Category Archives: HAPPINESS

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER ELEVEN

!!!! Bishop Coleman Francis Carroll, Bishop of Miami Biography Coleman Carroll was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the second of three children of William and B. Margaret (née Hogan) Carroll.[1] His parents were both born in Ireland, and his father, who … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER TEN

!!!! The City of Miami, Florida as it appeared in 1960.   ne·far·i·ous adjective \ni-ˈfer-ē-əs\ : evil or immoral Full Definition of NEFARIOUS :  flagrantly wicked or impious :  evil Examples of NEFARIOUS a nefarious scheme to cheat people out … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY’S NO SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER 9

!!!! Archabbot Denis O. Strittmatter, O.S.B., 1896-1971 The Rt. Rev. Denis O. Strittmatter, O.S.B., D.D., sixth Archabbot of St. Vincent Archabbey. The following is taken from the published obituary of Archabbot Denis O. Strittmatter, O.S.B.: Archabbot Strittmatter entered the Benedictine … Continue reading

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LIFE IS WORTH LIVING INSPITE OF IT ALL AND IN SPITE OF THE PROMOTERS OF SUICIDE AND EUTHANASIA

!!!! Celebrate Life March-April 2014 Only a month to live By Larry Larson with Julie Grimstad Choosing to die (as opposed to accepting the inevitability of death) cheats oneself of the closing moments God has planned for one’s life. Euthanasia … Continue reading

Posted in EUTHANASIA, FAMILY LIFE, HAPPINESS, HEALTH CARE, LIFE ISSUES, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, MIRACLE OF GRACE, MORAL RELATIVISM, NUTRITION AND HYDRATION, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATIVISM, SANCTITY, SCIENCE AND ETHICS, SUICIDE, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged ,

HERE IS SOME GOOD INVESTMENT ADVICE !

!!!! Those who are in a position to do so are wise to consult an investment advisor, and at the start of Lent, it is not irreverent to say that the Lord himself is the best one. His parables are … Continue reading

Posted in FAITH, HAPPINESS, LORD AND CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE, MAN, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, RELATIVISM, SANCTITY, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , ,

IF YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HEAD WHEN ALL ABOUT YOU / ARE LOSING THEIRS…

!!!! Blessed by an ‘amazing community’ by Jeff Jacoby The Boston Globe January 22, 2014   http://www.jeffjacoby.com/14332/blessed-by-an-amazing-community Send RSS Share: Be the first of your friends to like this. I’VE ALWAYS liked Rudyard Kipling’s 1895 poem “If—” , with its … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS DOES NOT END ON DECEMBER 26, IT LASTS FOR TWELVE DAYS UNTIL THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY

!!!! LEAVE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AND CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS UP UNTIL JANUARY 6, THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY Celebrate Christmas Fully Remember the Real St. Nicholas and Focus on All 12 Days by Joseph Pronechen, Staff Writer Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 … Continue reading

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DRAW CLOSE TO JESUS IN THE CRIB

!!!! A Nativity Creche was elected in front of a church. During the night passersby saw the above scene. An abandoned dog sought a warm place to spend the night and chose the crib, joining the infant Jesus. Or, was … Continue reading

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MEET THE NEW TOTALITARIANS, GLAAD (GAYS AND LESBIANS ALLIANCE AGAINST DISCRIMINATION)

!!!! Rabbi Pruzansky’s Blog A compilation of the Rabbi’s recent thoughts and ideas.. Freedom of Irreligion Posted on December 20, 2013 | 8 Comments http://rabbipruzansky.com/       Religion is on the defensive in American life these days. What began as a simple, … Continue reading

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SUICIDE MAY SOLVE ONE PROBLEM, BUT IT CREATES ANOTHER WE HAVE NO RIGHT TO CREATE

!!!! Law gets us there, but love gets us there more quickly by Dr. Edward Peters I heard about the deer-hunter in Indiana—by all accounts a fine guy, recently married and baby on the way—who, having fallen from a tree and … Continue reading

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