Daily Archives: 3 June 2014

POTUS’ Period

Pres. Obama released 5 terrorists for 1 U.S. soldier, now accused of desertion, held by Taliban terrorists (not by a nation).
He said:
“Whatever those circumstances may turn out to be we still get an American soldier back if he’s held in … Continue reading

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Of unlikely martyrs and unlikely converts

I draw your attention to a DVD/movie I saw recently: Jerzy Popieluszko: Messenger of Truth – A Polish Martyr and 21st Century Hero.  I get a message that the DVD isn’t available at the moment, but when it is again, … Continue reading

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Short video about power of prayer and fasting

In light of the fact of the continuing erosion of our civil liberties and the marginalization of religion (Christianity) and religious (Christian) values, and in light of the fact that we are in the mysterious period between Ascension Thursday and … Continue reading

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Creepy attempted murder by pre-teens prompts a serious question

I was alerted by Badger Catholic to this truly horrific story
In reading this, I am prompted to ask you who are parents:
Are you paying close attention to what your children are reading and viewing and doing?
Charges detail Waukesha pre-teens’ attempt … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Children learn to sing Gregorian chant at Chant Camp!

How many of you have heard someone object to Gregorian chant on the grounds that it is tooo haaard!
Right.
Here is a video about a summer camp where children as young as 8 years old are learning to sing Gregorian chant.
At … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Convert ponders consequences of parents’ invalid marriage.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I’m a convert to Catholicism, with a Lutheran mother and baptized and confirmed Catholic father. My dad fell away from the Church after college, as he married outside of the Church and all us children were nominally Lutheran. … Continue reading

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A Novena of Prayer to the Holy Spirit: Day 5 (Audio)

Let us, upon our knees, pray in a special way to God the Holy Spirit during this time between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.
This is one way to pray.  I invite the readership to join in.
MANNER OF PRAYING THE NOVENA
Each day … Continue reading

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