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    The freeing reality of death, destitution, and despair
    Jesus said the Truth shall set us free.Yet the Truth is sometimes bittersweet, with a special emphasis on bitter.Job (chapter 3)spoke from the heart when he cursed the day he was born. He spoke from a bitter despair, from a bitter destitution that...
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    Where is God when the world rips your beating heart out?
    Where is God when your child won't listen to sensible advice, but would rather exercise self destructive habits?Some would say He is on His Cross right next to yours.Where is God when your boss, and your employer, use you like a tool, only to...
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    Going to heaven with the tax collectors and prostitutes
    Flannery O'Conner envisioned a slave owner tripping over a fence, falling in pig slop, receiving a vision of the joyful and triumphant march into heaven, where sinners who were forgiven danced for joy, and the'holy and pious,' bringing...
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    Why youth is wasted on the young, and Wisdom is wasted on the elderly
    'For a thousand years in your sight are as yesterday...' Psalm 90:4Youth is squandered on the ahistorical, non-philosophical, non-theological, non-respectful mind. Age, or AARP status, is squandered on hypocrisy, duplicity, and pride. This...
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    How we are all rejected by 'the elders, chief priests, and scribes'
    There once was a little boy, raised as a good Catholic, serving as an altar boy, looking at life as if it was just, fair, and civil...Then life bit him on the ass...multiple times.A funny thing happens to innocence on the road to heaven. Parents...
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    'All is vanity!' Pop culture and the death of the American soul
    "Vanity of vanities. All is vanity! For all his toil, his toil under the sun, what does man gain by it?"Ecclesiastes 1:2-11Barack Hussein Obama reigns supreme across a secularist-socialist-progressive trending nation. His rule has been...
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    God Loves you too much too lose you
    Much of Life is Mystery.When we feel lost and forgotten, much of what seems like an unholy life-preserver, is really an instrument whichGod allows so that we don't completely give up. When we have given up on prayer--at least, positive prayer-...
  • New York Catholics
    New book about New York’s Catholics past and present
    New York Catholics – Faith, Attitude & the Works! is a new book that touches on the lives of many outstanding people who practiced their Catholic faith while contributing their talents since the founding of New Amsterdam and then through...
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    Universal proof of the contemptible man--and hope in the Second Adam
    St. Paul speaks of the contemptible man, modeled in the fallen humanity of the first Adam (1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49). He also speaks of the hope of resurrection--through faith, hope, and charity, gracedby our Merciful God--in the image of the...
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    Revealing the duplicity of Islam, Protestantism, and cafeteria-Catholicism
    St. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, lays down the bare naked Truth concerning the gospel of Jesus Christ. In effect, anyone who ignores it, or deviates fromthis message, cannot call themselves a Christian, and, certainly, cannot be trusted with an...
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    Israel's Arab Christians get back to their Aramaic roots
    As a people, the Encyclopædia Britannicasays the Aramaeans essentially ceased to exist centuries ago. Yet best known in the West as the language spoken by Christ, the Aramaic language survives to this day in both isolated villages in the Middle...
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    Everyone needs a healing...what is yours?
    When Jesus saw a funeral procession in the town of Nain (Luke 7:11-17), He felt compassion for the grieving mother and miraculously brought her dead son back to life. Every life, ours included, has a dyingreality which needs the miraculous touch...
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    Why Mary, the Mother of God, is unfashionable to progressive Christianity
    Our Lord Jesus said to the beloved disciple, 'This is your mother.' And John immediately 'made a place for her in his home.'Do contemporary progressive Catholics and Christians do the same?The answer is sadly no.For starters, all...
  • Pope Francis performs mass wedding
    Pope Francis marries 20 couples who were ‘living in sin’ by Catholic tradition
    Pope Francis may be anything besides traditional. In an attempt to bring greater harmony between the Catholic Church and those who feel ostracized by its rules and teachings, Pope Francis married 20 couples, Sunday, September 14, 2014. The couples...
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    Satanic 'black mass' sold out in Oklahoma City
    "Human excrement, menstrual blood or semen which they mix with the Consecrated Eucharist to please Beelzebub..."The Satanic Temple of New York has been lobbying for months to have a statue ofSatan as Baphomet the goat-headed demon...