Monthly Archives: November 2012

A fireplace, and bacon

The title isn’t just the perfect juxtaposition of two perfect things to grab your attention. Nor does it mean I am eating bacon by the fireside.  I just want to pass along a nice tip.  Do you have a fireplace? … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Biltrix:
I have nothing against supporting companies that support Christmas and I have nothing against boycotts. But I have to ask, in doing so, what are we supporting / boycotting? Could it not just be the commercialization…

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Homilycast #286: November 30, Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle and Martyr

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 9:00AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client software. For instance, in … Continue reading

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Hip, Hip, Hurray, for Hobbitus Ille!

Yes, that’s The Hobbit in Latin on my side table! (next to my plasma globe “palantir” and my plush Peter Pettigrew rat from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter…)  It was a great surprise in my mail today.  I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Homilycast #285: November 29, Thursday of the XXXIV week in Ordinary time, year II

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 9:00AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client software. For instance, in … Continue reading

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
In Brown’s Mall, there is now a new cozy restaurant, the Cape Ann Diner (7 Pleasant Street)! They are currently open 7-2PM, Monday-Saturday (closed on Sunday). There aren’t big signs outside yet, but they sometimes have a…

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Originally posted on GoodMorningGloucester:
I folded this on Thanksgiving from a foil paper hexagon, for my parents’ Christmas tree (which we put up on Thanksgiving!). I made it up as I went along, but someone may have done it first,…

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Originally posted on Bridges and Tangents:
Most of us deal with the little things first. We check texts and emails; we try to respond to the urgent requests others send us; we set about tidying up, clearing the decks, in…

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Homilycast #284: November 25, Solemnity of Christ the King, year B

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 4:00PM Mass yesterday evening at St. Ann’s in Gloucester. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client software. For … Continue reading

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