Monthly Archives: May 2014

Napoleon Bonaparte: The Portrait of The Unintentional Disciple As A Young Man

There is much talk these days about discipleship among the flock. Moving beyond the individual call to holiness, questions surround the call of the faithful on how to live the vocation of being a disciple of Christ. When Jesus ascended … Continue reading

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Pope Francis With The Quote of the Week

“Dear brothers, dear friends, from this holy place I make a heartfelt plea to all people and to all communities who look to Abraham:  may we respect and love one another as brothers and sisters! May we learn to understand … Continue reading

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For Your Saintly Quote of the Week

  “The times are never so bad that a good man cannot live in them.” —St. Thomas More  

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Meet A Modern Day Monk Who Lives Atop A Pillar

Remember the pillar saints? Like Simon Stylites the Elder? The next time you think that absolutely nothing can get done in this world unless you get physically involved, remember Maxime the Monk is praying for you. “When I was young … Continue reading

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Robert P. George Reminds Us That We Are Pilgrim People…

And that our lives must be lived as a sign to the world. A sign that contradicts the norms of the world as surely as when Jesus proclaimed the following before surreptitiously heading to the Feast of Tabernacles in the … Continue reading

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The Quickest Way To Wind Up In My SPAM File

Simple. Send me something asinine like this. Golly. What a precious keepsake to remember the fallen with. Does it come with teeth whitener too? Semper Fidelis

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Stuff That Makes Me Question Authority? When The Agriculture Department Requests Tommy Guns


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Stuff The Disciples Couldn’t Bear To Hear…

As it was in the days of Apple, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man; they were eating and drinking, Facebooking and making videos on their smartphones up to the day that the stars will … Continue reading

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Think “Charity” and Act “Love” = Praying Without Ceasing

A Meditation on the High Priestly Prayer        Before I became a Catholic, the word contemplation meant something altogether different than it does to me today. Chalk that up to intellectual laziness because the definition has been sitting right … Continue reading

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Thoughts About The Minor Miracle That Occurred At Harvard University Yesterday

Consider this post a wee after action report by your favorite strategic corporal,  Joe Six-Pack, USMC. You may be thinking, “Where do you get off declaring what happened at Harvard as being a miracle, Frank?” I’ll tell you where. Because nobody … Continue reading

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