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  • Why Is Drew Brees Wearing The Name Of An Alleged Rapist On His Helmet?

    09/02/2020 11:02:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 2, 2020 | Georgi Boorman
    Roy Moore was dragged through the mud as evil scum for accusations similar to those Jacob Blake’s girlfriend made to police, but Blake is being sainted. ast Friday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his team broke with the pack to hold practice as nine other NFL teams canceled theirs in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. They put Blake’s name in big black letters across the front of their helmets in what Sporstcasting.com writer Stephen Sheehan called “a powerful visual signal.”New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained after practice that, “The idea of putting his...
  • Mike Ditka dont care, he tells Anthem-hating Athletes to GET OUT

    07/26/2020 9:54:42 AM PDT · by Drastic · 55 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 7-26-2020 | Frank Bojazi
    Former NFL coach Mike Ditka had a lot to say about the NFL players who plan to take a knee during the national anthem. He simply doesnt care for it and he suggests anyone whos taking a knee for the national anthem may as well get out of the country. But dont listen to me. Take it from the man himself as quoted by TMZ: If you cant respect our national anthem, get the hell out of the country. Thats the way I feel. Of course, Im old fashioned, so Im only going to say what I feel. You dont...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-18-20, OM, St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest

    07/18/2020 12:18:55 AM PDT · by Salvation · 27 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-18-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 18 2020 Saturday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Mi 2:1-5 Woe to those who plan iniquity, and work out evil on their couches; In the morning light they accomplish it when it lies within their power. They covet fields, and seize them; houses, and they take them; They cheat an owner of his house, a man of his inheritance. Therefore thus says the LORD: Behold, I am planning against this race an evil from which you shall not withdraw your necks; Nor shall you walk with head high, for it will be a time...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 04-15-20, M, St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

    07/14/2020 9:31:40 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-15-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 15 2020 Memorial of Saint Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Is 10:5-7, 13b-16 Thus says the LORD: Woe to Assyria! My rod in anger, my staff in wrath. Against an impious nation I send him, and against a people under my wrath I order him To seize plunder, carry off loot, and tread them down like the mud of the streets. But this is not what he intends, nor does he have this in mind; Rather, it is in his heart to destroy, to make an end of nations not a few.For he says:...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-14-20, M, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin

    07/13/2020 9:57:40 PM PDT · by Salvation · 29 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-14-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 14 2020 Memorial of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin Reading 1 Is 7:1-9 In the days of Ahaz, king of Judah, son of Jotham, son of Uzziah, Rezin, king of Aram, and Pekah, king of Israel, son of Remaliah, went up to attack Jerusalem, but they were not able to conquer it. When word came to the house of David that Aram was encamped in Ephraim, the heart of the king and the heart of the people trembled, as the trees of the forest tremble in the wind.Then the LORD said to Isaiah: Go out to meet Ahaz, you...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-13-20, OM, St. Henry

    07/12/2020 10:05:43 PM PDT · by Salvation · 28 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-13-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 13 2020 Monday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Is 1:10-17 Hear the word of the LORD, princes of Sodom! Listen to the instruction of our God, people of Gomorrah! What care I for the number of your sacrifices? says the LORD. I have had enough of whole-burnt rams and fat of fatlings; In the blood of calves, lambs and goats I find no pleasure.When you come in to visit me, who asks these things of you? Trample my courts no more! Bring no more worthless offerings; your incense is loathsome to me. New moon...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-11-20, M, St. Benedict, Abbot

    07/10/2020 10:18:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-11-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 11 2020 Memorial of Saint Benedict, Abbot Reading 1 Is 6:1-8 In the year King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, with the train of his garment filling the temple. Seraphim were stationed above; each of them had six wings: with two they veiled their faces, with two they veiled their feet, and with two they hovered aloft.They cried one to the other, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts! All the earth is filled with his glory! At the sound of that cry, the frame of the door shook...
  • Sobering Spiritual Truths According to St. John of the Cross

    07/09/2020 10:20:29 AM PDT · by Salvation · 12 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 07-08-20 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Posted on July 7, 2020 by Msgr. Charles Pope Sobering Spiritual Truths According to St. John of the Cross In todays post I would like to ponder some hard and sobering spiritual truths, but ones that will set us free.In calling them hard truths, I mean that they are not the usual cozy bromides that many seek. They speak bluntly about the more irksome and difficult realities we face. If we come to accept them, though, they have a strange way of bringing serenity by getting us to focus us on the right things rather than spending our time...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-06-20, OM, St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr

    07/05/2020 10:34:32 PM PDT · by Salvation · 28 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-06-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 6 2020 Monday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Hos 2:16, 17c-18, 21-22 Thus says the LORD: I will allure her; I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart. She shall respond there as in the days of her youth, when she came up from the land of Egypt.On that day, says the LORD, She shall call me My husband, and never again My baal.I will espouse you to me forever: I will espouse you in right and in justice, in love and in mercy; I will espouse you in fidelity,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-03-20, FEAST, St. Thomas, Apostle

    07/02/2020 10:16:02 PM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-03-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 3 2020 Feast of Saint Thomas, Apostle Reading 1 Eph 2:19-22 Brothers and sisters: You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones and members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the Apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone. Through him the whole structure is held together and grows into a temple sacred in the Lord; in him you also are being built together into a dwelling place of God in the Spirit. Responsorial Psalm 117:1bc, 2 R. (Mark 16:15) Go out to all...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-01-20, OM, St. Junipero Serra, Priest

