Daily Archives: 21 August 2013

It ain’t a day game, but HEY HEY!

By complete coincidence I think it is social media day here at The Friendly Confines! Alas the EAMUS CATULI sign didn’t show up very well. UPDATE: Full moon rising! UPDATE: Cubs imploded, right on schedule. Then off to Chinese on … Read More

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Meanwhile, real women religious…

From The Catholic Herald , the UK’s best Catholic weekly, comes this great news about the Nashville Dominicans: American Dominican Sisters move to Scotland By MADELEINE TEAHAN One of the most flourishing religious congregations in America is to establish itself … Read More

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Does the LCWR have any intention to work with the CDF? No evidence so far.

In the National Catholic Register the expert on what has happened to women religious in the last few decades, Ann Carey, comments on the LCWR. LCWR 2013 Assembly: Little Evidence Yet of Any Reforms […] Now the question is: How … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z muses about his inner Gollum

Here is some food for thought from the The Catholic Gift Shop via the blog Acts of the Apostasy: I have to admit, there have been times when I have realized that my phone (aka The Precious) was not nearby … Read More

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Does Pres. Obama’s brother have ties to the Muslim Brotherhood?

If true, this is interesting. From Jihad Watch. Obama’s brother: Muslim Brotherhood leader? Speaking yesterday on Bitna al-Kibir, a live TV show, Tahani al-Gebali, Vice President of the Supreme Constitutional Court in Egypt, said the time was nearing when all … Read More

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A young person’s first Mass in the Extraordinary Form

On the site of the Archdiocese of Miami a young woman recounts her first experience of Holy Mass in the Roman Rite’s Usus Antiquior.  Here is part of it with my usual treatment: Praying in the language of the saints … Read More

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What is your good news?

What is your good news?  Any to share?


Did Benedict XVI resign because of a “mystical experience”?

From The Guardian (which I take with a grain or two of salt when it comes to the Church): Ex-pope Benedict says God told him to resign during ‘mystical experience’ Pope Francis’s predecessor breaks silence to contradict explanation he gave … Read More

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