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A possible Eucharistic miracle?

posted by jmcgee

Maybe.  It’s in Poland.   Fr. Z. has the scoop, which sounds a lot like a miracle that I witnessed a few years ago, in Lanciano, Italy.  

Gay marriage ad features Catholic mom

posted by jmcgee

The ad below, appearing in Maine, is raising eyebrows — and blood pressures. One Catholic group is demanding it be removed. Take a look and see what you think.  

Candidate for sainthood is also a candidate for medal of honor

posted by jmcgee

And he could become one of just a handful of chaplains to win the medal:   A Kansas priest already under consideration for sainthood has won the endorsement of the Army’s top civilian leader to receive the Medal of Honor. The […]

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posted 10:42:40pm Dec. 12, 2010 | read full post »

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posted 11:26:20pm Dec. 11, 2010 | read full post »

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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