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Some people have too much time on their hands

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But this is awfully impressive.     

Make your own kind of music…

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…starting with the stairs. This wonderful little video just made me smile. Enjoy.

Slow day at the office

posted by jmcgee

Sorry, but I just got a big kick out of this. If you have a video camera on your laptop, and you’re bored, what else are you gonna do but create your very own music video? Enjoy.

Sarah Silverman’s “stupid” idea

posted by jmcgee

A comedian’s suggestion to sell the Vatican isn’t going over well with at least one archbishop:  Sell the Vatican to help the poor? U.S. comedian Sarah Silverman might think it’s a great idea, but a Nigerian archbishop called the suggestion […]

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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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