December 2006

Dr. Ben Brown Returns – a real PhD in Theology

December 12, 2006

Dr. Ben Brown Our son-in-law Ben Brown just returned home from defending his PhD dissertation at Catholic University in Washington DC. He came out with flying colors and a bottle of champagne. He is now Dr. Benjamin Brown, with a PhD in Theology. We are VERY proud of him!

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My Almost PhD Son-in-Law

December 10, 2006

My daughter Cindy married a great man. I couldn't have asked for a better one. They have two boys (and they live with us for now, at our request) and a baby girl due in four weeks — our 6th grandchild. (For a larger picture, click on the image) On Monday my son-in-law Ben Brown [...]

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The Watchmaker — Wow!

December 10, 2006

This has to be the best little video I've ever seen. Philosophy, history, biology, and more wrapped into one beautiful story. Pass this one along to friends and family, especially your kids. Turn up your volume, click here and sit back and enjoy. "The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse [...]

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Review of Mel Gibson’s “Apocolypto”

December 9, 2006

For a good and detailed — and witty — review of Mel's new movie by Marvin Silbermintz, a writer for Jay Leno, click here. It is not just a review of the movie, but also a very insightful discussion on Mel Gibson himself.

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Immaculate Conception – Holy Day of Obligation

December 8, 2006

Make sure to get to Mass today! For a nice blog on the Immaculate Conception, visit Jimmy Akin's blog here.

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Bravo Bishop Bruskewitz!

December 7, 2006

Vatican confirms excommunication for US dissident group Dec. 7, 2006 (CWNews.com) – The Vatican has confirmed an American bishop’s decision to excommunicate members of the dissident group Call to Action. Call to Action is “causing damage to the Church of Christ,” wrote Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re (bio – news), the prefect of the Congregation for [...]

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St. Paul’s Tomb

December 6, 2006

We had a huge miracle take place at the tomb of St. Paul. You can see it in Behind the Scenes on our DVD Paul: Contending for the Faith. This is a picture of the place St. Paul is buried to accompany this news item. St. Paul's Tomb Uncovered  Rome, Dec. 6, 2006 (CWNews.com) – An [...]

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20+ Questions & Answers on Jesus Christ

December 5, 2006

 Have questions about Jesus, the Gospels, Mary or more? Refer friends and family to this site and check it out yourself.   Click here.

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What Christmas Carol Can You Find?

December 5, 2006

Take a look at the alphabet below and see if you can figure out the famous Christmas Carol hidden within. If you have trouble, write me. ABCDEFGHIJK MNOPQRSTUVWXYZ For a side note: what are the 3 stages of Man? He believes in Santa Claus. He doesn't believe in Santa Claus. He is Santa Claus.

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Did the Wisemen Meet the Shepherds?

December 5, 2006

Did the Wise Men Meet the Shepherds? by Steve Ray  A king was born. But He was born unlike most kings. There was no pomp and circumstance; there were no midwives or court attendants. There was only the bleating of sheep and the buzzing of flies. Birth in a cave-stable was not like birth in [...]

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Our 30th Anniversary

December 3, 2006

Thirty years ago today a beautiful 19 year old girl said "Yes" and married me. It was December 4, 1976 – it was the best thing that ever happened to me. I had hair back then, but she says I am still handsome even though it is gone. I was 30 pounds lighter back then, but she [...]

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Only 5 Seats Left

December 1, 2006

We only have 5 seats left for our March 2007 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. After those 5 seats are filled we start a waiting list. So, to guarantee a seat, please sign up now! Click here for our Pilgrimage website and here for a copy of the brochure.

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Koran in the US Senate?

December 1, 2006

Will we allow the Koran to enter the US Senate? Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress, has announced that he will not take his oath of office on the Bible, but on the bible of Islam, the Koran. When all elected officials take their oaths of office with their [...]

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