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Franciscan Crown: Resurrection of Jesus

We move from the Joyful Mysteries to the Glorious ones. Jesus has risen from the grave and appears to Mary of Magdala, Mary the mother of James, and Salome, perhaps another Mary as well, then to the Apostles.  147 more words


Pope John Paul II's Commentary on Psalm 90


Wednesday, 26 March 2003

Psalm 89
Teach us to number our days aright

1. The verses that have just echoed in our ears and in our hearts are a sapiential meditation which, however, has the tone of a supplication. 833 more words


5 Reasons Why You Can't be a Feminist and Pro-Contraception

Feminism.  It’s a buzzword that I first really delved into last semester while taking a course on gender and communication.  The issue that bothered me towards the end of the semester was that modern feminism is often associated with fight for the pro-choice movement, access to ‘safe and healthy’ abortions and access to contraception.   1,298 more words

Vultum Dei quaerere: SS Precedent? Natural Family Planning anecdote.

Pope Francis has issued a new Apostolic Constitution, Vultum Dei quaerere, establishing the foundation of a change in the law for the monasteries of cloistered nuns. 546 more words

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Musings Of An Unapologetic Iconoclast

The Idols

I grew up kissing mainly perfumed rocks (and sometimes mahogany wood) chiseled into the likeness of men and women. Really. I grew up thinking it was a holy thing to do and every time I knelt and prayed to the statue, I thought I was doing God’s will and that it pleased the Father in Heaven. 1,597 more words


2016 TBCA all-state baseball teams

Here’s a look at the 2016 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball teams:

Class A

IF Alex Brewer (Forrest); IF/P Even Russell (Scotts Hill); IF Seth Price (Watertown); OF/P Scott Lentz (Columbia Academy); IF Bryce Giles (Summertown); OF Justin Shaw (Knoxville Grace); IF Kyle Davidson (Community); IF/P Bobby Parliament (Gordonsville); IF/P Luke Murphy (East Robertson); UTIL/P Ryan Weathers (Loretto); IF Jacob Laws (Loretto); OF Xavier Fuller (Middle College); OF Brandon Kelley (Eagleville); P/IF Junior Kimmel; RHP Ryan Yelensky (Forrest); RHP Ryan Yelensky (Forrest); RHP Carter Holt (Jackson Christian); RHP Kendrick Malone (Peabody); IF/P Graham Duke (Cornersville); RHP/IF Miles Humphrey (Jackson Christian). 305 more words


Pope signs up for World Youth Day using iPad

Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis on Sunday became the first person registered for next year’s World Youth Day festivities, using an iPad to sign up while addressing thousands of pilgrims and tourists in Saint Peter’s Square. 200 more words