Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Scandal of Christians Who Support Torture

Bill Knight (of GateHouse News Service) writes, H/T Mark Shea:  A favorite Psalm sings, “You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day.” But when modern “arrows” are explosives, it’s awfully difficult to be … Continue reading

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Snowfall at the Basilica

Today the Church celebrates the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome. August 5, 2011. ( According to tradition, on the morning of August 5th, back in the year 358, the Esquiline Hill in Rome was completely … Continue reading

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Freedom to Practice Religion Threatened in Alabama

From the Archdiocese of Mobile (H/T Catholic Culture)      Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, If someone who has worldly means sees a brother in need and refuses him compassion, how can the love of God remain in him? Children, … Continue reading

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Photo: Mass Before the Relics of St. Vianney

Today is the feast day of St. John Marie Vianney, patron of all the world’s priests. Taylor Marshall has a great picture posted on his blog: Do pray for our many good and faithful priests!  

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Priceless Religious Relic Found in Tennessee Mobile Home

Just for the record, I haven’t given up blogging.  It has been a wee bit stressful around here, and I still have a lot on my plate. But I am going to start blogging something everyday beginning on Monday even … Continue reading

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Contraception mandate tramples religious freedom, US bishops say

We still have freedom to worship. Freedom to practice our religion? Not so much. Washington D.C., Aug 1, 2011 / 05:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops spoke out on August 1 against federal rules requiring nearly all new health … Continue reading

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