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  • Florida man threatens to destroy everyone... with army of turtles

    04/10/2019 5:57:42 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 52 replies
    Local 10 ^ | 4/9/2019 | Jeff Tavss
    Thomas Devaney Lane, 61, was arrested for causing a disturbance while threatening to "destroy everyone" with his army of turtles. Lane first started causing trouble at various establishments in Indiatlantic. At least seven calls to 911 were made about Lane's behavior, WKMG reports. Police later apprehended Lane and escorted him to department headquarters, where he began yelling at the dispatcher and pounding on the walls and glass. After leaving the police department, Lane went to a nearby 7-Eleven. It was there that Lane harrassed employees and even called 911, saying “I need to leave now or you will all be...
  • Will the Real January 1st Please Stand Up. A Homily For New Years Day and the Solemnity of...

    01/01/2014 2:36:54 AM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12/31/2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    This feast day, of January 1, is a very complex tapestry, both culturally in liturgically. Perhaps we can use the second reading by St. Paul to the Galatians as a way to weave through some of the many details. We can look at it in three parts.I. The Chronology of our celebration. The text from St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians says, When the fullness of time had come… Most people, both in the wider culture and in the Church are going about today saying, “Happy New Year!” And rightfully so, for it is the beginning of the new year....
  • Solemnity of All Saints [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

    10/30/2013 12:12:29 PM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    ChurchYear.net ^ | 2004 | David Bennett
    The Solemnity of All Saints Day What is the Catholic Christian Holiday All Saints Day? All Saints Day Definition and Meaning What is All Saints Day? It is when the Catholic Church and some Protestant churches commemorate every saint, known and unknown. The eve of All Saints is known as All Hallows Eve, or Halloween. It falls on November 1st. Prayers: All Saints Day Prayers Basic Facts/Meaning About All Saints Day Liturgical Color(s): White Type of Holiday:Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation (West); Feast (East) Time of Year: November 1 (in Orthodox Churches, the Sunday after Pentecost) Duration: One Day...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-18-08, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

    05/18/2008 8:20:36 PM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies · 89+ views
    New American Bible/USCCB.org ^ | 05-19-08 | New American Bible
    May 18, 2008                         The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity       Reading 1Responsorial PsalmReading 2Gospel Reading 1Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9 Early in the morning Moses went up Mount Sinaias the LORD had commanded him,taking along the two stone tablets. Having come down in a cloud, the LORD stood with Moses thereand proclaimed his name, "LORD."Thus the LORD passed before him and cried out,"The LORD, the LORD, a merciful and gracious God,slow to anger and rich in kindness and fidelity."Moses at once bowed down to the ground in worship.Then he said, "If I find...
  • New Book Captures Solemnity, Ceremony at Arlington Cemetery

    05/21/2007 5:10:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 253+ views
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va., May 21, 2007 – A black and white photograph with Arlington National Cemetery as the somber yet sublime backdrop captures a lone mourner kneeling before a headstone among seemingly endless rows of pale grave markers. Stones, flowers and other symbols of remembrance grace the grave of Army Sgt. Michael J. Bordelon, who died in May 2005 during a combat operation abroad. Photo by David Burnett, used by permission  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. This poignant image and others are spread across the pages of “Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery,” a new book that...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-29-06, Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

    06/29/2006 7:35:33 AM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies · 240+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 06-29-06 | New American Bible
    June 29, 2006 Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles Mass during the Day Psalm: Thursday 27 Reading 1Acts 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 Jewshe proceeded to arrest Peter also.(It was the feast of Unleavened Bread.—He had him taken into custody and put in prisonunder the guard of four squads of four soldiers each.He intended to bring him before the people after Passover.Peter thus was being kept in prison,but...
  • Sunday Mass Readings, 06-18-06, The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

