Daily Archives: 1 March 2016

A new ride home from Bugatti

The new Bugatti has been revealed. From CNN: Bugatti Chiron: Meet the next ‘world’s fastest supercar’ [In Greek mythology Chiron was a centaur with a gift for healing. He eventually gave up immortality and was placed by the gods in … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! @povertyinc – UPDATE

UPDATE: Poverty, Inc. is now available on Amazon, Amazon On-Demand, and iTunes. The has been screened in over 40 festivals, 100 universities, and 160 cities. ____ Original Published on: Feb 17, 2016 My friend Michael Miller of Acton Institute sent … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Learning Fear of the Lord

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I have been exploring Fear of the Lord, beginning with Sirach and the OT. I think I understand Pope Francis’ point about it not being a servile fear but one born of awe and oriented to … Read More

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Take BACK St. Patrick’s Day! New shirts from Courageous Priest.

For years I have disliked St. Patrick’s Day, not because I dislike St. Patrick (a great saint), but because of what the mob has turned it into.  And I don’t see at all any justification for dispensing from Friday penance … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Using Latin in the Ordinary Form

From a reader… QUAERITUR: For about a year now, we have been using Latin for the “Our Father” (sung, BTW) and “Agnus Dei” (also the Kyrie) but the rest is said in the vernacular. When I asked about it, my priest … Read More

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LOUISIANA: Judge strikes down law requiring confessors to report abuse

Have you followed at all the court battle in Louisiana concerning the Seal of Confession and obligation to report certain crimes? From CWN: A Louisiana judge has ruled unconstitutional a new state law requiring priests to report sexual abuse that … Read More

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The Producers differently… politically…

I don’t watch late night TV.  I am not publicly declaring myself for any particular candidate.  I am not declaring myself publicly against any particular candidate… unless she is a pro-abortion Leftist who would continue to destroy our constitutional rights, stack the … Read More

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Justice Thomas asked a question!

There is a great account in The Atlantic about the moment Justice Clarence Thomas asked his first question in the Court in a full decade and a handful of days. Excerpt: Clarence Thomas Breaks His Silence The Supreme Court justice … Read More

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Fun with Latin with Archbp. Léonard

Archbishop Léonard has some fun with Latin, imitating the way Roman professors spoke Latin. It still applies, by the way and also to the way the speak Italian. Fun. He has funny descriptions of some famous profs, such as Fuchs, … Read More

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