Friday, 1 March 2013

7 Quick Takes Friday #13

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Sede vacante. We are in the period of Papal Interregnum. I was only able to follow the events via social media yesterday because I was at work. Thank you to every one who got to watch it live and tweeted, with the number of people doing it I got a really great and emotional picture. "He's getting on the chopper and I'm not going to loose it" "The helicopter is taking off and I'm crying like a baby". Mr I'm not going to loose it did loose but didn't write the second one.
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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
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I adopted a Cardinal this week. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston. He's a young one, only 63 and has been a Cardinal since November 2007. I'm born in November and I have a few cousins who live in Houston. His middle name is Nicholas. He is actually one of the very few Cardinals that I know
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My use of Latin has skyrocketed this week.
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We will soon be on the look out for white smoke. This is the second conclave of my lifetime, the last one I spent practically glued to EWTN and I wasn't even much of a Catholic then, now I have a smartphone and social media so I can keep mobile but I plan to follow just a fiercely though differently this time.
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Gregory, Hilarius, Innocent, Christoper, Pious. Just a few suggestions
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A song to end the week.


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