Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mediation From Cardinal Newman

The other night I had a meeting of with some of the Young Adult leaders in the Diocese. We shared dinner together and were offered a reflection by a Miles Christi priest. The evening was opened with a meditation by the … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Can I have your adoration hour?

In previous “Friday Frivolity” segments I have covered some of the best pick-up lines the Catholic world has to offer. Well, this week’s offering comes courtesy of Catherine. If you haven’t seen Mad TV’s skit “Can I have your number?” … Continue reading

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Who’s your daddy? St. Polycarp

Today is the feast day of St. Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna. Contrary to the insistence of some of my friends, “Polycarp” does not mean “much fish” 😉 Rather, his name means “much fruit”, an appropriate appellation for a man whose life was full … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Please turn off your cell phones

Haven’t done too well with blogging this week – I’ve been too busy planning my vacation/holiday back to England.  However, I’ve got a chunk of time marked out this weekend to finish a couple of entries I’ve started. Until then, … Continue reading

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Nostra Aetate

In the concluding post for the “Introduction to Islam” series I quoted the Second Vatican Council document “Nostra Aetate” since it provides Church teaching regarding non-Christian religions in general, and Islam in particular. In the JP2 Group we will be working … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Unto thy own self be true…

There are a few things I know about my on limitations. For example, I can’t pull off wearing a leather jacket.  Just can’t do it.  Whatever personal quality is necessary to wear a leather jacket and look cool, I just … Continue reading

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Bible Study Notes: The Epistle of James

Those eagle-eyed among you might have noticed a new menu item appear at the top of this blog yesterday. The “Notes” menu is now going to be the place where I put the notes I make for Bible study sessions. As … Continue reading

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