Daily Archives: 21 December 2012

A reader on going to confession

From a reader: I know you love to hear good things about Confession.  I just wanted to share that I went to Confession today with a most humble, wise, and kind priest.  I was on the verge of a panic … Read More

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Medieval churches with stained glass were photocatalytic air purifiers with nanostructured gold catalyst. Yep. They were.

For your Just Too Cool file… a reader alerted me to a post at Daniel Mitsui’s blog. This, if true, really is just too cool: SOLAR-POWERED NANOTECH-PURIFIED AIR in MEDIAEVAL CHURCHES Information Week: The glaziers who created gold-painted stained glass … Read More

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The Fishwrap is having a dreadful time with their poll about their Person of the Year (even though they have already decided the outcome.  I’ve been following it closely. First, their poll was going one way.  Then, all the results … Read More

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ACTION ITEM POLL ALERT: Fishwrap’s Person of the Year – UPDATED

Why won’t NCR make “The Unborn” their ‘Person of the Year’? UPDATE 21 Dec 20:19 GMT: The Fishwrap’s webpage says at the top: “Update: Our poll was so popular our account with SurveyMonkey, which hosted our poll, topped off the … Read More

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Collecting a Spiritual Bouquet for Bp. Morlino’s birthday – 1 day left

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! UPDATE 21 Dec 20:09 GMT: Right now: 146 contributors have prayed 435 rosaries, 217 chaplets of Divine Mercy, 99.41 hours of adoration, stations of the cross 99 times, and have had 134 Masses offered for … Read More

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Diocese of Greensburg – Usus Antiquior implemented

For your Brick by Brick file. Someone sent me news about a development in the Diocese of Greenburg. Bishop Brandt implements Mass in extraordinary form in Latrobe GREENSBURG — Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt announced that he is implementing the celebration … Read More

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Catholic Herald’s choices for People of the Year for 2012

I saw in the online, full digital version of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald‘s choices for People of the Year for 2012.  They also explained why they were chosen. Timothy Card. Dolan tops the list, followed by… … Read More

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Benedict XVI on the destructive evil of “gender” confusion

The Holy Father today provided insight into how evil and destructive the homosexual agenda is. Each year shortly before Christmas the Roman Pontiff exchanges greetings with and addresses the members of Roman Curia. He gives them what some call a … Read More

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