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January 1, 1970 Archives

…about the internet is that you can type a few words, click a button and BAM! you get hundreds of recipes for (a low-fat, no dairy) "Potato and Leek Casserole." Trouble is…it’s the same Potato and Leek Casserole, every blasted […]

Perhaps it’s been around for a while, but I just discovered that Typepad has integrated a "you can close all comments at once" function – well, not all comments at once, but as many as you check on the "list […]

John Allen’s interview with the Armenian Patriarch Though Benedict indeed spared no effort to send positive signals to the Turks, his more immediate sensitivity in his meeting with the Armenians was actually for someone else – the Armenians themselves, and […]

First Sunday of Advent edition. What hymns were sung? What were the Mass parts? How was the Advent wreath handled? What liturgical colors were in evidence? Homily? So…when did Lo, How a Rose "ere Blooming become an Advent hymn? Especially […]

Today’s Angelus in St. Peter’s Square: I would like, above all, to remember with affection the Catholic community who live on Turkish soil. I think of them as we enter Advent time this Sunday. I was able to meet and […]

Augustiniaster has some videos to share with you – 2 so far: the Irish Dominicans celebrating the feast of St Clement and the first of what I hope will be a series of ‘guided walks’ about Rome: A Walk on […]

….I think so… After the high drama of Thursday night and Friday morning, watching The Storm make its way east and north, I finally decided that it definitely looked like it was going more north than east, my Chicago Contacts […]