Daily Archives: 31 July 2012

USA Gold, as seen by Pres. Obama?

I can hardly wait until the comments that will be added to photos of Pres. Obama receiving Olympic medalists at the White House.
Until then:

Nooooo… somebody else won that for them.
Seriously, ….
WDTPRS kudos to the WINNERS. They won that.

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31 July: Long-Awaited Olympic Hyper-Excitment Sporting UPDATE!

I know you are all dying for an update on Olympic Team Handball, but before that, let’s return to the past.
Last night I saw a little bit of the Women’s (Girls?) Team Gymnastics competition.  I couldn’t help but remember this. … Continue reading

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Are you an American Citizen and a Voter?

Check out the USCCB’s “Faithful Citizenship Quiz” if you haven’t seen it already.
 

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Sr. Simone Campbell teamed up with Jon Stewart to degrade our Holy Church on TV

I rarely think “comedian” Jon Stewart is amusing.  He has, as a matter of fact, contributed to the coarsening of our culture and he should be ashamed of himself.  He is also deeply anti-Catholic, though he hides his bigotry behind … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS and PRAYERS

First, remember to use the entry…
YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

We can help each other out spiritually in our needs and in the aid of others.
Now some recent posts as they scroll along.

Minnesota Supreme Court rejects ‘Repressed Memory’ junk-science used against priest
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Minnesota Supreme Court rejects ‘Repressed Memory’ junk-science used against priest

From Media Report:
Minn. Supreme Court Rejects ‘Repressed Memory’ Junk Science Against Priest, Media Yawns
Last Wednesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court flatly rejected the psychological theory of “repressed memory” as bogus. The Court declared that scientific studies that have tried to prove … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: Options for Divine Office sung in Gregorian chant – ONLINE

There are times when as I work or drive or walk I listen to the Office sung by Benedictine monks.
For those of you who would like to get to know more about Gregorian chant, or start a schola, I recommend … Continue reading

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31 July – St. Ignatius of Loyola: Church Militant

Here is the Martyrologium Romanum entry for this great saint and founder of the Society of Jesus. (To the right is my first class relic of St. Ignatius).
Memoria sancti Ignatii de Loyola, presbyteri, qui, hispanus in Cantabria natus, in aula … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: US Flags still standing on the Moon

This is for your Just Too Cool file.
As you read this, keep in mind that The First Gay President has killed our manned space program, thus enervating our collective imaginations and making us dependent on those who don’t like us. … Continue reading

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Question for readers: free texting from iPhone to iPhone anywhere

iPhone users: please educate me.
I have been told that if you have an iPhone running 5.0 or higher, you can text to any other iPhone, anywhere in the world, for free.  Apparently, you must use the app iMessage.
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