September 2008

For Info on Voting in November

September 11, 2008

www.CatholicVote.com is a new site put up by Fidelis. Let us know what you think.

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Pilgrimage Update

September 11, 2008

Sorry I have fallen behind a few days with the videos. We have had two wonderful days but long and I have had trouble connecting to the internet from the Notre Dame in Jerusalem. Problems are now corrected and I will try to get caught up today and tomorrow. We’ve had great times on the [...]

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Honk if you’ve Had Enough of Rogue Bishop Malingo

September 9, 2008

From Canon Lawyer Ed Peters: In 2006 Abp. Emmanuel Milingo was excommunicated for illicitly ordaining married men to the episcopate. Now, Abp. Milingo is traipsing through his native Zambia trying to get Catholic priests to agitate for an end to priestly celibacy in the Roman Church. The excommunicated archbishop assures clergy not to worry about [...]

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Dinner with the Pilgrimage Group

September 8, 2008
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Sarah Palin at Church

September 8, 2008

A good friend sent me these links: Unbelievable video of Palin at a Church talking about her faith and the importance of prayer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG1vPYbRB7k&feature=related Video of Palin being prayed over… upon request!  The prayer: “Lord, make a way…” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k84m2orSOaM&NR=1 (I can easily overlook the younger pastor’s passing reference to the latter days, especially given the [...]

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Seattle Pilgrimage Day 4

September 8, 2008

Mount of Beatitudes for Mass, Caesarea Philippi (Banias), Golan Heights, Tabgha. More info soon.

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Pilgrimage Day 3

September 7, 2008

Today we started out at 7:30 AM sharp and visited Mount Tabor (Transfiguration), Cana of Galilee, and Nazareth.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps Childhood Picture

September 7, 2008

Michael Phelps came home from the Olympics covered in gold medals for swimming. I first thought, “Oh, what a clever prolife statement.” But then I got the joke. Actually, yoiu can see a double meaning to this little picture: a pro-life statement and a good joke. Pretty clever.

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Pilgrimage Day 2: Whole Seattle Group Arrives

September 6, 2008
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Is the Rosary Superstition or Vain Repetition?

September 6, 2008

Here is a brief YouTube video by William Albrecht about the Rosary. Catholics can be very proud of the prayers handed down to us from Mother Church! Thanks William! Interestingly enough, today we will visit the Grotto of the Annunciation where Gabriel the Archangel met the little Jewish girl named Mary (watch for the video [...]

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Pilgrimage Day 1: Seattle Archdiocese

September 6, 2008

The Pre-pilgrimage group of 13 pilgrims – including Archbishop Alex Brunett from Seattle -  have been with me for two days. The video below is their arrival and Day One. We just finished Day Two with the pre-pilgrimage group.  Janet and I just went to the airport this evening to greet the large group flying [...]

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Our Recent Conference in Ocean Springs

September 6, 2008

Recently I gave a conference in Ocean Springs put on by Amy Meadows and the Catholic Scripture Study International group that meets at St. Elizabeth Seton Church. This area was just again smashed with a hurricane. But I wanted to share this nice article written about my visit by Terry Dickson of the Gulf Pine [...]

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Crawling to Mass

September 5, 2008

Young African woman crawls 2.5 miles to attend Sunday Mass Olivia (Photo courtesy of AVAN) Valencia, Aug 28, 2008 / 01:42 am (CNA).- The Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly in Chissano (Mozambique) took into their home this week a 25 year-old African young girl named Olivia, who despite not being baptized at the time [...]

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Virtual Video of Pilgrimage Starting Saturday Evening

September 5, 2008

We have begun taking videos and pictures of the small Pre-pilgrimage group that arrived on Thursday. Starting today we will tour Acco, Haifa, and Caesarea. Archbishop Alex Brunett is not only a great bishop but also a wonderful man and a lot of fun. Tomorrow the main group arrives making our group 83 people. Starting [...]

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