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Some Fan Mail

A courageous local individual sent me an unsigned note today – it was written on a piece of scrap paper with some unintelligible excerpt of an article printed on it, and came in an envelope from a large corporation headquartered … Continue reading

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Some Christmas Gift Ideas

It costs me $99/year to run this blog (in order to have additional disk space and the vanity web site address of fatherjerabek.com). The only way I attempt to offset that expense is by linking to books or other items I … Continue reading

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Have Franciscan Friars Pray For You

I am always grateful for the opportunity to pray for your intentions, which many of you have sent in through my prayer request form linked on the blog’s main menu. I wanted to share a new prayer resource that I … Continue reading

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One Year Blog Anniversary

Well, as a footnote to today’s Far More Important Things To Think About, it is also the one year anniversary of this blog! How time flies! Here is my first post, which is actually a bit funny now: Facebook Freedom  It’s … Continue reading

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Recess!

Lots of work to get done this week… so I won’t be posting here for about a week or so. Oremus pro invicem! (There is one post scheduled for tomorrow, I thought I should mention that as some might wonder … Continue reading

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Nothing to See Here

I’m still here, just haven’t had a lot of time to post anything. More soon!

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Life without Internet

Well, it’s not that I don’t have anything to say; it’s just that we’re going on day two without internet here in my part of Rome. On Thursday there was a fire in an underground utilities tunnel right smack in … Continue reading

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Note on Ads

I recently heard from a friend that some ads were appearing on the blog. I was sorry to hear that. Upon further investigation I found out the following: For blogs hosted at no cost (like this one), WordPress occasionally displays … Continue reading

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Blogging Slowdown

Old parishioners visiting, activities with the seminarians, Masses… and lots of other stuffing happening of late. Besides the various loose ends to tie up (such as the series on Indulgences), I also have a lot of photos, anecdotes, reflections, and … Continue reading

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Visitors

In the past 24 hours or so I have noticed some rather interesting places of origin in the blog’s visitor log: I think I had my first visitors from Gibraltar and from the North Pole! (It said, “North Pole, Alaska”.) Other … Continue reading

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Summer Assignment

One week from today I will be boarding a plane for Mexico: a layover in Paris, then direct to Mexico City. The next morning, I’ll take a bus to the city of Querétaro. I studied Spanish there in the summer … Continue reading

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Prego e Leggo

The blog recently had its first visitor from a Vatican City IP address. Someone suggested it might have been the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, enjoying his free time. While that is highly doubtful, it did remind me of this recent … Continue reading

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