God, Why ?  Why Wasn’t I Immaculately Conceived ?

I have a “God Why” question: God, why didn’t You have me, too, immaculately conceived, ? I think I would have done really well without Original Sin. Mary, So Why Not Me ? I am not saying I know better than

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Donald R. McClarey

Messianic Prophecies: Genesis 49: 8-11

  Continuing our Advent look at Messianic prophecies, a series which we began in Advent 2011 and continued in 2102, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, the earlier posts of the series may be read here, here, here ,here, here, here,

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Edmund Campion

In condemning us, you condemn all your own ancestors, all our ancient bishops and kings, all that was once the glory of England — the island of saints, and the most devoted child of the See of Peter. Saint Edmund

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Donald R. McClarey

Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and his name shall be called Emmanuel. Isaiah 7:14       Something for the weekend.  Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming. 

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Three Strikes

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     The Vatican has announced today that beginning next year, a new three-strikes excommunication policy will take effect. The new three-strike policy would automatically

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Donald R. McClarey

Requiescat In Pace: George H. W. Bush

  Former President George Bush has died at age 94.  I am deeply ambivalent about his role as a major player in our national life, and I think we are too close to his Presidency in time to have much

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