Daily Archives: 22 December 2010

Have yourself a multicultural little Christmaaaaas…

From Religion Law Blog comes A Politically Correct Nativity Play: Characters: Mary and an Angel. (Please note that the role of the Angel is Non Gender specific and therefore the person playing the role must be chosen in accordance with … Continue reading

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Cookie break. Espresso with the best Chocolate Chip Cookies in the cosmos, made by and sent by my mother. I, not my mother, made the espresso, by the way.

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Reminders about Christmas and Holy Communion

First, if you are not in the state of grace, don’t just go to Holy Communion anyway.  That’s a sacrilege and a mortal sin.  Those of you who are lax about Mass attendance need to remember that not going to … Continue reading

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We have seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s.

We have seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s. The conflict in Phoenix between Bp. Thomas Olmsted and St. Joseph’s Hospital exemplifies a deeper problem, which more and more is going to tear the unity … Continue reading

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In the leak industry the table turns pretty quickly. WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange turns on the Guardian after paper leaks info on his alleged sexual assault BY Aliyah Shahid DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Old friends are quickly becoming Julian Assange’s new … Continue reading

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Brick by brick in Williamston, MI

For your Brick by Brick file… from a reader: After decades with no crucifix and no tabernacle in the sanctuary (other than a processional cross), both were installed this week in anticipation of the Christmas season. This is a temporary … Continue reading

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