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  • KOSI 101.5 Spinning Christmas music Hoping to Change Pandemic Tune

    03/27/2020 8:31:54 AM PDT · by luv2ski · 10 replies
    The Sentinel ^ | March 26, 2020 | Grant Stringer
    AURORA | Santa’s elves self-quarantined themselves long ago, and Christmas is many months away, but that doesn’t mean the St. Nick has abandoned the Denver metro in our time of need. Radio station KOSI 101.1 is throwing it back to Dec. 25 when DJs will start spinning Christmas music Friday morning – despite it being spring. From 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, Christmas tunes ŕ la Crosby, Sinatra and the silky sounds of Michael Bublé will fill KOSI 101.1 airwaves. Hosts say that’s an effort to chill people out. “We’ve had a lot of listeners contact us saying they...
  • Hallmark is bringing back its Christmas movie marathon to help your self-quarantine

    03/19/2020 8:17:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | March 19, 2020 | Lisa Respers France, CNN
    (CNN)It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- again. To help ease your cabin fever, Hallmark Channel is bringing back its marathon of Christmas movies this weekend. That's right: You can relive both the holiday spirit and the seeming addiction to these types of gooey story lines (a few of which seem to star Candace Cameron Bure) as you stay at home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
  • ‘Sign of hope and happiness’: People putting their Christmas lights back up to help deal with virus outbreak

    03/19/2020 1:23:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    FOX 8 ^ | March 8, 2020 | Darcie Loreno
    Christmas is more than two months past, but social media users are digging their lights and decorations back out (or plugging them back in) as a sign of hope during the coronavirus outbreak. As people across the country are working from home or are under quarantine or lock-down, many have taken to Twitter to share photos of their Christmas lights and to ask others to jump on the bandwagon. One user wrote: “Christmas lights give me hope and joy. Every year, I look forward to seeing them put up. As a sign of hope and happiness, we’ve put some up....
  • Hallmark Channel to air Christmas movie marathon as more people self-quarantine

    03/19/2020 5:42:19 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 48 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | March 19, 2020 | WJW
    (WJW) – As many folks remain at home to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Hallmark Channel is stepping up to help provide some cheerful entertainment. According to Entertainment Tonight, a special Christmas movie marathon is scheduled for this weekend to help ease the nation’s social isolation. It starts on Friday, March 20 at 12 p.m. and ends on Sunday, March 22 at 6 p.m. Hallmark will air 27 original “Countdown to Christmas” holiday movies, including “A Christmas Detour” with Candace Cameron Bure and “Christmas in Rome” starring Lacey Chabert. Hallmark’s “In the Key of Love” debut will still...
  • 14-Year-Old Who Vanished on His Way to School Found Dead in a Chimney, Police Believe (Ohio)

    01/14/2020 10:51:47 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 73 replies
    NTD News ^ | January 14, 2020 | Staff
    Almost a month after Harley Dilly disappeared on his way to school, police believe the Port Clinton, Ohio, boy’s body has been found in a chimney. “This is not the outcome anyone wanted, but … we have some closure for the family,” Port Clinton Police Chief Robert Hickman said Tuesday. Harley, 14, was last seen on Dec. 20 in Port Clinton as he left for school between 6 and 7 a.m., police said. At least 75 law enforcement agencies have scoured more than 150 acres with helicopters, trained dogs and search-and-rescue teams, Port Clinton police said. During another sweep of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-12-20, FEAST, The Baptism of the Lord

    01/11/2020 9:37:41 PM PST · by Salvation · 15 replies ^ | 01-12-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 12 2020 The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Reading 1 Is 42:1-4, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations, not crying out, not shouting, not making his voice heard in the street. a bruised reed he shall not break, and a smoldering wick he shall not quench, until he establishes justice on the earth; the coastlands will wait for his teaching.I, the LORD, have called you for the...
  • Family Finds Owl in Christmas Tree, Updates Followers on Ensuing 'OwlGate'

    01/11/2020 7:05:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | Janine Puhak
    One Georgia family got more than they bargained for when they took home a Christmas tree and found a real-life owl hiding in its branches. Last week, Billy and Katie McBride Newman’s young daughter India started crying when one of their holiday trees ornaments “scared” her, Fox 4 reports. Coincidentally, the Newnan family’s fir was filled with about a dozen owl ornaments, as Katie is a fan of the bird. Shockingly, however, the woman’s 10-year-old was not spooked by one of the decorations, but instead a real-life owl.
  • Epidemic of ‘Nightmarish’ Crib Vandalism Hits Italy

    01/11/2020 3:06:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 11, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    Epidemic of ‘Nightmarish’ Crib Vandalism Hits Italy Unprecedented destruction of nativity scenes shocks locals ROME ( - Hundreds of Christmas cribs have been smashed, burned and vandalized across Italy in a binge of violence unparalleled in recent memory.  Statues of the Baby Jesus and the Holy Family have been beheaded, stolen or hanged — in one shocking incident even impaled on an iron pole in a public square.  Baby Jesus vandalized in Piazza Santa Giustina, Affori In the town of Ivrea, near Turin, firefighters were called to extinguish a blaze in the church of San Maurizio on Jan. 4 after a 46-year-old woman with a history of arson set fire to a crib near...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-11-20

