Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween…

…from me and Johann Sebastian Bach. Bela Lugosi says have a safe one too. Advertisements

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A Conference for Young Adult Ministers to Meet at Disney World…

There seems to be a huge gap in the Church in America. It can be measured in the 18 to 39 year old age demographic. Have you noticed that in many cases, once children receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, or … Continue reading

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Words in the Catechism that Joe Six-Pack Would Change, #57

Here it is, Day 17 of Flocknotes’ Read the Catechism in a Year and I have to say I’m pretty happy with the program. It’s been a great way to nibble away at the 688 pages of the international bestseller … Continue reading

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Proof That Bright Ideas are a Double-Edged Sword During Electoral Combat

It’s what makes the last two weeks of an election a marvel of psychological warfare to behold. The above brought to us by the creative geniuses at Pro Life Artists Unite. Sounds like a pretty neat outfit. Idea:  Go like … Continue reading

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Christian Bale Speaks His Mind, Presents an Award to Chen Guangcheng

“What I really wanted to do was shake the man’s hand and say ‘thank you,’ and tell him what an inspiration he is.” That’s what actor Christian Bale said about the blind, imprisoned, pro-life activist named Chen Guangcheng last December when … Continue reading

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Obama and the Crass Roots Campaign

I thought the above was over the top. And then I saw this. Our President approves of the following message…

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Does Your Parish Have A Columbarium Yet?

If it doesn’t, it probably will soon. Five parishes in the Diocese of Knoxville have them now. What is a columbarium? It’s a consecrated resting place for the ashes of cremated parishioners. But Frank, isn’t cremation not allowed by the … Continue reading

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A Prayer About Fatherhood Answered Through the Veil of a Homework Assignment

Once upon a time, I wrote a letter to St. Joseph. His feast day rolled around, and I was writing him because as a father, I was feeling a bit like Sisyphus. You know, the king the gods punished by … Continue reading

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When it Comes to the World, Be Like a Mouse to the Cheese

The Eucharist: the source and summit of the Christian life. Read all about it. 🙂

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A Message About Religious Freedom From Citizens Next Door

  and around the corner. Folks of every creed, every color, and every political persuasion. Folks who recognize when their government has overstepped its boundary, and overreached. See if you approve of this message too.

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