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  • Fauci predicts return to ‘normal’ by Christmas

    02/19/2021 9:14:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 51 replies
    marketwatch ^ | 02/18/2021 | Mike Murphy
    Life should return to normal — more or less — by Christmas, Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Thursday. In an interview with MSNBC, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned that there were many variables at play and returning to some sort of normalcy “is not a mathematical formula…it’s a question of estimates.” But he agreed with President Joe Biden’s estimate that things will start getting back to normal “by the end of the year, by Christmas.”
  • Watch: Joe Biden Says U.S. May Return to Normal by ‘Next Christmas’

    02/17/2021 10:14:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/17/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    President Joe Biden, during Tuesday evening’s CNN town hall, provided a rough timeline on when he believes the United States may be able to return to a level of pre-pandemic normalcy, identifying “next Christmas” as a potential marker. “When do you think this pandemic is — I mean, when are we — when is it going to be done? When are we going to get back to normal?” CNN’s Anderson Cooper asked Biden, who explained that experts have warned him to refrain from making such predictions.
  • USO Christmas Show-Long Binh, Vietnam 1967

    01/14/2021 6:08:57 PM PST · by Shark24 · 22 replies
    You tube ^ | Dec 24, 1967 | You Tube
    Bob's Christmas Show-Long Binh, Vietnam 1967
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-09-2021, Saturday after Epiphany

    01/09/2021 2:15:08 AM PST · by Cronos · 9 replies
    Universalis ^ | 9 January 2021 | Universalis
    January 09 2021 Saturday after Epiphany St. Thomas Church, Thrissur, Kerala, India . First reading1 John 4:11-18 ©As long as we love one another God's love will be complete in usMy dear people,since God has loved us so much,we too should love one another.No one has ever seen God;but as long as we love one anotherGod will live in usand his love will be complete in us.We can know that we are living in himand he is living in usbecause he lets us share his Spirit.We ourselves saw and we testifythat the Father sent his Sonas saviour of the world.If...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-08-2021, Friday after Epiphany

    01/08/2021 2:50:59 AM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    Universalis ^ | 8 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 08 2021 Friday after Epiphany St. Joseph's Cathedral, Tehran, Iran . Lectionary 216Readings if at local parish, Epiphany celebrated on Sunday the 3rdFirst reading1 John 4:7-10 ©Let us love one another, since love comes from GodMy dear people,let us love one anothersince love comes from Godand everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God.Anyone who fails to love can never have known God,because God is love.God’s love for us was revealedwhen God sent into the world his only Sonso that we could have life through him;this is the love I mean:not our love for God,but God’s love...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-07-2021, Memorial of Saint Raymond of Peñafort, priest

    01/07/2021 12:32:29 AM PST · by Cronos · 12 replies
    Universalis ^ | 7 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 07 2021 Memorial of Saint Raymond of Peñafort, priest Tomb of Saint Raymond of Penafort, Cathedral of Barcelona, Spaint By Didier Descouens - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, link to picture The readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Wednesday 6 JanuaryLiturgical Colour: White.First reading1 John 3:22-4:6 ©The Son of God has come and given us the power to know the true GodWhatever we ask God,we shall receive,because we keep his commandmentsand live the kind of life that he wants.His commandments are these:that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christand that...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-06-2021, The Epiphany of the Lord

    01/06/2021 1:06:20 AM PST · by Cronos · 15 replies
    Universalis ^ | 6 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 06 2021 The Epiphany of the Lord Epiphany of the Lord Catholic, Katy, Texas . The readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Wednesday 6 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Sunday 3 January this year then the readings are at the bottomLiturgical Colour: White.These readings are for the Vigil Mass on the evening before the feastThese readings are for the day of the feast itselfThese readings are for the Vigil Mass on the evening before the feast:First readingIsaiah 60:1-6 ©Above you the glory of the Lord appearsArise, shine out, Jerusalem, for your...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-05-2021, Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop

    01/05/2021 3:12:59 AM PST · by Cronos · 16 replies
    Universalis ^ | 5 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 05 2021 Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop National shrine of Saint John Neumann, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA . Lectionary 213Readings at MassThe readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Wednesday 6 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Sunday 3 January this year, the readings are at the bottom after the text in maroonLiturgical Colour: White.First reading1 John 3:11-21 ©Our love is to be something real and activeThis is the messageas you heard it from the beginning:that we are to love one another;not to be like Cain, who belonged to the Evil Oneand cut...
  • Why Are Italians Worshipping An Ugly Witch?

    01/04/2021 3:36:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Forbes ^ | 1/3/2021 | Silvia Marchetti
    Italy is in red zone lockdown these last festivity days but Italians haven't forsaken a sacred ritual: the worshipping of an ugly old witch - aka the Befana. January 6 marks the Epifania (Epiphany) and it's big time celebration - only this year, it will be at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before going to bed Children hang bright socks above the fireplace, the Befana flies by during the night and the next morning kids either find black candy charcoal (if they've been naughty) or chocolates, sweets, pocket money and little gifts. For many Italians it's a more heartfelt,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-04-2021, Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious

    01/03/2021 8:36:28 PM PST · by Cronos · 13 replies
    Universalis ^ | 4 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 04 2021 Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious National shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Emmitsburg, Maryland . The readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Wednesday 6 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Sunday 3 January this year then these are not the right readings. To see the right readings, you need to set this web site to use your own local calendar. Lectionary 212Reading I1 John 3:7-10 No-one sins who has been begotten by God My children, do not let anyone lead you astray:to live a holy lifeis to be...
  • Episcopalians Celebrate Gender-Inclusive, Quran Christmas