    01/10/2020 10:15:54 PM PST · by Salvation · 26 replies ^ | 01-11-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 11 2020 Saturday after Epiphany Reading 1 1 Jn 5:14-21 Beloved: We have this confidence in him that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in regard to whatever we ask, we know that what we have asked him for is ours. If anyone sees his brother sinning, if the sin is not deadly, he should pray to God and he will give him life. This is only for those whose sin is not deadly. There is such a thing as deadly sin, about which I...
  • The Whiteboys are back for Christmas

    01/10/2020 5:52:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    IOMToday ^ | December | Mike Wade
    In times past, the sight of cavorting knights fighting to the death would have been a familiar sight in the streets around the island over Christmas. Once a firm fixture of the island’s festive and folkloric calendar, this year a group of Manx cultural enthusiasts are planning to bring the traditional Whiteboys plays back, and will perform the play on a number of occasions throughout this coming Saturday (December 14). The plays themselves would always feature a central figure, who would be identified as a doctor, and he would narrate and oversee the performance, which would be based around a...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-10-20

    01/09/2020 10:50:59 PM PST · by Salvation · 28 replies ^ | 01-10-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 10 2020 Friday after Epiphany Reading 1 1 Jn 5:5-13 Beloved: Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?This is the one who came through water and Blood, Jesus Christ, not by water alone, but by water and Blood. The Spirit is the one who testifies, and the Spirit is truth. So there are three who testify, the Spirit, the water, and the Blood, and the three are of one accord. If we accept human testimony, the testimony of God is surely greater. Now the testimony...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-09-20

    01/08/2020 10:15:16 PM PST · by Salvation · 28 replies ^ | 01-09-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 9 2020 Thursday after Epiphany Reading 1 1 JN 4:19–5:4 Beloved, we love God because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” but hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love a brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. This is the commandment we have from him: Whoever loves God must also love his brother. Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten by God, and everyone who loves the Father loves also the one begotten by him. In this way we know...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-08-20

    01/07/2020 10:24:19 PM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies ^ | 01-08-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 8 2020 Wednesday after Epiphany Reading 1 1 JN 4:11-18 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another. No one has ever seen God. Yet, if we love one another, God remains in us, and his love is brought to perfection in us.This is how we know that we remain in him and he in us, that he has given us of his Spirit. Moreover, we have seen and testify that the Father sent his Son as savior of the world. Whoever acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God remains in him...
  • Orthodox Christmas

    01/07/2020 3:25:38 PM PST · by NRx · 7 replies
    Vanity | 12-25/01-07 | NRx
    Christ is born! Glorify him! Christos Gennatai! Doxasate! Christos razhdayetsya! Slavite yoho! Christus natus est! Glorificate Eum!
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-07-20, OM, St. Raymond of Penyafort, Priest

    01/06/2020 11:16:42 PM PST · by Salvation · 30 replies ^ | 01-07-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 7 2020 Tuesday after Epiphany Reading 1 1 JN 4:7-10 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love. In this way the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his only-begotten Son into the world so that we might have life through him. In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as expiation for our sins. Responsorial Psalm PS 72:1-2,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-06-20, OM, St. Andre Bessette

    01/05/2020 8:28:29 PM PST · by Salvation · 25 replies
    USCCB/org/RNAB ^ | 01-06-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 6 2020 Monday After Epiphany Reading 1 1 JN 3:22–4:6 Beloved: We receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him. And his commandment is this: we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another just as he commanded us. Those who keep his commandments remain in him, and he in them, and the way we know that he remains in us is from the Spirit whom he gave us. Beloved, do not trust every spirit but test the spirits to see whether they belong...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-05-20, SOL, The Epiphany of the Lord

    01/04/2020 8:58:42 PM PST · by Salvation · 43 replies
    USCCB,org./RNAB ^ | 01-05-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 5 2020 The Epiphany of the Lord Reading 1 1 is 60:1-6 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and over you appears his glory. Nations shall walk by your light, and kings by your shining radiance. Raise your eyes and look about; they all gather and come to you: your sons come from afar, and your daughters in the arms of their nurses.Then you shall be radiant at what you...
  • "Increasing in Wisdom" (Sermon for the Second Sunday after Christmas, on Luke 2:40-52)

    01/04/2020 5:19:50 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies ^ | January 5, 2020 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Increasing in Wisdom” (Luke 2:40-52) When Jesus was an infant, he was presented in the temple at 40 days old. From that point on, we know nothing of the life of Jesus, until he began his public ministry at the age of 30--except for two incidents: One is the visit of the wise men and the flight to Egypt, when Jesus was less than two. The only other incident we have from Jesus’ childhood is when he was twelve. It’s the Gospel reading you just heard, the story usually called “The Boy Jesus in the Temple.” It’s the story of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-04-20 M, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious

    01/04/2020 2:12:50 PM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies ^ | 01-04-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 4 2020 Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious Reading 1 1 Jn 3:7-10 Children, let no one deceive you. The person who acts in righteousness is righteous, just as he is righteous. Whoever sins belongs to the Devil, because the Devil has sinned from the beginning. Indeed, the Son of God was revealed to destroy the works of the Devil. No one who is begotten by God commits sin, because God’s seed remains in him; he cannot sin because he is begotten by God. In this way, the children of God and the children of the Devil...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-03-20, OM, The Most Holy Name of Jesus

    01/02/2020 9:12:00 PM PST · by Salvation · 26 replies ^ | 01-03-20 | Revised New American Bible
    January 3 2020 Christmas Weekday Reading 1 1 JN 2:29–3:6 If you consider that God is righteous, you also know that everyone who acts in righteousness is begotten by him. See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see...