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Is This a Miraculous Image of the Divine Mercy?

2015-01-16T12:44:43-04:00January 16th, 2015|Categories: Patheos|Tags: , , |

This article reports a miraculous image of the Divine Mercy in the Northern Lights. Is this really what it is or we seeing things? This phenomenon is called pareidolia. Go here to check it out. It is the ability to "see things" or hear things that aren't really there. Typical examples are seeing things in cloud [...]

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Atheism: Don’t Even Think About It!

2014-10-09T07:41:37-04:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: Contemporary Culture|Tags: , , , |

An atheist not only does not believe in God, he doesn't believe in angels or demons. He doesn't believe in heaven or hell. He doesn't believe in the reality of the spiritual realm at all. He can't. An atheist must also be a materialist. This is where  Chesterton's observation in Orthodoxy ring home: Spiritual doctrines do [...]

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The Day I Met St Therese

2014-10-01T04:54:46-04:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: Saints and Supernatural|Tags: , , |

I was an Anglican priest the summer I met St Therese of Lisieux. I was living in England and had three months free between jobs, so I decided to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. I was going to hitch hike and stay in monasteries and religious houses on the way. The first leg of my journey [...]

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Could St Joseph of Cupertino Really Fly?

2014-09-18T07:06:25-04:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: Saints and Supernatural|Tags: , , , |

St Joseph of Cupertino - Patron Saint of Pilots and Aviators Today is the feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino. To learn about his life go here. Joseph was born into a poor family in Cupertino, Italy in 1603. His father was a poor carpenter who died before he was born, and his [...]

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Duane Mandible on Neo Catholics

2014-05-31T09:54:18-04:00May 31st, 2014|Categories: Duane Mandible, Patheos|Tags: , , , |

Guest blogger, Duane Mandible is a contributing editor to The Truth Hurts, a bi-monthly journal of politics, economics and opinion. He also contributes regularly to Freedom Monthly; Illuminations and The Sojourner. Duane is the author of Guns and Knives will Save Your Children’s Lives. He is Vice President of the Sacred Society of St Philibustre, and enjoys hunting rattlesnakes, square dancing and [...]

Do Catholics Believe in Ghosts?

2013-10-31T05:22:04-04:00October 31st, 2013|Categories: Theology|Tags: , , , , |

from Guest blogger Paul Thigpen. Paul Thigpen PhD. is an editor at TAN books and the author of hundreds of article and dozens of books on the Catholic faith. His book of prophetic prophecy--The Burden-- is a powerful pointer to the perilous times we live in with a passionate call to repentance. Learn more about The Burden here. GHOSTS [...]

Norman Anderson on Church Donuts

2013-10-03T19:25:32-04:00October 3rd, 2013|Categories: Norman Anderson|Tags: , , |

Guest blogger Norman Anderson is married to Marjorie and is a Catholic father of high schoolers Kevin, Marybelle and Hazel. He works as a claims adjuster at Skinner’s Insurance Incorporated. He attends St Martha’s Catholic Church in Adam’s Falls, North Carolina. Norman is a suburban hermit. Marjorie has joined a group at St Martha's which is [...]

Duane Mandible on the Jewish Question

2013-07-24T20:22:47-04:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: Duane Mandible|Tags: , , |

Guest blogger, Duane Mandible is a contributing editor to The Truth Hurts, a bi-monthly journal of politics, economics and opinion. He also contributes regularly to Freedom Monthly; Illuminations and The Sojourner. Duane is the author of Guns and Knives will Save Your Children’s Lives. He is Vice President of the Sacred Society of St Philibustre, and enjoys hunting rattlesnakes, square dancing and [...]

Mantilla the Hon on Pope Francis

2013-07-15T20:36:51-04:00July 15th, 2013|Categories: Mantilla the Hon|Tags: , , , , |

Guest blogger Mantilla Amontillado is the founder of Veritas Vestments. She holds a degree in Ecclesiastical Haberdashery from Salamanca University. She has done the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella three times on horseback and is engaged to the famous matador, Senor Augusto Torquemada. OK Hon, everybody been asking me what I think of the new Pope. [...]

Mantilla on Wimmin Priests’ Vestments

2013-04-29T18:45:35-04:00April 29th, 2013|Categories: Mantilla the Hon|Tags: , , , , |

Guest blogger Mantilla Amontillado is the founder of Veritas Vestments. She holds a degree in Ecclesiastical Haberdashery from Salamanca University. She has done the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella three times on horseback and is engaged to the famous matador, Senor Augusto Torquemada. Listen hon, you never going to believe this, but my friends in USA [...]

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