January 2012

No Chewing Gum at Mass

January 18, 2012

We visited Guadalupe Parish in Midland Texas and found this sign at the front door. I thought it was a good idea. I recalled the girl sitting in front of me last Sunday at Mass chewing like a cow with smacking slurping sounds. Gum at Communion is not a good idea either — chew, chew, [...]

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“My Mother is Going to Kill Me!”

January 17, 2012

How sad! One mother will force another mother to abort her child. When we will stop this insanity?

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Todd Meade Story: From Southern Baptist Liberty University to Catholic

January 16, 2012

    Every spiritual life is a journey. Mine began in Warner Robins, Georgia in 1971. I was born into a good Methodist family and had a strong Christian foundation laid for me in childhood. But unfortunately, as is all too common, during my teenage years I drifted away somewhat from this good foundation and was [...]

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Can You Help Us Finish the Footprints of God DVDs

January 15, 2012

Emails arrive weekly “When will the last three Footprints of God DVDs be available?’ I usually answer, “I don’t know, ask Ignatius Press.” (Click on brochure to right for download) Ignatius had sold over 120,000 copies, but the project was put on hold because of the economy and the large cost to produce–about $200,000 each. [...]

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Catholic Priest Discusses “Tebow-mania”

January 14, 2012

Legionary of Christ Fr. Kevin Lixey works in the Roman Curia helping the Church make a contribution to the world of sport, with the aim of promoting a sports culture suitable to the integral development of the individual. ZENIT spoke with Fr. Lixey about the Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow, after Tebow led his team [...]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Came by Today

January 13, 2012

A dapper middle-aged man and an older black woman–both very nice, polite and full of smiles. The grandkids saw them coming and said, “Someone’s coming to the door; we don’t know who they are.” They always come at such inopportune times. I had just finished running and was dripping with sweat. I opened the door [...]

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Meet St. Paul as he Writes to the Romans; A Brief Study

January 11, 2012

I love St. Paul and love to write about him and his epistles. I also enjoyed traveling through six countries filming his life story and theology. St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans is often seen as impossible to understand except by theologians and most skip right over this masterpiece. With hopes that you will take [...]

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What are the chances of getting a picture like this?

January 10, 2012

My son Jesse was trying to get five wiggly kids to sit still for a family picture on his iPhone. The timer ran out and the picture snapped — who could have planned the funny result? The fist is swung by new baby Daniel Xavier and the the optical illusion has Elizabeth Bella Rose getting [...]

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Audio Clips from 3 Catholic Conversion Stories

January 10, 2012

Enjoy the conversions stories that someone shared via youtube.

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Teresa Tomeo on “The Year of Faith” in OSV

January 6, 2012

Are We Ready for the Year of Faith? Pope Benedict XVI is giving us a great opportunity in this New Year to make a big difference.  In October he announced the “Year of Faith” which according to Vatican statements is designed to help Catholics around the world deepen their relationship with God, better appreciate the [...]

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Epiphany? So What?

January 6, 2012

 What is Epiphany anyway? And why should I care? Find out at times below, all Eastern times: -Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 7:00 AM on Relevant Radio -Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 8:30 AM Baton Rouge LA Catholic Radio -Friday, Jan 6 at 9:10 AM with Teresa Tomeo on Ave Maria Radio. -Friday, Jan 6 from 5:00-6:00 [...]

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From Sunni Muslim to Catholic: Interesting Journey with Lots of Good Info

January 4, 2012

Michael lived in Saudi Arabia and was a member of a Sunni Muslim family. His story is educational especially for those who want to understand Islam. Many people think it is impossible or at least very difficult for a Muslim to become a Christian. Michael’s story will be instructive. Michael said he wrote it to [...]

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Updated: Archdiocese of Detroit vs. Voris/RealCatholicTV

January 3, 2012

January 20 Update Update by Dr. Ed Peters responding to “help defuse some of the more distracting chatter floating around out there. He addresses two further issues: 1) The Archdiocese of Detroit, some claim, does not have jurisdiction over Voris/RCTV; 2) Why not shut down a lot of others using the word “Catholic” out there? [...]

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Abort the Baby or Be a Devoted, Blessed Father?

January 3, 2012

This was an very moving and motivational video. It shows the difference a Pro-life philosophy can make in many peoples’ lives. A boy with no eyes and disfunctional limbs that in most cases would be aborted. But watch …  

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Numbers of Christians around the World – Still Largest Religion by Far

January 2, 2012

From Zenit.org based on the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life: “… Christians account for almost a third of the world’s population. This was one of the findings in a report published Monday by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. The data from the 2010 survey of more than 200 countries found that [...]

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Interesting 40 foot x 12 foot Painting of the Resurrection

January 1, 2012

This painting is quite stunning. Though it is very Evangelical Protestant in many aspects, it is wonderfully conceived and executed. I think you will enjoy this short video overview and the painters’ explanation. Click on the image below to begin the short video.

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