Daily Archives: 22 March 2019

STOP THE PRESSES: Young people sing in the Illinois State Capitol

I have written about the breath-taking, throat-choking, eye-blurring composition of Philip Stopford, “Lully, Lulla, Lullay”. This is the “Conventry Carol” about the Holy Innocents, a carol in some ways so heart-piercing that it seems out of step with Christmastide, except … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, "How To..." - Practical Notes, Emanations from Penumbras, Fr. Z KUDOS | Tagged | 18 Comments

Study Commission: no evidence women were ordained to the diaconate

At LifeSite there is a story related to the final report of the study commission set up by Francis to look into the historical issues of female deacons, deaconesses, deaconettes, whatever. It was not the job of the commission to … Continue reading

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Your Good News – UPDATED

Do you have some personal good news for the readership? Yesterday, I found daffodils on sale. One of my favorite flowers. Here, “Still Life with Extinguished Candle, Daffodils and Ganganelli Mug“. There’s an allegory in there somewhere, just as in … Continue reading

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Posted in Four Last Things, Lighter fare | 21 Comments

Dots to connect

Another post providing more dots to connect.  What they mean and how they line up and where they point… who knows.  I suspect that we are entering the phase when the Church will begin to shine with the light of … Continue reading

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Posted in GO TO CONFESSION, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices | 6 Comments

LENTCAzT 2019 17 – Friday in the 2nd Week: The most efficacious devotion?

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Friday in the 2nd Week of Lent.    Bl. Abbot Marmion helps us with his … Continue reading

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