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“Politics and Pulpits” Part 2

Happy New Year to All, Pope Benedict XVI gave a homily at St. Peter’s Basilica on January 1, 2013 during the New Year’s Day Mass. The celebration marked the feast of Mary and the Church’s World Day of Peace. He spoke … Continue reading

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“Mount Providence Mansion”

Hello All, This post is somewhat light-hearted and just for the curious fun of it. At the links below are some photos and information about a local house which, for many, is the subject of much lore and fascination. It is an … Continue reading

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John 16:12

“I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.” JOHN 16:12 When I find myself contemplating the mysteries of the world and the universe, as I often do, I quite regularly wonder about the above … Continue reading

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The Oldest Cold Case Solved Yet!

It turns out that “cut-throat” politics are nothing new! This after the solving of a three-thousand year old murder. It turns out that an ancient Egyptian Pharoah, one Ramesses III, was likely the victim of a politically motivated assassination. His throat … Continue reading

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+++ “Evil” and the Massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School +++

It seems obvious that the horrific tragedy at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT will never be forgotten by any of us for the rest of our lives. In that case, the next question we might wonder about is: … Continue reading

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Pulpits and Politics?

Greetings, The following is a homily given in New Orleans recently at a Roman Catholic Church. Though I certainly do agree with certain statements in it, I do NOT believe, as is often implied in homilies and sermons like this one,  that … Continue reading

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Egypt, Islam, and “Democracy?”

As many of you know, Egypt’s “Arab Spring” has proven, thus far, anything but “democratic.” First, it was the army and the police that seemed to attempt to grab power in the immediate aftermath of Hosni Mubarak. Now it is the “duly … Continue reading

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That’s One Big Black Hole!

Well, this story is not exactly one from “Under the Sun,” but after considering what I wrote about regarding our immensely enormous and complex universe in the “Binary Equation” post, I thought this was a highly interesting article. Don’t get too “sucked” … Continue reading

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“Howdy pilgrim.” – The reason for this blog site.

“According to everything which we learn from personal experience and the history of salvation, the Lord’s method is to form persons through other persons.” — St. Edith Stein My hope for this little blog site is that you and I, … Continue reading

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“An Ultimate Binary Equation… or Two.”

“If there is no God, there is no us. If there is no soul, then we are just our bodies.” According to everything we are told that science knows at present, there exists a pretty general consensus amongst the scientific community that … Continue reading

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