Speaking of which… This is sort of cathartic to read …. This is from the Roman Pontifical of Pope Benedict XI (Tertia Pars, Mecklenburg 1862, pp.114f). The rubrics are in square brackets. The Degradation of a Bishop [If the degradandus be an archbishop, the degrading prelate removes his pallium, saying:] We deprive thee of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26623.html

Speaking of which… This is sort of cathartic to read …. This is from the Roman Pontifical of Pope Benedict XI (Tertia Pars, Mecklenburg 1862, pp.114f). The rubrics are in square brackets. The Degradation of a Bishop [If the degradandus be an archbishop, the degrading prelate removes his pallium, saying:] We deprive thee of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26622.html

It’s beginning to look a lot like overreach… Everywhere you go. Dunno what Canterbury will do, but worldwide Anglicanism is starting to look like a bunch of Ents who have pretty much had it with Saruman, judging from the stuff the Web Elves are posting. Here’s hoping. We Catholics have been going through a spasm [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26625.html

It’s beginning to look a lot like overreach… Everywhere you go. Dunno what Canterbury will do, but worldwide Anglicanism is starting to look like a bunch of Ents who have pretty much had it with Saruman, judging from the stuff the Web Elves are posting. Here’s hoping. We Catholics have been going through a spasm [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26624.html

Gotta love those Africans Don’t want your kid to receive Catholic education? Don’t send ‘em to Catholic schools. I remember a Lutheran lady my wife talked to years ago who was very upset because her daughter was coming home from the Catholic school they sent her to and reciting the Hail Mary. Uh, lady…. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26627.html

Gotta love those Africans Don’t want your kid to receive Catholic education? Don’t send ‘em to Catholic schools. I remember a Lutheran lady my wife talked to years ago who was very upset because her daughter was coming home from the Catholic school they sent her to and reciting the Hail Mary. Uh, lady…. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26626.html

A reader sez Personally I can’t imagine a more perfect first week on the job. A homerun homily at his installation followed by action (changing lead counsel and now this) at long last there is hope in Boston!! You go, Bish! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26629.html

A reader sez Personally I can’t imagine a more perfect first week on the job. A homerun homily at his installation followed by action (changing lead counsel and now this) at long last there is hope in Boston!! You go, Bish! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26628.html

On this Feast of St. Dominic… Top Ten Reasons to Join the Dominican Order 10. Everyone looks better wearing black and white. (Not necessarily good, but better.) 9. It adds depth and resonance to all those great Jesuit jokes. 8. November is Party Month! (St. Martin de Porres, Nov. 3; All Dominican Saints, Nov. 7; [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26631.html

On this Feast of St. Dominic… Top Ten Reasons to Join the Dominican Order 10. Everyone looks better wearing black and white. (Not necessarily good, but better.) 9. It adds depth and resonance to all those great Jesuit jokes. 8. November is Party Month! (St. Martin de Porres, Nov. 3; All Dominican Saints, Nov. 7; [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26630.html

Well, we got outta *there* in time Here’s hoping the Siena Institute survives plague and pestilence. Here in Washington we don’t go in for that whole Old Testament judgment thing. Sherry, I hear lamb’s blood on the lintels and doorposts does wonders. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26633.html

Well, we got outta *there* in time Here’s hoping the Siena Institute survives plague and pestilence. Here in Washington we don’t go in for that whole Old Testament judgment thing. Sherry, I hear lamb’s blood on the lintels and doorposts does wonders. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26632.html

Interesting Apparently a Eucharistic Miracle is happening in India. What fascinates me is the bluff indifference to things like this from unbelievers. Are’ntcha just a *little* curious about things like this? I find this Eucharistic miracle much more impressive though. However, what’s most miraculous is that this is the body and blood of Christ at [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26635.html

Interesting Apparently a Eucharistic Miracle is happening in India. What fascinates me is the bluff indifference to things like this from unbelievers. Are’ntcha just a *little* curious about things like this? I find this Eucharistic miracle much more impressive though. However, what’s most miraculous is that this is the body and blood of Christ at [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26634.html

Looks like a well done retelling of the Luther Myth so far Fiennes is far too dewy for the coarse chunky German with the most anal theology in Western history, but as a retelling of the central Creation Myth of Protestantism, it looks like a reasonable film. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26636.html

Good stuff that’s happening Shakespeare in the Park (we’re going, as is our custom, this Sunday) Merchant of Venice and Merry Wives of Windsor on tap. Byzantine Catholic liturgy Our Lady of the Atonement’s website Kids who give you hope! I’ve been pleasantly surprised in this department with my own kids. I more or less [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26638.html

Good stuff that’s happening Shakespeare in the Park (we’re going, as is our custom, this Sunday) Merchant of Venice and Merry Wives of Windsor on tap. Byzantine Catholic liturgy Our Lady of the Atonement’s website Kids who give you hope! I’ve been pleasantly surprised in this department with my own kids. I more or less [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26637.html

Meanwhile our own bishops in Florida… appear to be too busy crushing Eucharistic Adoration and paying out $100,000 for not squeezing the biceps of hunky guys (or whatever it is Bp. Lynch is up to these days) to muster the gumption to say that forcing an innocent woman to die of thirst is somewhat contrary [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26640.html

Meanwhile our own bishops in Florida… appear to be too busy crushing Eucharistic Adoration and paying out $100,000 for not squeezing the biceps of hunky guys (or whatever it is Bp. Lynch is up to these days) to muster the gumption to say that forcing an innocent woman to die of thirst is somewhat contrary [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26639.html

Interesting first day at work Microsoft just hired a new veep in charge of software development. At a press conference announcing his hiring, Mr. Anthony Murchison declared, “I don’t really see the point of computers myself. In fact, I think electricity is a danger to us all and plan to devote myself to getting rid [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26641.html

Do me a favor If you have links to something cool, noble, beautiful, etc. send them along. I’m posting to much downer stuff. People need a break from Anglican suicide and other bad news. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26642.html


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