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Did You Hear About Vladimir Putin and the Virgin Mary?

Vladimir Putin and Mary

This is an old article (from 2011) that I don’t think I’ve ever blogged about but that I like to share with people from time to time. LifeSiteNews: Vladimir Putin receives Virgin Mary ‘fertility’ relic as Russia fights abortion, population decline. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was personally present at a St. Petersburg airport on […]

Happy Mother’s Day, Michelle Knight


It is being reported by her brother that Michelle Knight wishes to be reunited with the son who was taken from her by authorities before she was abducted by Ariel Castro. Her son was conceived as a result of a gang rape that occurred before she was abducted. Ariel Castro is being charged with killing […]

Army Training Slideshow Includes Catholics, Evangelicals, Some Jews as ‘Religious Extremism’


The Catholic Military Archdiocese issued a press release on Thursday. The Archdiocese for the Military Services and Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty recently became aware of a U.S. Army Reserve Equal Opportunity training brief that expressly listed “Catholicism,” “Evangelical Christianity” and other religious groups as examples of “religious extremism” alongside groups such as “Al Qaeda”, […]

Graas Family Christmas

Sorry, there are no photos to share of the Graas Family Christmas, but I have quite a tale to tell. On Christmas Eve afternoon, we were brought a Christmas meal through the Church, from Cracker Barrel! What a blessing! We spent our Christmas morning at Mass, where my daughter Bethany, age 12, was blessed to […]