Daily Archives: 27 May 2010

Watch The Spill

Found on Universe Today, this video of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Justice would demand that the criminals responsible at BP ensure full restitution. That might mean jail time too. As a real liberal, I’ll be … Continue reading

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John Bosco, on Friends and Benefactors

In researching our parish’s summer bible school (an event we’re assembling from scratch without the canned VBS products from publishers) I found some excellent thoughts from one of our week’s saints, John Bosco. I’ve never before encountered the patron saint … Continue reading

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The Bus

My wife is heading to Kansas City next week by Greyhound to visit a friend and do some serious petsitting. So why is she watching Sandra Bullock driving the bus on Starz?

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OCF 5: Funeral Mass is Principal

Could have a Baltimore Catechism question, please … Why do we celebrate a funeral? 5. Christians celebrate the funeral rites to offer worship, praise, and thanksgiving to God for the gift of a life which has now been returned to … Continue reading

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