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Another Earthquake in Central Italy: Basilica in Norcia Destroyed

Just as I got up today, everything started to sway around.  I was feeling the strong 7.0 earthquake that struck just a few kilometers from Norcia.  One text I received said that it was felt as far away as Salzburg, which … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM: Benedictine Monks of Norcia – affected again, badly, by new earthquakes

A reader sent email:
Wednesday Oct 26, according to my Theosis devotional (from Eastern Christian Publications in Virginia) is the Commemoration of the Great and Fearful Earthquake, Constantinople, 740.
For what it’s worth.
Last night, 26 Oct, I felt in Rome, the new series of … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Norcia Earthquake Relief Effort


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ACTION ITEM: Prayers after Earthquake near Norcia, Italy

Dom Cassian Folsom has some reflections on the earthquakes which shook the monastery at Norcia. HERE
For the time being, the monks of Norcia have moved down to Rome and are at the Benedictine community on the Aventine Hill, Sant’Anselmo.
Today the … Continue reading

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It’s always someone else…

… until it’s you.
We don’t know what problems will crop up.  We don’t know when “the big one” will happen.
Today an earthquake shook the Napa region north of San Francisco.  Yes, wine country.
I checked a seismological map to … Continue reading

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Haiti can happen

A small earthquake in northern Illinois set off car alarms, knocked books off the shelves and jolted scores of people awake at 4 a.m. Wednesday, but otherwise caused no serious damage, officials said.

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