Monthly Archives: July 2010

Stumbling Block to Faith

The hardest question for people of faith to answer is, if there is a all powerful, loving, and merciful God why does He allow evil and suffering to exist?  How do we answer this legitimate question in a way that … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church  (380-450)      You can read about the golden tongued bishop here. An excerpt from today’s Office of Readings: “Why then, man, are you so worthless in your own eyes and yet so … Continue reading

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As Long As We Are on the Subject…..

Of Holy Silence. Here is a video on people who take it very seriously indeed.

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Sounds of Silence

“Be Still and know that I am God”  (Psalm 46:10)   In order to hear God’s voice and to feel His presence, we need to enter into a state of profound silence especially when we pray. Last Sunday I arrived about … Continue reading

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Santa And the Church Scandals

This is beyond weird. “(July 26) — Talk about piling on — now even Santa Claus is taking shots at the Catholic Church. An explanation, of course, is in order. It’s not the jolly old elf who lives at the … Continue reading

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Memorial of St.Joachim and St. Anne

Tradition and legend identifies St. Joachim and St. Anne as the parents of Mary. Anne (or Ann) is the patron saint of Christian mothers and of women in labor. “We get the oldest story from a document called the Gospel … Continue reading

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Our Father

Msgr. Pope has a great post on the Lord’s prayer. Enjoy! Excerpt: In today’s Gospel the Lord Jesus gives two fundamental teachings on prayer. First he gives us a pattern for prayer and then teaches the importance of persistence. Let’s … Continue reading

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News Of The Weird

I have no words. Really.COLUMBIA, Tenn. — A college student is dressing up like a superhero to fight crime in Columbia Related: Watch This Story The 20-year-old man, who wants to remain anonymous, but calls himself the Viper, recently caught … Continue reading

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Its Follow Not Tweet

The Anchoress has a bit of Christian humor.

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Lord Have Mercy

If this is true it is a great evil. If true, it is a grave offense against God and the people of God. I am skeptical. But that is my nature.  Still, why not show faces? Why is the priest … Continue reading

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