Daily Archives: 25 April 2012

Farewell, Maple Leaf Cent

Growing up in upstate New York, it was a common find in pocket change: Then the dove cent popped up once an a while. When I was eight, I wondered if it was really an 1867 coin: As of 1965, … Continue reading

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More Anti-Gay Flim-Flam

You wouldn’t think an experienced journalist like Greg Kandra would get punked by anti-gay rabble-rousers. But he did. I just don’t see the point in being a piece of tissue paper in the internet maelstrom. Supposedly, if a story moves … Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris

Woody Allen pops up into my attention every so often. I loved a few of his movies in the 80’s. His exploration of addiction and faith in Hannah and Her Sisters is a favorite.┬áThe movie bank of cable channels has … Continue reading

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Posts Ahead

Having finished up two landmark documents from the papacy of Pius X, I gave some more thought to future document(ary) adventure on this blog. One of the last major rites to cover here would be the Dedication of a Church … Continue reading

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GDC 235-236: “Nature and purpose of the formation of catechists”

Let’s look a little more closely at catechist formation; it’s mainly about communicating: 235. Formation seeks to enable catechists to transmit the Gospel to those who desire to entrust themselves to Jesus Christ. The purpose of formation, therefore, is to … Continue reading

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Green & Red Brackets

I’ll admit I wasn’t watching one poll closely. Behold, it’s gone into overtime here. We’ll restart polling once a day tomorrow. Here are how the green and red divisions square off: Green: 16. Creator of the Stars of Night 8. … Continue reading

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