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  • YouTube - BGT - Golden Buzzer - Sydnie Christmas - “Tomorrow” all grown up version ! Wow !

    05/02/2024 5:02:00 AM PDT · by FRinCanada2 · 44 replies
    https://youtu.be/pjyy4tYZFDc
  • It's a Wonderful Life has a dark backstory that no-one really mentions...Plus Communism!

    01/24/2024 10:58:59 AM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    Digital Spy ^ | 19 DECEMBER 2022 | By Gabriella Geisinger
    It's that time of year again when you're likely thinking of settling down for a traditional rewatch of It's a Wonderful Life. (It's streaming via Channel 4 online this year). When we think of Christmas movies, the movie will inevitably come up alongside the likes of Miracle on 34th Street and A Christmas Carol. Most Christmas movies follow a similar enough pattern: something dire happens and only a Christmas miracle can save the day. In the case of It's a Wonderful Life, that miracle actually came many years after the film's initial debut. When the movie bowed in 1946, it...
  • Putin stages lavish dinner for dead soldiers' families on Orthodox Christmas Eve

    01/09/2024 5:42:57 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 37 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | January 7, 2024 | James Kilner
    Vladimir Putin staged a lavish Orthodox Christmas Eve dinner for children of soldiers killed in Ukraine as he attempted to present himself as a caring leader by ordering officials to do more for the country’s troops. (snip) The Russian leader vowed to back those “with arms in hands” as he hosted Saturday evening’s heavily choreographed event at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence on the outskirts of Moscow. It came as festivities were cancelled in the border region of Belgorod amid continued Ukrainian attacks that have left dozens dead over the past week. “Many of our men, our courageous, heroic men, the soldiers...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 8-January-2024

    01/08/2024 12:15:24 PM PST · by annalex · 11 replies
    Monday 8 January 2024 The Baptism of the Lord Feast St Mary’s Church, Portsmouth, PA(decorations for the Baptism of the Lord)Readings at MassThe readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Sunday 7 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Saturday 6 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. On this web page, find the list of dates. After the last date there is a heading which says “Calendar Used”. Click on the calendar...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 7-January-2024

    01/07/2024 9:55:39 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    Sunday 7 January 2024 The Epiphany of the Lord Solemnity Epiphany Roman Catholic Church, Normal IL Readings at MassThe readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Sunday 7 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Saturday 6 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. On this web page, find the list of dates. After the last date there is a heading which says “Calendar Used”. Click on the calendar name below this heading,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 6-January-2024

    01/06/2024 10:31:43 AM PST · by annalex · 8 replies
    Saturday 6 January 2024 6 January (before Epiphany) St. André Bessette Parish, Vaughan, ON Readings at MassThe readings shown here are for places where the Epiphany is celebrated on Sunday 7 January.If you are celebrating the Epiphany on Saturday 6 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. On this web page, find the list of dates. After the last date there is a heading which says “Calendar Used”. Click on the calendar name below this heading, and choose...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 5-January-2024

    01/05/2024 8:05:45 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    Friday 5 January 2024 Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop St. John Neumann Church in Bryn Mawr, PAReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst 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 his brother’s throat;cut his brother’s throat simply for this reason,that his own life was evil and his brother lived a good life.You must not be...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 4-January-2024

    01/04/2024 7:53:17 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    Thursday 4 January 2024 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton on 4 January St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (Houston) Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst reading1 John 3:7-10 ©No-one sins who has been begotten by GodMy children, do not let anyone lead you astray:to live a holy lifeis to be holy just as he is holy;to lead a sinful life is to belong to the devil,since the devil was a sinner from the beginning.It was to undo all that the devil has donethat the Son of God...
  • A Christmas Muslim Genocide in Nigeria-4,500 Christians killed in 2023. 52,000 in over a decade.

    01/02/2024 6:31:48 AM PST · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 2, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    [Make sure to read Daniel Greenfield’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]Muslims celebrated Christmas in Nigeria by massacring around 100 Christians across a dozen communities. The Jihadis hacked Christians to death with machetes and burned down churches as part of a genocidal campaign that has killed 52,000 Christians in over a decade and forced millions to leave their home and become refugees in the African nation.In America, not a single person marched, rallied or protested over this actual genocide.The rampaging mobs crying that Hamas is suffering genocide remained silent. Black Lives Matter...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 3-January-2024

    01/03/2024 8:19:17 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    Wednesday 3 January 2024 Christmas Weekday Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish, Sainte Genevieve, MO Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First reading1 John 2:29-3:6 ©Everyone must try to be as pure as ChristYou know that God is righteous –then you must recognise that everyone whose life is righteoushas been begotten by him.Think of the love that the Father has lavished on us,by letting us be called God’s children;and that is what we are.Because the world refused to acknowledge him,therefore it does not acknowledge us.My dear people, we are already the children of Godbut what we are to be in the future...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 2-January-2024

    01/02/2024 7:43:16 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    Tuesday 2 January 2024 Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops, Doctors on 2 January St. Basil the Great Byzantine Catholic Church, Irving, Texas Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).Readings for the feriaReadings for the memorialThese are the readings for the feriaFirst reading1 John 2:22-28 ©The anointing he gave you teaches you everythingThe man who denies that Jesus is the Christ –he is the liar,he is Antichrist;and he is denying the Father as well as the Son,because no one who has the Father can deny the Son,and to acknowledge the Son is to have the Father as...
  • FBI gets scorched for its flaming 'Happy Holidays' greeting

