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September 2007 Archives

Rudy on religion

posted by deacon greg kandra

Rudy Giuliani opened up Friday about religion, the Bible, adultery and casting the first stone. According to one wire report: Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani compared the scrutiny of his personal life marked by three marriages to the biblical story […]

Headline of the week

posted by Deacon Greg Kandra

“Blessed Trinity Extends Winning Streak”

“God’s house band”

posted by Deacon Greg Kandra

That’s what someone over at Beliefnet called this rare gem of a U2 video. I won’t disagree. A shout-out to David Kuo, who posted it there the other day. Whatever you call it, it’s a spectacular piece of video art. […]

“To let all speak, and to fear no one”

posted by deacon greg kandra

The nimble pen of Peggy Noonan today addresses one of the more incendiary stories of the last few days: free speech and, in particular, the especially repugnant speech of the President of Iran. Here, in part, is what she had […]

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Meet Montana's married priest
Earlier this week, I posted an item about Montana getting its first married priest. Now a local TV station has hopped on the bandwagon. Take a look, below.

posted 10:29:55pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Big day in the Big Easy: 10 new deacons
Deacon Mike Talbot has the scoop: 10 men today were ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. This group of men was formally selected on the day the evacuation of New Orleans began as Hurricane Katrina approached. The immediate aftermath of the storm for this class would be

posted 6:55:42pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

Gaudete! And let's break out a carol or two...
"Gesu Bambino," anyone? This is one of my favorites, and nobody does it better than these gals: Kathleen Battle and Frederica von Staade. Enjoy.

posted 1:04:10pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »


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