff (=coffee) from the Wyoming Carmelites using Fr. Z’s links (new K-Cups!) lots of ammo and guns … Read More

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“No tiger in its Armenian lair would do it, no lioness … But tender girls do it, though not un-punished”

I have posted this in the past, but it has been a while.  Perhaps new readers here have not seen this before.  I thought of it because, at the end, I post a video which a reader sent. ___ Today … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Whither Papal Tweets?

What I really want to know: In which section of the Acta Apostolicae Sedis are the Holy Father’s tweets going to be published? Which theological note will they be assigned?

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At American Thinker there is a thought provoking piece on antinomianism: Antinomianism: The Soft Heresy By Daniel Ciofani […] Here is the definition: an•ti•no•mi•an•ism (noun) 1. Theology; The doctrine or belief that the Gospel frees Christians from required obedience to … Read More

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