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Links to some of the best Christmas Songs

Mary’s Boy Child/Oh My Lord (Boney M.) Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Celtic Women) The First Noël (Lady Antebellum) We Three Kings (Albright College Concert Choir) O Holy Night (Mariah Carey) Christmas Is Here/Carol of the Bells (Home Alone) I … Continue reading

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the just man justices

I say more: the just man justices; Keeps grace: that keeps all his goings graces; Acts in God’s eye what in God’s eye he is — Christ — for Christ plays in ten thousand places, Lovely in limbs, and lovely … Continue reading

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What do Pontifex and Pontifex Maximus mean?

The Latin word Pontifex means “high priest” or “chief priest”. The word is supposedly derived from the Latin words for “bridge” and “maker”, but the Oxford English Dictionary says that this may be only a ‘folk etymology’. In any case, … Continue reading

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CPDV for Kindle

Special Request: If you use the CPDV regularly, please add a review at I would appreciate your honest comments and evaluation. Also, I invite anyone who has read any of my books on ethics, eschatology, or other topics, to … Continue reading

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Reading my kindle books without a Kindle device

My books are available in Kindle format. Some are also available in print. If you are interested in reading one of my books in Kindle format, you don’t need to have a Kindle device. offers a set of Free … Continue reading

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Join my discussion group

I have decided to make it easier for our fellow Catholics to join this discussion group. I’m omitting the membership application and the required beliefs for membership that had been required before. Now the group is open to believing and … Continue reading

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Othodoxus – the blog of a Catholic priest

Over at Orthodoxus, a Catholic priest named Fr. Gow needs some suggestions for topics to discuss on his blog. I have found his posts at Catholic Answers discussion group to be insightful and, well, orthodox. Update: New posts have been … Continue reading

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photo of a painting

Is this a miraculous photo? No, it is a photo of this painting: The image appears to be of four persons. From left to right: 1. this man looks much older than Jesus, so he is not one of the … Continue reading

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Was St. Joseph assumed into Heaven

This blog post by Taylor Marshall suggests that Saint Joseph might also have been granted an assumption to Heaven, like the Virgin Mary. To the contrary, Saint Bridget of Sweden received this private revelation from the Virgin Mary: “Know, too, … Continue reading

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excommunicated priests and religious

There are many Catholic priests and religious today who have knowingly chosen to reject the definitive teaching of Tradition, Scripture, and the Magisterium on various questions of faith and morals. They have committed the sin of formal heresy, and in … Continue reading

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