Daily Archives: 1 August 2008

1 August: Seven Holy Maccabees (1962 MR)

I am sure you already know that today, in the new calendar, is the feast of St. Alphonsus Maria de’Liguori, the bishop and doctor of the Church so famous for his contributions to moral theology.
However, today is also the … Continue reading

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Evil and Fun Movie Villains

In the wake of stories about how Heath Ledger played the "Joker" in the new Batman movie will be one of the best/worst villains in the talkies, I started thinking about really creepy villains in movies I either have on … Continue reading

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A fervorino

Jesus said:
You serpents, generation of vipers, how will you flee from the judgment of hell?
(Matthew 23:33)
You who are reading this might not be a "viper"… or even an asp… but this shows that Jesus thought hell existed and that it … Continue reading

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Sabine Update & Penjing Report

It has been a while since I have posted on the Sabine Farm.  I have been out and around and, then, busy.

From time to time the heavens open and it pours … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI and WYD: pastoral v. intellectual – a look back

When big events in a pontificate have come and gone, it is good to return after a time and do a little analysis.  To that end there is an interesting article in the Muswellbrook Chronicle.
My emphases and comments.
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