Category Archives: Miscellaneous

On Waking …

You know it must have been something you ate when you dreamed … …you watched Mike Joncas act in a cheesy 1990′s tv murder mystery. Don’t hold your breath reform2 fans; he wasn’t the villain. The young miss and I … Continue reading

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Santa Denials

Who would have thought Fox News and a teacher would enlist in the 2011 War on Christmas? Let’s take a break from bashing bishops (who admittedly have had their own tussles with St Nick) and throw the grinchy-green spotlight on … Continue reading

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Light Posting on the Docs

Heading for an out-of-town meeting today, so I may not get to the series on GIRM or the GDC. Posting on these might be fairly light the next week or so. Rehearsals are going well, but it takes time getting … Continue reading

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Spamawholelot

Just a caution in case anybody’s been trying to comment and hasn’t found their post … For some reason, this site has been attracting an annoying quantity of spam comments for the past week. The usual trickle has been five … Continue reading

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Churches For Sale–Cheap!

Three Catholic church buildings for sale in Canada: a dollar apiece. Here’s the ad: If an acceptable proposal is received, the Diocese of London will transfer said property (ies) to the successful proposer for $1 (one dollar) The purchaser won’t … Continue reading

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10 C’s

I’m sure y’all have seen this, right? The 10 Commandments via Txt Msg  1. no1 b4 me. srsly.  2. dnt wrshp pix/idols  3. no omg’s  4. no wrk on w/end (sat 4 now; sun l8r)  5. pos ok – ur … Continue reading

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Home At Last

Home from the Evangelical Catholic conference. It’s a long drive from southeast Wisconsin. No internet access at the retreat center, hence no posts from me the past few days. Spent a good amount of time praying–they worked the college students … Continue reading

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L’Affair Quest Chapter 4

The public back and forth between Elizabeth Johnson and the USCCB Doctrine Committee continues with the professor’s latest lesson. It has seemed to me the bishop’s most vocal defenders have been among those who have not read the book. Including … Continue reading

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Cum Grano Salis

Harry has taken me to task for my representation of the story of a pastor denying a lad First Communion. I welcome such interaction. It’s good for all of us, and good for this blog. I put speculation into some … Continue reading

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Some Site Navigation

I just wanted to let you readers know I’ve been making progress on updating the pages associated with this blog. At the top of the main page, you’ll see two titles after “home.” They are: Bible Readings For Your Wedding RCIA … Continue reading

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Ring Out

Saw this BBC feature that Prince William has opted out of a wedding ring. I wonder what happens to the liturgy if Kate declines, too. One commentator there shared: My husband doesn’t wear his. It’s not sinister, he used to … Continue reading

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Some Site Organization Coming

Many times I’ve been asked to organize this site for easier reference on some of the more popular series. I think I know a good way to achieve this, but as I work on “CS pages” here, if anyone with … Continue reading

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Who’s Angry?

I hear that many conservatives are concerned about the rap they get for being angry. I can appreciate the mischaracterization. The coming trend seems to be, if it can be believed, that now all the progressives are defensive, embittered, and–gasp!–angry. … Continue reading

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Green Bay Catholics Come Home

The Diocese of Green Bay reported a seven percent increase in Mass attendance from October 2009 to April 2010 after a series of television commercials aired urging Catholics to “come home.” A few comments here … Taking October as the … Continue reading

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Patron for Whistleblowers?

Revelations that the southern hemisphere’s next saint blew the whistle on clerical sex abuse, which netted her an excommunication. Mary McKillop: no wonder she’s venerable.

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