Monthly Archives: December 2010

Today’s O Antiphon of Advent: Rex Gentium

King of Nations Antiphon: “O King of all the nations, the only joy of every human heart; O Keystone of the mighty arch of man, come and save the creature you fashioned from the dust.” Isaiah had prophesied, “For a … Continue reading

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Todays O Antiphon of Advent:O Oriens

Today is the Winter Solstice; the shortest day and the longest night of the year. It is the darkest day of the year. Yet the O Antiphon for today is O Radiant Dawn: “O Dawn, splendor of eternal light, and … Continue reading

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Saint of The Day: St. Peter Canisius. Secret Agent Man?

“In 1565, the Vatican was looking for a secret agent. It was shortly after the Council of Trent and the pope wanted to get the decrees of the Council to all the European bishops. What would be a simple errand … Continue reading

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Advent: We Prepare for the “Breath of Heaven”

This is lovely. Amy Grant sings Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song). H/T Deacon Greg. The lyrics are posted below the video. I have traveled many moonless nights, Cold and weary with a babe inside, And I wonder what I’ve done. … Continue reading

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Einstein Was Right, You Can Bilocate

The UK newspaper, The Independent, asserts that Eisntein was right, you can be in two places at once. “A device that exists in two different states at the same time, and coincidentally proves that Albert Einstein was right when he … Continue reading

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The Pope in the United Kingdom

The Pope’s recent Apostolic Journey to the United Kingdom was, by all accounts, quite successful.  The charming Irish Dominicans have a brief discussion on the Pope’s address at Westminster Hall. They are so young and so faithful.  Most baby boomers … Continue reading

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Ireland and Abortion

It seems that the early reports on the European Court of Human Rights ruling was  misleading.  I wrote about it here. It is not as bad as initially reported. “The December 16 decision by the European Court of Human Rights … Continue reading

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