I just saw this. A few weeks ago the Antiochian Archdiocese received three new bishops (see here), one of whom is half Serbian. His Grace Bishop Anthony of Toledo and the Midwest was born in Michigan. His father is Lebanese and mother is Serbian. Interesting. You can read his bio here.
These testimonies of out of body experiences are very difficult to interpret and certainly we don’t base our faith on what one person saw (or thinks they saw) while they were clinically dead. Yet, there was a part of this clip that really got it. It begins at the 5:30 marker when he talks aboutContinue reading “Go to #^@*!”
H/T: The Telegraph (here) November 6, 2011 Catholic priests urged to liven up sermons Sermons delivered by Catholic priests are often painfully “grey and dull” and need to be livened up with the “scandal” contained within the Bible, the Vatican’s most senior cultural official said. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi said preaching in churches had become soContinue reading “Good sermon, Father”
H/T: UPI.com (here) Thaci sends ‘Easter’ wishes PRISTINA, Kosovo, Dec. 25 (UPI) — Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci accidentally wished the Catholic Church and Catholics in Kosovo “a happy Easter,” instead of a merry Christmas this year. “With special respect I wish happy Easter to all Catholic believers from the international community in Kosovo,” ThaciContinue reading “Happy Easter, I mean…”
H/T: Mode of Life, Blog of Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (here). For the gospel on the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers and those who refused to attend the Great Supper: Now these were the three worldly excuses as mentioned in the parable: The first person said: ‘I have bought a piece of ground, and IContinue reading “Excuses, excuses”