Tag Archives: Corporal & Spiritual Works of Mercy

Jesus, On Feeding The Homeless

    On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees. He said to the host who invited him, Advertisements

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The #1 Reason Why I Am Giving The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge The Cold Shoulder…

Because I’m a jerk. That, and because Jesus said this,

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The A-1, Best Thing, You Can Do For The People In Ukraine…UPDATED

Pray for them. Pray for peace, justice, a cessation of bloodshed, and that the conflagration that has erupted there ends soon.

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The Pope’s Harley Davidson Super Glide Fetches $327K At Auction

The proceeds will benefit a shelter and soup kitchen in Rome that is run by Caritas.

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Wall Street Journal Columnist Backs The “Advent Conspiracy”

The writer’s name is Brett Arends, and this year, thanks to Black Friday moving right into Thanksgiving Day (Thursday),  a light bulb went on in his head regarding what is wrong with the world. So he penned an article with … Continue reading

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What Can You Personally Do About The Priest Sex Abuse Scandal? UPDATED

This message is for most of us who aren’t directly involved in any of the ongoing scandals that continue to percolate to the surface these days, like in Newark, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the latest scandalous news coming out of Cleveland, but … Continue reading

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BREAK: A Message From the Front Lines of “Operation Enduring Travesty” UPDATED

Joe Six-Pack, USMC (Ret.) here. You probably have never heard of the mission with that name. That’s understandable, as I just made it up, though the operation is ongoing, embarrassing, and tragic. “Operation Enduring Travesty” is what I call what … Continue reading

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What Would the Desert Fathers Think of Pope Francis Blessing the Disabled Man?

Surely you’ve seen the video of Pope Francis stopping his ride into St. Peter’s Square so he could give a blessing. Deacon Greg shared it earlier,

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Help Homeless Youth in Alaska

Alison Kear, from out of Anchorage, Alaska way, sent me a note about an opportunity for a corporal work of mercy. You all know I have been passionate about Covenant House, Alaska (CHA) for many years. Kids need to feel … Continue reading

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, And More in Central Park UPDATED!

It’s the Global Citizen Festival and it’s “free” for a ticketed donation. The proceeds will be used to combat extreme poverty around the world. “Frank,” you’re thinking, “this is great news if I happen to live near New York City. … Continue reading

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