Miscellaneous

China to Dynamite Marian Shrine

June 21, 2007

TIANJIAJING, China, JUNE 21, 2007 (Zenit.org ).- The sanctuary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (picture) will be dynamited following a government decision that the pilgrimage site is a place of illegal religious activity. The Henan Province government will prevent the annual July 16 pilgrimage, which normally draws 40,000 pilgrims for the feast of Our [...]

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Light at the End of the Edit Bay

June 14, 2007

We have two more days of work on this trip. We have gotten a lot done — we've put the rough cut together. We've chosen all the art, created the maps, inserted background and travel footage  and started reviewing the music. We got the last catchup shots and filmed "Behind the Scenes" in the set that [...]

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Schools of Fish

June 1, 2007

            Picked up from "Just Being Plain"  My wife homeschooled our kids and I will never regret it. We have resources for homeschoolers on our website under Resources > Recommended > Books > Homeschooling. We also have a Forum for Homeschooling parents on my Message Board.

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God’s Frosting on the Cake

May 6, 2007

After we finished filming Apostolic Fathers last week we wanted to attend Sunday Mass at the Church of San Clemente to venerate the bones of Ignatius of Antioch and Clement of Rome in a special "concluding" Mass. But we were invited to Pope Benedict's Sunday Mass instead — where in ordained 22 new priests. So [...]

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Why the Blog is Slow Sometimes

May 3, 2007

I figured out that my blog slows down when I post video clips from Google. For example, every day we were on our pilgrimage we uploaded 5 minutes video clips (housed on Google Video). If anyone knows of a better way to do this without slowing down the blog, let me know. Thanks!

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Got a Catholic question? Boy, 7, has the answers

May 1, 2007

For the whole story, click here.

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Interesting Quote from a Doctor of the Church

March 24, 2007

From St. John Chrysostom's homily on the Statues: "But since our discourse has now turned to the subject of blasphemy, I desire to ask one favor of you all, in return for this my address, and speaking with you; which is, that you will correct on my behalf the blasphemers of this city. And should [...]

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Nuns in Habits A Thing of the Past?

February 5, 2007

Not on your life. Meet the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. These sisters and their convent are only 10 minutes from my house and we visit periodically. We show our DVDs there as world premiers (see picture here). I even taught Scripture here for a year. We joke around that these wonderful women [...]

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Young Girl Discovers God; Reveals Him with Paint

February 5, 2007

This is really a quite extraordinary young girl. With an atheist mother, it seems God took things into his own hands. This little video clip from CNN is pretty interesting. Click here to see it.

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Good Free Stuff

November 17, 2006

A friend sent me this list of sites where you can get free — and some almost free — Catholic materials. Enjoy! Excellent Catholic Musician: Karl Kohlhase, also a convert, his conversion story is on http://www.chnetwork.org/kkconv.htm.  All of his music is free, and can be downloaded at http://www.k4communications.com. Talks from Franciscan University Adult Conferences at [...]

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Wallpaper for your Computer Screen

November 14, 2006

I have taken lots of nice pictures of biblical and historical sites around the world and now I provide many of them for you to use as Wallpaper for your computer screens. From the dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to the Altar at the Church of the Annunciation, from the ruins of [...]

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Christmas Shopping in Bethlehem

November 9, 2006

Support Christians in the Holy Land Purchase Christmas Gifts from the Holy Land   Also, very nice Jewish Products from my friend Alex at www.JesusBoat.com

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Population Tips 300,000,000

October 17, 2006

This morning at 7:46 AM Eastern time a baby was born somewhere in somewhere in the United States that tipped our population of to over 300 million. The population hit 200 million in 1967. Only 997 million to go to catch up with China. For more details, read the Bloomberg Report.

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New Orthodox Canadian Catholic Magazine

October 5, 2006

Especially for those in Canada, check out Christus Veritas Magazine. Click here.

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There are nuts and then there are NUTS!

October 4, 2006

Almost every day I get an e-mail from a looney tune. This week is no different. Following is the core of the latest e-mail from a guy named James Y. Always nice to have a laugh during a busy day. Here is an excerpt from one of his meandering e-mails. He heard me on the radio and saw [...]

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Bob Sungenis Hit Hard Again

September 28, 2006

Another lengthy critique of Bob Sungenis, especially regarding his character and his view on the Jews. Click here. Provided as a public service.  Four NEW reviews on Bob Sungenis and the original article Sungenis and the Jews. Here are all the four new comments by Dave Palm here, John Novotny here, Michael Lopez here, and [...]

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