Daily Archives: 4 May 2016

4 May: St. Monica, widow

In the older, traditional Roman calendar today is the feast of the mother of St. Augustine, St. Monnica, widow.  She died in Ostia (Rome’s port) in 387, when she and her family were heading back to North Africa after Augustine’s … Continue reading

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13 yr old 8th grader uses $2 bill – school freaks out, police called, threats and ignorance ensue

From time to time we hear about the idiocies that public schools perpetrate. Here’s another which caught my eye in the wake of controversy about changing the $10 or $20 bills. From Joe For America: SCHOOL CALLS POLICE ON GIRL … Continue reading

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Your Good News

It has been a while since we’ve all seen what your own good news is. So, what is your good news?

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Happy Star Wars Day

This isn’t really my thing, but I am ecumenical.  I mean, if Pope Francis can send a Message for the end of Ramadan, then I can send my message for Star Wars Day. So… to all of you a hearty… … Continue reading

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