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Five Ferguson eyewitness stories you should read

Reports that radical left-wingers are descending on Ferguson to politicize the shooting of Mike Brown are very disturbing to me. It is also disturbing to me that conservatives are siding with the police officer Darren Wilson. Some are saying that this is the Trayvon Martin case all over again. The only similarity that I can […]

Archbishop Nona’s warning to the West about Islam

I have been keeping track of Archbishop Nona for some time via news through Aid To The Church in Need. He is a sober-minded man. The news he offers now is sobering itself. CNS News: “Our sufferings today are the prelude of those that you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near […]

Treasure in Heaven

In today’s readings, Jesus tells a rich man that in order to be perfect, he must sell what he has and give it to the poor. Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, […]

The song that must be sung by a woman

House of the Rising Sun is usually sung by men…but it must be sung by a woman. Just sayin’…. This is the correct melody. The lyrics are right except that it should say “my father was a gamblin’ man” instead of “my sweetheart.”   This is correct, except it says “your children” instead of “my […]

Grief: The Healing Pain

Last night, I lost a friend and a sister-in-law. Dayna Baker was my brother’s wife. Though they had divorced, we remained as close as we had ever been. It is a great and sudden loss. She was only 53 years old and perished in a motorcycle accident along with a man she was to be […]