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January 2009 Archives

Okay. I’m going to go lie down now…

posted by deacon greg kandra

…’cause this short video below is really exhausting. Astounding. But exhausting.

Happy birthday, Tom!

posted by deacon greg kandra

Good old Patrick McNamara remembered, and posted on the happy fact that today is Thomas Merton’s birthday: Today marks the birth of Thomas Merton, who writes at the beginning of his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain: “On the last day […]

Octuplet mom “obsessed” with having kids

posted by deacon greg kandra

If anyone had any lingering doubts about the peculiar details surrounding the octuplet story, this latest item should put them to rest. This family needs prayers. Lots of ‘em.

SSPX website: “Judaism is inimical to all nations in general”

posted by deacon greg kandra

If the Vatican hoped the controversy about the SSPX would just quietly go away, well, it won’t. The Society’s official website has some eye-opening, jaw-dropping statements that indicate that anti-Semitism isn’t just a passing fancy with one or two members. […]

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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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