Monthly Archives: June 2011

Same Sex Marriage: Have We Lost the War or Just a Few Key Battles?

Since New York passed the same sex marriage bill, the wild, wild, web has been awash with commentary.  Proponents are elated. Opponents are depressed.  It seems that proponents are on the right side of history. Opponents are bigots stuck in … Continue reading

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Vatican Discovers 6th Century Fresco of St. Paul

H/T New Advent

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Homily of Pope Benedict on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

It is also the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood.  Ad Multos Annos Benedictus XVI. Homily of Pope Benedict XVI on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul Saint Peter’s Basilica, 29 June 2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters, … Continue reading

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A Deacon’s Wife Interviewed for Our Sunday Visitor

I was interviewed, via email, by Scott Alessi for Our Sunday Visitor.  He has a very informative article, Permanent diaconate: A ministry of service.  BTW the picture is of me and my favorite deacon at his ordination. In addition, blush, … Continue reading

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Myles Keogh from the Glory of Rome to Little Bighorn

Captain Myles Keogh was from the little village of Leighlin Bridge, Co Carlow Ireland where my favorite deacon is from.  He may or may not be a distant relative.  Captain Keogh fought for the Papal Army and eventually he signed … Continue reading

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St. Irenaeus Heretic Fighter.

Today is the feast day of St. Irenaeus of Lyons the second century Bishop, Father and Doctor of the Church, and tireless defender of the faith.  He was a student of the great St. Polycarp who was a disciple of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

To my favorite Deacon!

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