    01/01/2024 1:54:24 PM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    WND News Center ^ | January 1, 2024 | Bob Unruh
    'Still investigating churchgoers?' ... The FBI of the days when it pursued and captured criminals and protected American citizens apparently is gone. In recent years it has been documented to have colluded with Democrats to make up stories about President Donald Trump to try to hurt him. It has interfered in an election by telling media corporations to suppress accurate, but damaging, information about Joe Biden. ... Then it suggested traditional Catholics were domestic terrorists. And threatened pro-life protesters trying to keep unborn babies from harm. And more ... So when it released an innocuous holiday greeting just days ago,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings xx-January-2024

    01/01/2024 9:35:08 AM PST · by annalex · 9 replies
    Monday 1 January 2024 Mary, the Holy Mother of God Solemnity Mary, Mother of God Parish, Scranton, PAReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First readingNumbers 6:22-27 ©They are to call down my name on the sons of Israel, and I will bless themThe Lord spoke to Moses and said, ‘Say this to Aaron and his sons: “This is how you are to bless the sons of Israel. You shall say to them: May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord let his face shine on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord uncover his...
  • Nigeria massacre sees over 100 Christians dead: ‘Killed for sport’

    01/01/2024 6:16:03 AM PST · by george76 · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec. 30, 2023, | Paul Tilsley,
    A never-ending massacre of Christians being “killed for sport” is happening in Nigeria, yet the world .. largely deaf to the matter. ... the deaths of more than 100 Christians – as the world remains virtually silent. ... The Christians were killed in a wide swath across an invisible line that separates the mostly muslim north and the predominately Christian south in the country’s Plateau State. .. Christians represent 46% of Nigeria’s population. “There was yet another Christmas massacre of Christians in Nigeria yesterday. The world is — silent. Just unbelievable,” tweeted leading evangelist the Rev. Johnnie Moore ... More...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 31-December-2023

    12/31/2023 10:08:54 AM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    Sunday 31 December 2023 The Holy Family Holy Family Catholic Church (Columbus, Ohio) Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First readingGenesis 15:1-6,21:1-3 ©Your heir shall be your own flesh and bloodThe word of the Lord was spoken to Abram in a vision, ‘Have no fear, Abram, I am your shield; your reward will be very great.’ ‘My Lord,’ Abram replied ‘what do you intend to give me? I go childless…’. Then Abram said, ‘See, you have given me no descendants; some man of my household will be my heir.’ And then this word of the Lord was spoken to...
  • Disney (World) Omits “Gay” Lyric From Holiday Song (Deck the Halls -“Don we now our gay apparel” became “Don we now our cozy sweaters”)

    12/30/2023 5:49:43 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 58 replies
    Inside the Magic ^ | December 7, 2023 | Jess Coloply
    Walt Disney World Resort omitted or replaced lyrics containing the words “gay” and “queer” at Disney Jollywood Nights, a hard-ticketed event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This special event celebrates the magic of the holidays in old Hollywood, bringing together Disney Characters, musical entertainment at the Hollywood Brown Derby and Tip Top Club at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, the Jingle Bell Jingle BAM! fireworks, exclusive dining options, and all-new stage shows. It runs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on select nights through December 20. The first Disney Jollywood Nights was a bit of a disaster, with long lines...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 30-December-2023

    12/30/2023 11:07:36 AM PST · by annalex · 9 replies
    Saturday 30 December 2023 6th day within the octave of Christmas The Roman Catholic church of St Mary and St Egwin in Evesham Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First reading1 John 2:12-17 ©Observance of the will of GodI am writing to you, my own children,whose sins have already been forgiven through his name;I am writing to you, fathers,who have come to know the onewho has existed since the beginning;I am writing to you, young men,who have already overcome the Evil One;I have written to you, children,because you already know the Father;I have written to you, fathers,because you have...
  • Video: 96-year-old 'Grandma Mary' sends thousands of holiday cards to U.S. troops around the globe

    12/29/2023 3:25:26 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    KSBW ^ | Dec 29, 2023
    She hand writes each card and in 2023 sent 8,000 cardsA 96-year-old Kansas woman who comes from a military family annually sends thousands of holiday cards to members of the military who can’t be home for the holidays. "I think only had 7,000 the first year. But then I had 8,000 last year and 8,000 again this year,” Mary Peterson of McPherson, Kansas, told KAKE. Mary has been sending the cards to troops since 2020. In that time, more than 23,000 cards have been delivered to U.S. Army Fort Riley in North Central Kansas and then sent around the world...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 29-December-2023

    12/29/2023 9:32:52 AM PST · by annalex · 12 replies
    Friday 29 December 2023 5th day within the octave of Christmas (optional commemoration of Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop, Martyr) Saint Thomas Becket Catholic Church, Veneta, OregonReadings at MassLiturgical Colour: White. Year: B(II).First reading1 John 2:3-11 ©Anyone who loves his brother is living in the lightWe can be sure that we know Godonly by keeping his commandments.Anyone who says, ‘I know him’,and does not keep his commandments,is a liar,refusing to admit the truth.But when anyone does obey what he has said,God’s love comes to perfection in him.We can be sure that we are in Godonly when the one who claims...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 28-December-2023

    12/28/2023 9:51:47 AM PST · by annalex · 11 replies
    Thursday 28 December 2023 The Holy Innocents, Martyrs Feast Church of St. Anthony the Hermit, Divaca, Slovenia Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Red. Year: B(II).First reading1 John 1:5-2:2 ©The blood of Jesus Christ purifies us all from sinThis is what we have heard from Jesus Christ,and the message that we are announcing to you:God is light; there is no darkness in him at all.If we say that we are in union with Godwhile we are living in darkness,we are lying because we are not living the truth.But if we live our lives in the light,as he is in the light,we...