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January 1, 1970 Archives

From the BBC3 – available until the 10th. Playlist: Advent Prose: Rorate coeli (Plainsong)Processional Hymn: O come, O come, Emmanuel Bidding Prayer Carol: Adam lay y bounden (Philip Ledger) I :The Message of AdventSentence and CollectAntiphons: O Sapientia; O AdonaiFirst […]

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As you can see, I’m making progress on the YA novel. I would really like to try to have it done in the next 6 weeks or so. It just might happen. At that point then, I read and revise […]

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Don’t forget the St. Nicholas Center! The most marvelous, beautiful, complete web page on St. Nicholas out there.

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He gave the final blessing …as Barney.

To Fr. Al Kimel, brilliant blogger, convert from Anglicanism, husband and father, ordained on Sunday by Bishop John Myers of Newark. Photos at the link. Author Dwight Longenecker has posted photos of his diaconate ordination, and will be ordained to […]

A NYTimes Travel piece on the Jesuit missons in Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina: Even now, the 30 existing missions are in widely varying states of repair, as I found during a weeklong journey through what was once known as the […]

Vatican will maintain ties: The Vatican will move to resume relations with China after more than half a century if religious freedom is allowed but it will not abandon China’s diplomatic rival Taiwan, an official said on Tuesday. The Vatican, […]

Amid the rest of the bloodshed and kidnappings, another priest kidnapped in Baghdad: Another Chaldean priest was abducted yesterday in Baghdad. Fr Samy Al Raiys, whose disappearance was announced last night, is in the hands of unknown men who picked […]

Let’s see…Well, first let’s do a special. Let’s call it a "Woman’s Pack." The Catholic Woman’s Book of Days and De-Coding Mary Magdalene for $25.00, which includes shipping. Go here and scroll down to the light blue box for that. […]

A brief reflection on last weekend’s conference on modernity, sponsored by the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.