    01/03/2021 2:25:10 PM PST · by lightman · 27 replies
    The Insitute for Religion & Democrary ^ | 1 January A.D. 2021 | Jeffrey Walton
    Among the holiest days in the Christian calendar, Christmas celebrates the nativity of Jesus Christ as the unique Son of God. But that didn’t stop one of the most prominent revisionist parishes in the Episcopal Church from re-styling it with Islamic reading and a liturgy that aimed as much as possible to employ gender-inclusive language. All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California routinely modifies language from both the Book of Common Prayer and the biblical text in order to better accommodate revisionist ideology. The liturgical innovations point to a trajectory rocketing past redefinition of sexual ethics and on to the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-03-2021, The Epiphany of the Lord

    01/03/2021 6:06:01 AM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    USCCB/RNAB ^ | 3 January 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 03 2021 The Epiphany of the Lord Epiphany Catholic Church, Chicago, USA Lectionary 20Reading IIs 60:1-6Rise 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 Home in God's House, Growing in Wisdom" (Sermon for the Second Sunday after Christmas, on Luke 2:40-52)

    01/02/2021 10:04:28 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies ^ | January 3, 2021 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “At Home in God’s House, Growing in Wisdom” (Luke 2:40-52) We just sang: “Within the Father’s house the Son has found his home.” Even at twelve years old, Jesus was at home in God’s house. And earlier in this service, we sang: “For He is our childhood’s pattern, day by day like us He grew.” Jesus is our childhood’s pattern, but he is also our adulthood’s pattern, as well! Listen to these verses from today’s Gospel. At the start of the reading, Luke 2, verse 40: Jesus “grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was...
  • San Francisco [Episcopal] Cathedral Adds Muslim Prayers to Christmas Celebration

    01/02/2021 5:06:06 PM PST · by marshmallow · 25 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | 1/1/21 | David Virtue
    All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena, holds Eucharist with Muslim reader denying the divinity of Christ. Orthodox theologian says it is a theological, literary and spiritual mistake to have done thisA Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve at Grace Cathedral, the iconic Episcopal cathedral in San Francisco held a Christmas service, which featured traditional Christian carols. It also featured a Muslim reading. It can be viewed here at 51:10-ish mark of this video: cathedral is the seat of The Rt. Rev. Dr. Marc Handley Andrus, Episcopal Bishop of California. There was also a Muslim reading rejecting the divinity of Christ during...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-02-2021

    01/02/2021 9:17:50 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    January 2 2021 Memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church Iglesia de Santa María Magdalena – Mondéjar, Spain Reading I1 Jn 2:22-28Beloved: Who is the liar? Whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ. Whoever denies the Father and the Son, this is the antichrist. Anyone who denies the Son does not have the Father, but whoever confesses the Son has the Father as well.Let what you heard from the beginning remain in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, then you will remain in the Son and in...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-01-2021, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

    12/31/2020 10:17:53 PM PST · by Cronos · 11 replies
    USCCB/RNAB ^ | 1st of January in the year of our Lord 2021 | USCCB/RNAB
    January 01 2021 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Kościół Matki Bożej Krółowej Aniołów (Church of Mary queen of angels), Warsaw, Poland . Lectionary 18Reading 1NM 6:22-27The LORD said to Moses: “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to them: The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you kindly and give you peace! So shall they invoke my name upon the Israelites, and I will bless them.”Responsorial PsalmPs 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8R/...
  • So how was the Nashville bomber’s “mystery woman” involved in all of this?

    12/31/2020 1:36:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Hot ^ | December 31, 2020 | JAZZ SHAW
    While most of us prepare to welcome in the New Year, the FBI and local law enforcement agents in Nashville, Tennessee are still trying to piece together the story of Anthony Warner and how he wound up blowing himself up, along with most of a city block, on Christmas morning. One of the potentially key individuals who has been mentioned repeatedly in the early days of the investigation is a “mystery woman” from California to whom Warner transferred the deeds for two properties in the past couple of years. Her name is Michelle Swing and she’s an executive in the...
  • Kwanzaa Is A Fake Holiday Invented By A Criminal Marxist

    12/31/2020 8:58:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 31, 2020 | Evita Duffy
    Kwanzaa has nothing to do with Africa and everything to do with California in the 1960s.Spanning from Dec. 26 to the first of January is Kwanzaa, the invented African American holiday celebrated solely by white liberals and clueless public school teachers. Overblown by leftist claiming the holiday has immense cultural significance, a survey by the National Retail Foundation discovered only 1.6 percent of Americans celebrate Kwanzaa. The “holiday” was created in 1966 by Ron Karenga, who renamed himself Maulana. Karenga, the founder of the United Slaves, a violent rival organization to the Black Panthers, created the holiday for black Americans...
  • I Don’t Make the Rules, Hallmark Does

    12/31/2020 5:38:45 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 33 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-31-20 | MOTUS
    Hello, my name is MOTUS and I’m addicted to Hallmark Christmas movies – don’t judge, especially if your idea of a Christmas movie is Die Hard.In fact, I’m watching one – A Boyfriend For Christmas - as I write this. It is one of the first of 5 Christmas themed movies that Hallmark made way back in 2004. There are now 136 Christmas movies if Wiki is to be believed, although I’m not sure if that includes the whopping 40 new ones they cranked out in 2020 despite the cooties. So I think we can all agree then when I...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 12-31-2020, The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas

    12/30/2020 11:42:32 PM PST · by Cronos · 9 replies
    USCCB/RNAB ^ | 31 December 2020 | USCCB/RNAB
    December 31 2020 The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas St. Francis Xavier Church, Cincinnati . Lectionary204Reading 1 1 JN 2:18-21 Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that the antichrist was coming,so now many antichrists have appeared. Thus we know this is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not really of our number;if they had been, they would have remained with us. Their desertion shows that none of them was of our number. But you have the anointing that comes from the Holy One,and you all have knowledge. I...