    06/17/2006 9:52:36 PM PDT · by Coleus · 11 replies · 187+ views
    The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of ChristPsalm: Sunday 26Reading 1Ex 24:3-8 When Moses came to the people and related all the words and ordinances of the LORD, they all answered with one voice, "We will do everything that the LORD has told us."  Moses then wrote down all the words of the LORD and, rising early the next day, he erected at the foot of the mountain an altar and twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel. Then, having sent certain young men of the Israelites to offer holocausts and sacrifice young bulls as peace...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 06-11-06, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

    06/10/2006 11:12:54 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies · 219+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 06-11-06 | New American bible
    June 11, 2006 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Psalm: Sunday 25 Reading 1Dt 4:32-34, 39-40 Moses said to the people:"Ask now of the days of old, before your time,ever since God created man upon the earth;ask from one end of the sky to the other:Did anything so great ever happen before?Was it ever heard of?Did a people ever hear the voice of Godspeaking from the midst of fire, as you did, and live?Or did any god venture to go and take a nation for himselffrom the midst of another nation,by testings, by signs and wonders, by war,with strong...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-28-06, Seventh Sunday of Easter

    05/27/2006 11:10:34 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies · 277+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-28-06 | New American Bible
    May 28, 2006 Seventh Sunday of Easter Psalm: Sunday 23 Reading 1Acts 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26 Peter stood up in the midst of the brothers-- there was a group of about one hundred and twenty personsin the one place .-.He said, “My brothers,the Scripture had to be fulfilledwhich the Holy Spirit spoke beforehandthrough the mouth of David, concerning Judas,who was the guide for those who arrested Jesus.He was numbered among usand was allotted a share in this ministry. “For it is written in the Book of Psalms:May another take his office. “Therefore, it is necessary that one of the menwho accompanied...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-25-06, Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

    05/25/2006 7:40:14 AM PDT · by Salvation · 40 replies · 396+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-25-06 | New American Bible
    May 25, 2006 Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Psalm: Thursday 22 Reading 1Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus,I dealt with all that Jesus did and taughtuntil the day he was taken up,after giving instructions through the Holy Spiritto the apostles whom he had chosen.He presented himself alive to themby many proofs after he had suffered,appearing to them during forty daysand speaking about the kingdom of God.While meeting with them,he enjoined them not to depart from Jerusalem,but to wait for “the promise of the Fatherabout which you have heard me speak;for John baptized with water,but in a few...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 03-25-06, Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

    03/25/2006 11:16:49 AM PST · by Salvation · 28 replies · 349+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 03-25-06 | New American Bible
    March 25, 2006 Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Psalm: Saturday 15 Reading IIs 7:10-14; 8:10 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying:Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God;let it be deep as the nether world, or high as the sky!But Ahaz answered,“I will not ask! I will not tempt the LORD!”Then Isaiah said: Listen, O house of David!Is it not enough for you to weary people,must you also weary my God?Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign:the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son,and shall name him Emmanuel,which means “God is with us!’...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 01-08-06, Solemnity, Epiphany of the Lord

    01/07/2006 10:07:35 PM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies · 430+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 01-08-06 | New American Bible
    January 8, 2006 The Epiphany of the Lord Psalm: Sunday 5 Reading IIs 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 see,your heart shall throb and overflow,for the riches of the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 11-20-05, Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King

    11/19/2005 4:39:00 PM PST · by Salvation · 43 replies · 1,753+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 11-20-05 | New American Bible
    November 20, 2005Thirty-Fourth or Last Sunday in Ordinary TimeThe Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King Psalm: Sunday 50 Reading IEz 34:11-12, 15-17 Thus says the Lord GOD:I myself will look after and tend my sheep. As a shepherd tends his flockwhen he finds himself among his scattered sheep,so will I tend my sheep.I will rescue them from every place where they were scatteredwhen it was cloudy and dark. I myself will pasture my sheep;I myself will give them rest, says the Lord GOD. The lost I will seek out,the strayed I will bring back,the injured I will bind...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-15-05, Solemnity, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    08/15/2005 8:15:09 AM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies · 492+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 08-15-05 | New American Bible
    August 15, 2005Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin MaryMass during the Day Psalm: Monday 36 Reading IRev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab God's temple in heaven was opened,and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,with the moon under her feet,and on her head a crown of twelve stars.She was with child and wailed aloud in pain as she labored to give birth.Then another sign appeared in the sky;it was a huge red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns,and on its heads were...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-29-05, Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles

