Daily Archives: 10 November 2020

#ASonnetADay – GUEST SONNET by Gerard Manley Hopkins – The Soldier

#ASonnetADay – GUEST SONNET by Gerard Manley Hopkins – The Soldier pic.twitter.com/ug2Rr0T4TL — Fr. John Zuhlsdorf (@fatherz) November 11, 2020

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“In ev’ry clime and place…” – Happy 245th Birthday UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS!

Happy birthday to all Marines everywhere. 245th Cake Cutting Ceremony HERE Commandant’s Birthday Message HERE Parris Island Birthday Pageant HERE (historic uniforms) There are quite a few birthday videos available.  Browse! And take a look at the Commandant’s Reading list … Read More

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ASK FATHER: I bought an icon at a “esoteric new age shop”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I saw a beautiful “our Lady of Perpetual help” icon at an esoteric new age shop. I could not help, but buy her… and got her blessed. I call her the Rescue Icon- Do I have … Read More

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An altar set up at sea

From time to time, I give you updates from a Navy friend CDR Johnson, who is chaplain on USS FORD, which is being put through its paces. Today (happy B-Day Marines – ‘rah), after he saw one of my masthead … Read More

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