Monthly Archives: April 2014

GOD IS LOVE! THAT REALITY IS WHAT KEEPS FATHER TONY GOING IN NUEVO LAREDO

!!!! Photos by Elizabeth Flores/Startribune   “What was I thinking? I had way too much dinner — now, if I get shot in the gut, I’ll get peritonitis for sure.” Those words ran through my head one night in 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in FAITH, MORAL RELATIVISM, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

SAINT ANSELM: A COURAGEOUS BISHOP, A MODEL FOR OUR TIMES

!!!! April 21, 2014 The ABCs of Anselm by Donald S. Prudlo http://www.crisismagazine.com/2014/the-abcs-of-anselm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CrisisMagazine+%28Crisis+Magazine%29 Between Geneva and Milan lies a stunning valley surrounded by snow-capped mountains, containing the city of Aosta.  This tiny Italian alpine region is one of the crossroads … Continue reading

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HE IS RISEN, ALLELUIA

!!!! The Resurrection by El Greco, 1595

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HAVE A BLESSED AND SPIRITUALLY REWARDING HOLY WEEK

!!!! The Isenheim Altarpiece by Mattias Grunewald, 1512-1516   Beginning on Palm Sunday until Easter Monday Abyssum.com will not be active. Have a blessed observance of Holy Week and a blessed and joyous celebration of the Solemnity of the Resurrection … Continue reading

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!!!! Michael Cook Editor BioEdge Saturday, April 12, 2014 Hi there, I just finished reading the obituary of an American scholar of Persian studies – who had nothing whatsoever to do with bioethics, as far as I know. What caught … Continue reading

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DR. GUY McCLUNG HAS WRITEN AN OPEN LETTER ADDRESSED TO SPOHN HOSPITAL IN CORPUS CHRISTI

!!!!   Nuns of Incarnate Word Sponsor Catholic Hospital that Extends  Admit Privileges to Excommunicated  Abortionist With Racially Targeted Abortion Business    In an open letter to Catholic Christus Hospitals of Texas, Dr. Guy McClung of San Antonio has questioned … Continue reading

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APPROPOS OF THE CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL SCANDAL

!!!! Sister Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P. “Let me solemnly assure you, if you do not eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.”  John 6, 53 “After hearing his words, … Continue reading

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IF IT IS THURSDAY, WE MUST BE IN BELGIUM, BUT WAIT, BELGIUM IS COMING TO AMERICA

!!!! Wesley J. Smith Belgian Medical Group Gives Doctors Permission to Euthanize Patients Without Consent by Wesley J. Smith | Brussels, Belgium | LifeNews.com | 4/10/14 The Journal of Critical Care Medicine has published a statement by the Belgian Society … Continue reading

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SISTER JANE DOMINIC, PLEASE TELL US WHAT YOU SAID AT CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

!!!! Sister Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P. Like Dr. Edward Peters in his post from his blog shown below, I am frustrated.  The controversy over the talk Sister Jane Dominic gave recently at the Charlotte Catholic High School has created a … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL ABOUT MONEY!

!!!! IT IS ALL ABOUT MONEY!  Georges Haussmann gave Paris its marvelous sewer system.  He also gave the world the Cost Benefit Theory.  That Theory had its original application in the design of the the Paris sewer system, but since … Continue reading

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