Daily Archives: 27 February 2015

Ancient Greek Fish on Friday

One of the blogs I follow is Pass the Garum. They recently moved to a new site, by the way. As you know from reading this blog for a while, garum is a fermented fish sauce that the Romans put … Read More

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Will Pope Francis be the only able-bodied diocesan bishop NOT to celebrate Mass of the Last Supper with priests and people?

From the marvelous Fr. Hunwicke.  I had to smile.  HERE Job Sharing? Why don’t people swap roles occasionally? Fr Lombardi could go riding around in airliners making remarks to journalists; then the Holy Father could do the News Conferences explaining … Read More

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The usual conditions of confession, Communion and detachment from even venial sin apply, but here is a great opportunity to gain a Plenary Indulgence for those who go to Mass on Fridays of Lent! The Handbook of Indulgences has this: … Read More

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What the Duke wanted for his daughter

1966 – With Deeno. John Wayne… Catholic.

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3 March RELEASE – PRE-ORDER new music CD for Easter from Benedictines of Mary

UPDATE: There is a new video about them. ____ ORIGINAL Published on: Feb 14, 2015 @ 14:47 I announce tidings of joy.   The wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles have a new music CD … for EASTER.  It will … Read More

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St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows: Patron of Handgunners

A saint for today.  Terrorists invade your town and set about to do terrible things…. … someone to pray to when ISIS – or whomever – comes to your neighborhood. Today is the feast of St. Gabriel of Our Lady of … Read More

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How US school lunches now compare to other countries

Since it’s Friday in Lent, here’s a food post. There is a great post that compares the school lunches in different countries.  The point is to show what FLOTUS has done to children in these USA. Samples… USA (post Michelle Obama): … Read More

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