    06/30/2020 11:03:23 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-01-20 | Revised New American Bible
    July 1 2020 Wednesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Am 5:14-15, 21-24 Seek good and not evil, that you may live; Then truly will the LORD, the God of hosts, be with you as you claim! Hate evil and love good, and let justice prevail at the gate; Then it may be that the LORD, the God of hosts, will have pity on the remnant of Joseph.I hate, I spurn your feasts, says the LORD, I take no pleasure in your solemnities; Your cereal offerings I will not accept, nor consider your stall-fed peace offerings....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-30-20, OM, The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church

    06/29/2020 11:00:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 23 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-30-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 30 2020 Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Am 3:1-8; 4:11-12 Hear this word, O children of Israel, that the LORD pronounces over you, over the whole family that I brought up from the land of Egypt:You alone have I favored, more than all the families of the earth; Therefore I will punish you for all your crimes.Do two walk together unless they have agreed? Does a lion roar in the forest when it has no prey? Does a young lion cry out from its den unless it has seized something? Is a bird...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-29-20, SOL, Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles

    06/28/2020 10:22:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-29-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 29 2020 Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles Reading 1 Acts 12:1-11 In those days, King Herod laid hands upon some members of the Church to harm them. He had James, the brother of John, killed by the sword, and when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he proceeded to arrest Peter also. It was the feast of Unleavened Bread. He had him taken into custody and put in prison under the guard of four squads of four soldiers each. He intended to bring him before the people after Passover. Peter thus was being...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-27-20, OM, St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

    06/26/2020 10:32:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 23 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-27-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 27 2020 Saturday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Lam 2:2, 10-14, 18-19 The Lord has consumed without pity all the dwellings of Jacob; He has torn down in his anger the fortresses of daughter Judah; He has brought to the ground in dishonor her king and her princes.On the ground in silence sit the old men of daughter Zion; They strew dust on their heads and gird themselves with sackcloth; The maidens of Jerusalem bow their heads to the ground.Worn out from weeping are my eyes, within me all is in ferment; My gall...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-24-20, SOL, Nativity of St. John the Baptist

    06/23/2020 9:25:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-24-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 24 2020 Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Reading 1 Is 49:1-6 Hear me, O coastlands, listen, O distant peoples. The LORD called me from birth, from my mothers womb he gave me my name. He made of me a sharp-edged sword and concealed me in the shadow of his arm. He made me a polished arrow, in his quiver he hid me. You are my servant, he said to me, Israel, through whom I show my glory.Though I thought I had toiled in vain, and for nothing, uselessly, spent my strength, yet my reward...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-22-20, OM, St. Paulinus of Nola, Sts. John Fisher, Bishop and Thomas Moore, Martyrs

    06/21/2020 9:32:35 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-21-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 22 2020 Monday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Kgs 17:5-8, 13-15a, 18 Shalmaneser, king of Assyria, occupied the whole land and attacked Samaria, which he besieged for three years. In the ninth year of Hoshea, king of Israel the king of Assyria took Samaria, and deported the children of Israel to Assyria, setting them in Halah, at the Habor, a river of Gozan, and the cities of the Medes.This came about because the children of Israel sinned against the LORD, their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt, from...
  • Vatican considers sainthood for Lakota Chief Nicholas Black Elk

    06/17/2020 9:51:36 AM PDT · by ADSUM · 36 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | 8/25/18 | kirk peterson
    The Catholic Church could get its second Native American saint if a Vatican research trip to South Dakota this month leads to confirmation of two miracles performed by Nicholas Black Elk, a Lakota Sioux medicine man born in the Civil War era. Fr. Luis Escalante, a Vatican postulator, or researcher for sainthood candidates, recently spent several days in western South Dakota gathering information about Black Elk's life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Escalante spoke with local advocates for the cause, including some who testified to the reportedly miraculous powers of a man who practiced traditional Lakota rituals...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-13-20, M, St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church

    06/12/2020 11:09:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-13-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 13, 2020 Memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 1 Kgs 19:19-21 Elijah set out, and came upon Elisha, son of Shaphat, as he was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen; he was following the twelfth. Elijah went over to him and threw his cloak over him. Elisha left the oxen, ran after Elijah, and said, Please, let me kiss my father and mother goodbye, and I will follow you. Elijah answered, Go back! Have I done anything to you? Elisha left him and, taking the yoke of oxen, slaughtered them;...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-11-20, M, St. Barnabas, Apostle

    06/10/2020 10:12:08 PM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 06-11-20 | Revised New American Bible
    June 11, 2020 Memorial of Saint Barnabas, Apostle Reading 1 Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3 In those days a great number who believed turned to the Lord. The news about them reached the ears of the Church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to go to Antioch. When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord in firmness of heart, for he was a good man, filled with the Holy Spirit and faith. And a large number of people was added to the Lord. Then he went to Tarsus...
  • Drew Brees' Instagram Message To President Trump

    06/05/2020 7:44:53 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 149 replies
    Instagram ^ | June 5, 2020 | Drew Brees
    To @realdonaldtrump Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag. It has never been. We can no longer use the flag to turn people away or distract them from the real issues that face our black communities. We did this back in 2017, and regretfully I brought it back with my comments this week. We must stop talking about the flag and shift our attention to the real issues of systemic racial injustice, economic oppression, police brutality, and judicial & prison reform. We are...