Tag Archives: 11 September

Anniversary of a turning point in Christian history

Precisely in this time of year, it is the anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta, by the invading infidel Muslim under Suliman, called by some “the Magnificent”. This was a key moment in Western history, given the strategic importance … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: From the Starfield, back to Benghazi

I’ve headed homeward. Tonight, for 11 September, I will make myself watch US HERE -UK HERE For various reasons I find it very hard to watch this and other movies like it.  I’ll watch it early enough so that I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Mass intentions for groups of people

From a reader… QUAERITUR: As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches I would like to have mass said for the members of the NYPD and FDNY who died on 9/11. Sadly, when added up that means several hundred names. Can a … Continue reading

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“How are they down, how have they fallen down – Those great strong towers of ice and steel…”

In the late 1940’s Thomas Merton published his complicated poem Figures For An Apocalypse.  One of the sections of the poem is entitled “In the Ruins of New York“. While the whole section concerns a great downfall, a city and … Continue reading

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Notice anything missing from the President’s 9-11 Proclamation?

On the site of The White House: Presidential Proclamation — Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012 PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT … Continue reading

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