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Vigilance in the Time of Waiting

From an instruction by Saint Columban, abbot:

Light everlasting in the temple of the eternal high priest

How blessed, how fortunate, are those servants whom the Lord will find watchful when he comes.

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Abigail is my second cousin eight times removed; we are related through John and Lia (BLOTT) GREENE.  The name GOODRICH and GOODRIDGE are used interchangeably in records, I’m going to stick to GOODRIDGE for the purpose of this narrative since it is the name that became common use in the mid 1800’s.  940 more words

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Elizabeth ABBOT

Elizabeth is my first cousin nine times removed; we are related through John GREENE and Lia BLOTT, my ninth great grandparents.  Elizabeth inherited “portion of corn or grist mill at Quamphegon with profits, one iron pott, half of the swine (except one sow) also my table with a new draw to it and two chairs, the new end of the dwelling house at Quamphegon” from her father Thomas on 20 April 1713 in Berwick, York, Maine. 742 more words

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Celtic saints of the day 18th January 2016


St. Dicuil, Abbot
(Deel, Deicuil, Desle, Dichul, Deicolus)

St. Dicuil of Lure

Born in Leinster, Ireland, c. 530; died in Lure, France, c. 625. Deicolus, the elder brother of… 516 more words

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Devotions of St. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury - Free Catholic Audiobook

St. Anselm’s prayers and meditations are to be read slowly, during times of peace. These devotions are intended to stir up within the reader the feelings of love and fear of God. 195 more words


Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 9th, 2016: St. Adrian, Abbot

Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 9th, 2016

St. Adrian, Abbot

Born in Africa, Adrian became abbot of the monastery at Nerida, near Naples. He declined an appointment as archbishop of Canterbury, but accompanied St. 50 more words

#NSA loses bulk #metadata as Asio gains it? -rolls eyes-

We Aussies used to joke that being behind the rest of the world was a good thing because it allowed us to avoid the mistakes made by other countries. 324 more words

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