Monthly Archives: January 2014

Feast of St. Francis de Sales


Happy Feast of St. Francis de Sales! With St. Francis de Sales being one of the co-patrons of the Institute and patron of the St. Louis apostolate – St. Francis de Sales Oratory, I tend to hear about this meek … Continue reading

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The Art of Conversation: The Science and Philosophy of Being Entertaining


Originally posted on The Stig's Fat Cousin:
More people converse through the black magic of technology these days than ever before. The ease and instant gratification of online chitchat has resulted in the deterioration in most people of what…

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What are You Doing to Defend the Innocent?


  “This is our first task – caring for our children.  If we don’t get that right, we don’t get anything right… Can we honestly say that we are doing enough to keep our children, all of them, safe from … Continue reading

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Get Married Young Man, Part 3: 5 Ways to Prepare Yourself


Originally posted on The Catholic Gentleman:
Marriage is wonderful, but it brings with it a lot of responsibilities and duties. Scripture and the teaching of the Church are quite clear— the husband is the head of the home, and he…

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A New Bishop


http://www.sconews.co.uk/latest-edition/33591/new-bishop-for-dunkeld/ http://www.sconews.co.uk/feature/34044/a-new-dawn-for-dunkeld/ Dundee finally has a Bishop!  Te Deum! Bishop Robson was installed just on Thursday, but I was able to attend his first Mass in the Cathedral last Sunday.  It was quite nice!

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Now It’s Winter!!


Remember when I was so excited to have a glimpse of winter with “sub-zero” temperatures over in Scotland? Well dearest UK readers – if you think 0 degrees Celsius is bad, check out 0 degrees Fahrenheit (that’s about -18 degrees C … Continue reading

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The Luckiest Catholics in the World


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! I hope y’all are having a joyous Christmas season! Thanks to my sisters and a friend, I’m equipped with a brand new mug to drink all the tea and eat all the biscuits … Continue reading

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