December 2011

Interview on Canadian Television about Christmas

December 16, 2011

I received a call from a Canadian television station requesting I  do an interview about Christmas. I had quite a good time with Michael Coren, host of The Arena. He was a great host and author…did you know he wrote the book: “Why Catholics are Right”? It is a very helpful book explaining and defending [...]

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Did the Wise Men Meet the Shepherds?

December 16, 2011

Today I will be on Relevant Radio discussing Bethlehem and the Birth of Our Lord Jesus. I wrote this article which I thought you might enjoy and find informative. By the way, the picture below was taken from a mural painted in the Chapel of Angels in Shepherd’s Field in Bethlehem where the shepherds were [...]

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Bethlehem All Day

December 15, 2011

I am posting these two videos of our last pilgrimage so you can see Bethlehem today. We crossed into the Palestinian West Bank through the concrete wall and entered Bethlehem, the birthplace of Our Lord. We even heard the Our Father prayer in the language of Jesus. It was a great day leading Franciscan University [...]

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Better Economic System than Free Market?

December 14, 2011

Milton Friedman interviewed by liberal TV host Phil Donahue thirty years ago. Two minute video well worth watching which blows away some of the confusion about Capitalism and Free Market Enterprise. Click HERE.

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Where Was King David Buried? What is the City of David?

December 14, 2011

Scripture tells us that King David was buried in the City of David. Since Scripture refers to both Jerusalem and Bethlehem as “the City of David” some say David was buried in Jerusalem, other suggest he was buried in Bethlehem. In Scripture there are two cities called “The City of David.” The Old Testament (OT) [...]

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Vietnamese Father of 50 Babies – all saved from abortion

December 13, 2011

This man is a modern day hero. Watch the video to see his incredible story. When asked why he has saved all these babies from abortion and adopted them he said, “I am a Catholic!” With over 7,000 graves of the unborn in his backyard he and his wife hold vigil for their little souls. [...]

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A Prince of the Church Dies on Sunday

December 13, 2011

I met Cardinal John Foley when he was Archbishop Foley. He joined us on a pilgrimage cruise. He was a prince among men too. Great sense of humor, powerful speaking style, palpable love of God, the Church and the Gospel. He was a pleasure to be with. He loved communications and was thus in charge [...]

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Christians Happiest People – Major European Study

December 12, 2011

Surveys Find Christians Happiest People in Europe Posted By cninewsletter On December 8, 2011 (6:15 pm) A study of the effect of religion on happiness has revealed that Christians are the happiest people in Europe. The study was an empirical analysis of the effect of religion on happiness, using data from three waves (2002/2003, 2004 [...]

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“Merry, Merry, Merry…” “OK, Merry What?” Return to Sender!

December 12, 2011

My insurance agent sent out a promotional flier with a “Holiday Special.” Plastered on the front of the oversized envelop was “Merry, Merry, Merry!”       Then nothing! Why not finish it with what we all expect — Merry CHRISTMAS! People are cowards and afraid to say something that 99% of people want to hear and 1% [...]

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Tim Tebow: God’s Quarterback – Love him or Hate him

December 12, 2011

TIM TEBOW: GOD’S QUARTERBACK By PATTON DODD “On a brisk Thursday evening in mid-November, I sat high in the stands at a Denver Broncos home game, covering the ears of my 4-year-old son as the fans around us launched f-bombs at Tim Tebow, the Broncos’ struggling second-year quarterback. Mr. Tebow was ineffective and off-target for [...]

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Our Websites Get a Facelift :-)

December 11, 2011

Adam Henriksen from Arizona is here at our house in cold Michigan to give our websites a much needed update and facelift. Technology keeps advancing and we want to keep up with it. We will have a lot of tweaks and fixes as we change over to the updated software. Bear with us. It should [...]

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Paedophelia in Hollywood

December 10, 2011

After being so critical of others, Hollywood now has the issue come to roost in their own trees. The Catholic Church has been the target of criticism (as it should be) but others have gotten away without exposure. In the last months college sports have been in the news and now Hollywood are under scrutiny. [...]

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Excellent, Easy-to-Read Article on Atheism

December 9, 2011

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From Othodox Jew to Protestant to Catholic to Mother Superior

December 9, 2011

When a young Jewish woman in the 1960s read of Catholic nuns receiving permission to shorten their habits, she was shocked. How could these women who were supposed to be influencing the world for God succumb to the influence of the world? “I lost what wasn’t mine,” explained Rosalind Moss years later. Little did she [...]

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Christmas Ideas! Catholic Bible Software by Logos

December 9, 2011

Most of you already know that I use Logos Bible Study software every day! There is nothing to compare with it. I have used it since 1990, never believing it would be as user friendly and powerful as it is today. And now they have three new products worthy of the name “Catholic.” There are [...]

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Movie on the Mass Hitting Theatres Friday

December 8, 2011

Movie on the Mass Opens Friday By Tim Drake A 3-D animated movie about the Mass opens in select theaters this weekend. It hardly seems possible. Yet, it’s true. That alone makes the movie, “The Greatest Miracle” a “miracle.” Trust me when I say it’s unlike any other movie you’re likely to ever see on [...]

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