    06/29/2005 4:29:51 AM PDT · by Salvation · 37 replies · 609+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 06-29-05 | New American Bible
    June 29, 2005Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, ApostlesMass during the Day Psalm: Wednesday 29 Reading IActs 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 Jewshe proceeded to arrest Peter also.—It was the feast of Unleavened Bread.—He had him taken into custody and put in prisonunder the guard of four squads of four soldiers each.He intended to bring him before the people after Passover.Peter thus was being kept in prison,but prayer by...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-24-05, Solemnity,Nativity of St. John the Baptist

    06/23/2005 11:46:56 PM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies · 462+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 06-24-05 | New American Bible
    June 24, 2005Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the BaptistMass during the Day Psalm: Friday 28 Reading IIs 49:1-6 Hear me, O coastlands,listen, O distant peoples.The LORD called me from birth,from my mother's womb he gave me my name.He made of me a sharp-edged swordand 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 is with the LORD,my recompense is with...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, Vigil, Solemnity, Nativity of St. John the Baptist

    06/23/2005 7:53:08 AM PDT · by Salvation · 15 replies · 301+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 06-23-05 | New American Bible
    June 23, 2005Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the BaptistVigil Psalm: Thursday 28 Reading IJer 1:4-10 In the days of King Josiah, the word of the LORD came to me, saying: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,before you were born I dedicated you,a prophet to the nations I appointed you. "Ah, Lord GOD!" I said,"I know not how to speak; I am too young."But the Lord answered me,Say not, "I am too young."To whomever I send you, you shall go;whatever I command you, you shall speak.Have no fear before them,because I am with you to...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 05-22-05, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

    05/21/2005 8:52:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies · 353+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-22-05 | New American Bible
    May 22, 2005The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Psalm: Sunday 24 Reading IEx 34:4b-6, 8-9 Early in the morning Moses went up Mount Sinaias the LORD had commanded him,taking along the two stone tablets. Having come down in a cloud, the LORD stood with Moses thereand proclaimed his name, "LORD."Thus the LORD passed before him and cried out,"The LORD, the LORD, a merciful and gracious God,slow to anger and rich in kindness and fidelity."Moses at once bowed down to the ground in worship.Then he said, "If I find favor with you, O LORD,do come along in our company.This is...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 04-04-05, Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

    04/04/2005 8:12:58 AM PDT · by Salvation · 23 replies · 378+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 04-04-05 | New American Bible
    April 4, 2005Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Psalm: Monday 17 Reading IIs 7:10-14; 8:10 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying:Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God;let it be deep as the nether world, or high as the sky!But Ahaz answered,"I will not ask! I will not tempt the LORD!"Then Isaiah said: Listen, O house of David!Is it not enough for you to weary people,must you also weary my God?Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign:the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son,and shall name him Emmanuel,which means "God is with us!" Responsorial...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 03-28-05, Monday in the Octave of Easter (Solemnity)

    03/28/2005 7:13:04 AM PST · by Salvation · 29 replies · 8,200+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 03-28-05 | New American Bible
    March 28, 2005Monday in the Octave of Easter Psalm: Monday 16 Reading IActs 2:14, 22-33 On the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up with the Eleven,raised his voice, and proclaimed:"You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem.Let this be known to you, and listen to my words. "You who are children of Israel, hear these words.Jesus the Nazorean was a man commended to you by Godwith mighty deeds, wonders, and signs,which God worked through him in your midst, as you yourselves know.This man, delivered up by the set plan and foreknowledge of God,you killed, using lawless men...