Today marks the 750th anniversary of the death of St. Simon Stock to whom our Lady gave the Scapular with this promise: “Take this Scapular, it shall be a sign of salvation, a protection in danger and a pledge of peace. 320 more words
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Recently I tripped over a site dedicated to creating conversations around a multitude of topics. I happened to be searching on the word “happiness” and found myself on a page with a number of thoughtful responses to the question, “What habits do healthy couples have?” After reading responses from a number of members, I decided to cut and paste what I think is a typical response from a reader named Tim Grahl. 1,003 more words
I went to Joseph Bryson’s viewing today. So, did the rest of the planet.
It certainly feels that way as more than a thousand people filed into the Edward O’Malley (EOM) Athletic Association hall in South Philadelphia Wednesday evening and Thursday morning to pay respects to Philadelphia Shooters and Mummers Association Hall of Famer, Joseph “Pop” Bryson. 371 more words
16 July 2014 would go down in modern Manila urban history as the day when Typhoon Glenda wreaked havoc on the city with its powerful winds that ripped-off malls’ facades, caused glass doors and walls to break, tearing-off tarpaulin advertisements and uprooting ancient trees. 484 more words