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January 2010 Archives

Gay unions aren’t monogamous? Really?

posted by jmcgee

According to a new study, yes: A study to be released next month is offering a rare glimpse inside gay relationships and reveals that monogamy is not a central feature for many. Some gay men and lesbians argue that, as […]

“Believe what you read…”

posted by jmcgee

Salt Lake City ordained a new batch of deacons last week, and the local Catholic paper has some great pictures of the event. Check ‘em out. Ad multos annos, brothers! Congratulations!

Meet the pro-life generation

posted by jmcgee

Somehow, I missed this when it was published last weekend, but Cardinal Sean, in his blog, makes note of something most others in the mainstream media missed — and something this writer below picked up as well: many at the […]

Homily for January 31, 2010: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

posted by jmcgee

“GTG.” “BRB.” “LOL.” “ROFL.” Anyone who’s sent or received a text message knows what those mean. Last week, I read a story that put them in perspective. It was about a monologue, on radio, delivered by Adam Gopnik, a writer […]

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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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