Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Alcoholic Monk

Once on Mount Athos there was a monk who lived in Karyes. He drank and got drunk every day and was the cause of scandal to the pilgrims. Eventually he died and this relieved some of the faithful who went … Continue reading

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What Happens After Death

A unique video explores what happens after death: This YouTube video presents many of the common theories in different religions as to what exactly happens to us after we die. They note that death is something that we can’t avoid … Continue reading

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Ordinariate #NewEvangConf

The Ordinariate folk are having their New Evangelisation Conference today and are making full use of social media by posting regular updates on Twitter as things unfold. You can follow along here. Some interesting stuff.

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What Did It Looks Like to Walk Around Jerusalem’s Temple Mount in the Time of Jesus?

A virtual reconstruction, entering from the south: HT

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One Day This Woman Will Be a Saint

One day this woman will be a Saint…  

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‘Peter and Paul Not Only Shine in the Sky of Rome, But in the Heart of All Believers’

Pope Benedict XVI on a universal and ecumenical feast: (Vatican Radio) In reflections before the midday Angelus prayer, marking the feast of Saints Peter and Paul this Friday, Pope Benedict XVI highlighted the universal and ecumenical value of the liturgical feast. From … Continue reading

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Recovered: Priest’s $6,000 Stolen Chalice

 The Deacon’s Bench: But in so many ways, it’s not something you can put a price on. Details, from the St. Louis Review: When he was ordained to the priesthood four years ago, Father Noah Waldman took some of the … Continue reading

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President Vladimir Putin at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

During the night of June 26, 2012, while on a working visit to Israel, President Vladimir Putin visited the Church of the Lord’s Sepulchre. At the church entrance, the head of the Russian State was welcomed by His Beatitude Theophilos … Continue reading

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Day of Archaeology

Today’s the annual ‘Day of Archaeology‘. Archaeologists, take note! HT  

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A Priest to Pray Against this Plague of Plagues?

From Stand Firm: Reading and praying this morning, I was arrested by the lesson from Numbers 16: …and the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Get away from this congregation, so that I may consume them in a moment.” And they … Continue reading

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