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Many illegal aliens flooding across border have criminal records

In Texas, Gov. Perry is about about to activate elements of the National Guard as a force multiplier on the southern “border”.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst made comments in the media, including…
I saw this at Breitbart:
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Dewhurst asserted that the media’s portrayal … Continue reading

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Adoration in Austin… in the Capitol in the Capital

A reader sent me this.
For Corpus Christi, in Austin, the state capital of Texas, there was a Eucharistic Procession from the Cathedral to the Capitol.  (You who have English as a second language, or who were born after about 1970 … Continue reading

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SCOTUS won’t block Texas law on abortion

Form Reuters:
U.S. Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion law
(Reuters) – A split U.S. Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to block implementation of a new abortion law in Texas that already has prompted a dozen clinics in the state to … Continue reading

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TEXAS: The violent tactics of big-business abortion and their supporters

This post has some brutal content, but it reveals the character of a certain slice of our pro-abortion neighbors.
When you have no respect for human life at its inception, why will you have any respect for people with whom you … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Ultrasound before abortion.

At The Daily Telegraph, a UK paper and site, there is a poll which could use some attention.
It concerns an issue in the USA, namely, a law in Texas that requires women to view an ultrasound image before an abortion.
Here … Continue reading

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Praying for rain

In the Extraordinary Form edition of the Missale Romanum there are texts for a Votive Mass ad petendam pluviam… to ask for rain.
COLLECT (1962):
Deus, in quo vivimus, movemur, et sumus:
pluviam nobis tribue congruentem:
ut, praesentibus subsidiis sufficienter adiuti,
sempiterna fiducialius appetamus.
This prayer … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in Sugar Land, TX

For your “Brick by Brick” file comes this from a reader:
St Theresa’s in Sugar Land had it’s annual youth winter retreat, but with a few notable changes.  Adoration included 30 minutes of silence (rare for youth gatherings.). Mass was celebrated … Continue reading

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