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For a first “real” post, I’ll start with something I’ve run across in a particular way just in the past couple days.  I’ve been visiting a LOT of parish websites as I try to find contact info to be able to submit bulletin announcements to promote the Catholic young adult group I lead. 308 more words



So it begins…If this platform serves merely as a place to develop and catalog my thoughts in a digital format, that’s fine, but if you’re reading this (thank you) I hope you can get something from it as well.   124 more words


Happy 2015!

Happy New Year, all! And happy Octave Day of the Nativity!

Many blessings to you and yours for 2015. Anyone make resolutions?

I didn’t exactly, but at Mass this morning, I started thinking yet again about the sermon our PV gave this past Sunday on martyrdom. 142 more words

McTeigue: Rejoice because "You are worth my Son"

Well, we have a problem. In our liturgical calendar, this Sunday is known as “Gaudete Sunday”, which may be very loosely translated as “Rejoicing Sunday.” In my copy of the Roman Catholic Daily Missal, I read that, “On this day the Church urges us to gladness in the middle of this time of expectation and penance.” 1,646 more words

Ave Maria Chronicles

Spain's Repsol Gets Talisman for a Bargain Price

Madrid-based oil company Repsol announced Tuesday morning that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Calgary-based Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE: TLM) in an all-cash deal for $8 a share, or $8.3 billion. 345 more words

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Everything old is new again: a simple gift for readers on this Gaudete Sunday

The Mass is the source and summit of Christian life. It is both worship and a re-presentation of His gift to us of salvation. As a thank you to the readers of this blog, we are passing along a free treat that would make a great stocking stuffer. 54 more words

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