Monthly Archives: December 2012

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“Live From Mumford Rd., Episode 1” – Christ the Bridegroom Monastery (EC)


Educate Yourself! – Byzantine Bandit, Wake Up and Smell the Incense (EC)

Fr. Barron Comments On Effective Evangelization – The Master Beadsman (EC)

“If Ought Death Part Thee and Me” – Kaiserswest (EC)

Elder Paisios: “A Christian Must Not Be Fanatical” – Mystagogy (OX)

The Top Seven Regrets of Pastors – Good Guys Wear Black (OX)

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing – Kyrie, Eleison! (OX)

Life of Bl. Josaphata Hordashevska – Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate (EC)

Obedience and the Holy Family – Fr. Peter Preble (OX)


EC = Eastern Rite Catholic
OX = Orthodox Church
OR = Oriental Church (Coptics, etc.)
RC = Latin Rite Catholic

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Research on Pandas! – Wesley Smith, National Review

Why Both Parties Failed – Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary

One in Six Philly Public Schools To Close – Walter Mead, Via Meadia

Liberals and the Constitution – Carl Scott, First Things/PoMoCon

Start of the GOP Comeback – Peter Wehner, Commentary

 Talkin’ ’Bout a Revolution – Neo-Neocon

Obama’s Crisis Demagoguery – Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary

The Battle for Al-Azhar – Walter Mead, Via Meadia

President Alinksy Strikes Again – Lonely Conservative

Will on Religion and Politics – Michael Moreland, Mirror of Justice


Russell Kirk’s Battle With Modernity – Gleaves Whitney, TIC

Hey Extraverts: Enough is Enough – Alan Jacobs

My Punditry Self-Audit – Scott Galupo, TAC

Obama Blames Benghazi On ‘Sloppiness’ – Lonely Conservative

Sentimentalizing Serial Murder – Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal

The Superfluity of the HHS Mandate – Joseph Knippenberg, First Thoughts

When does Skyler Capo Get to Interview Obama? – William Jacobson, LI

George Will’s Washington University Address – Richard Reinsch, Liberty Law Blog

The RH Bill Discourse in the Philippines – Celine Socrates, Ethika Politika

A Miserable Misreading of Le Miz – Sven Wilson, Pileus

Russia’s Cruel Adoption Ban – Matthew Hennessey, On the Square

The Perpetual Alibi of Bureaucracy – Theodore Dalrymple, Liberty Law Blog

Sorry, Dude, You Aren’t in the Middle Class – Grover Cleveland, Pileus

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I Just Got Done Trashing the Seamless Garment & This Came Along – Tiber Jumper

Plenary Indulgence: Te Deum on Dec. 31 & Veni Creator on Jan. 1 – Rorate Cæli

How To Be Unified: Be Katholic! – Patrick Vandapool, P?T?ICK V?ND?

Music in English at the Latin Mass – Michael E. Lawrence, The Chant Café

Catholic Witness in a Nation Divided (Build the Church, Bless the Nation) – K. Schiffer

Manners, The Lost Christian Legacy & a Sign of Virtue in a Man – St. Etheldreda’s Place

Materialism, Manicheanism & the Matrix – Fr. Dw. Longenecker, P/Standing on my Head

To Judge Or Not To Judge – Catholic in Brooklyn

Fr. James Martin, The Worldly Priest – Roger Conley, #Moronic Prochoice Quotes

Django Unchained’s Moment of Moral Clarity – William Randolph Brafford, First Things

Nine Things You Should Know About How the Church Celebrates Jan. 1 – Jimmy Akin

NARAL President Quitting, Cites Lack of Young Abortion Activists – Steven Ertelt, LN

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“One is Holy, One is Lord” – Melkite Catholic Hymn (EC)

Syrian Rebels “Beheaded Christian and Fed Him To Dogs” – Australian News

East is Masculine, West is Feminine – Joyful Papist (RC)

No One Buried Alone – The Palm Beach Post

“What sustains our present life” – Kaiserswest (EC)

Fr. Bechara Abou-Mourad: “Venerable” – St. Joseph Melkite Cath. Church (EC)

Transitory – Abbot Tryphon, The Morning Offering (OX)

A Mother’s Sermon – Momma Renee, Claytonopolis (EC)

Atheism, Not God, is Odd – Mystagogy (OX)

Christ is Born!  God is Revealed! – Phillip Rolfes, The Master Beadsman (EC)

Eparchal Bishop Mikael Mouradian’s Christmas Message – Vatican Radio


EC = Eastern Rite Catholic
OX = Orthodox Church
OR = Oriental Church (Coptics, etc.)
RC = Latin Rite Catholic

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Yearning for Political and Spiritual Regeneration – H. Lee Cheek, Jr., TIC

Chicago’s “Unfortunate, Tragic Milestone” – Robert George, MoJ

Renting Wombs in India Exploits the Powerless – Wes Smith, NRO

The Next Buffalo Commons: In Germany? – Via Meadia

In California Gun Sales Jumped And Gun Deaths Dropped – Lonely Conservative

Did White House Suppress Science on GMO Salmon? – Jonathan Adler, Volokh

A Marriage In A Coffee Scoop – Rod Dreher

Wendell Berry’s View of Economic Health – Ralph Ancil, TIC

How to Read in 2013 – Ross Douthat, NYT

Review of The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien – Bradley Birzer, TIC

Visit Your Parents: It’s the Law – Via Meadia

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Our Sacred Objects Housed in Secular Museums, Why Not Catholic Museums? – DP

A Holy Family: On Procreation and Christian Marriage – Adrienne, Catholic Lane

Christmas F. S. S. P. Mass Pics in Nantes, France – Shawn Tribe, New Liturgical Mvmnt

In Praise of Eastern Catholics – Jason Liske, Ascending Mount Carmel

The Sea Within – Dr. Peter Kreeft, Integrated Catholic Life™

How to Help a Relativist Think – Super Trad Mum, Saint Etheldreda’s Place

“Honor Your Father. . .” – The Motley Monk

The Holy Family: There’s No Place Like Home! – Kathy Schiffer, P/Seasons of Grace

In Russia, Pleas for a Different Kind of Intercession – Tristyn Bloom, First Things

Of Magi and Modernity – Emi Parker, Ignitum Today

Michigan Governor Signs Major Pro-Life Bill Stopping Abortions – Steven Ertelt, Life Nws

One Woman’s Fight Against Human Trafficking – Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine

Quæritur: Recorded Music During Mass – Fr. Z’s Blog

Running Water for Westminster Abbey – Christopher Howse, The Daily Telegraph

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