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Saturday, December 31, 2022
Pope Benedict XVI Died Today; May He Rest in Peace.
Just Do It. Stand Up to Satanic Drag Queens
|Childhood innocence uncorrupted and pure - |
sensing the good, true and beautiful.
Drag queens want to break this child's innocence,
defile and slaughter it with impurity and evil.
Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis is investigating a Christmas drag queen show that toured Florida marketing sexually explicit performances intended to groom children. The national drag tour consisted of 36 performances in 18 different states including Washington, DC
Various vile scenes from the Dec 26th Ft Lauderdale show were posted on Twitter by Chris Nelson who was escorted out of the venue by police. He said that multiple children were present, some looking as young as 10 years old.
In the Screwdolph the Red Nippled Reindeer performance there were countless simulated sex acts with sexual videos playing in the background. "Men in kink harnesses grab their privates, grind and simulate humping."
Friday, December 30, 2022
Canada's Woke Blades of Glory and the Gender-Fluid West
...because no one knows what a woman is anymore
Thursday, December 29, 2022
If You've Been Following the Fr. Pavone "Debacle" You Need to Read One Mad Mom's Post
In a long life of pro-life activism, I've never held the mangled dead body of an aborted baby. I've never gone through the trash at an abortion mill. I've never participated in the burial of a tiny abortion victim. I know a number of pro-lifers who have and I respect them more than words can express. Fr. Paul Marx did. Fr. Frank Pavone did.
Results of Our 3x6 Inch World View
I really, really love Ukraine and President Zelensky. He's so brave. So awesome in his green T-shirt. I think Putin and all Russians are really, really, really evil and Russia needs to be destroyed. I really, really, really, really pride myself on being super informed about what's going on in the world.
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
"Have Courage and Be Kind!"
"Where there is kindness there is goodness and where there is goodness there is magic!" And this film is filled with goodness and magic.
Christmas week is a time to focus on all things good and kind, bright and beautiful. I've been wanting to watch Cinderella again for a long time - not the animated version or the weird 2021 abomination. (I've only seen the trailer and that was more than enough!) No, I'm talking about the absolutely breathtaking and beautiful 2015 Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh who proved himself as more than an actor.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
After Christmas Day Random Thoughts: Celebration Time
Sunday, December 25, 2022
Too Sweet Not to Repeat: Merry Christmas!
A friend sent me this as an email Christmas card and I pass it on to you. Be sure to curl up with Jesus sometime Christmas day. After all, He's the reason for the season.
A Nativity Scene was erected in a church yard. During the night, someone came across this. An abandoned dog was looking for a comfortable, protected place to sleep. He chose baby Jesus as his comfort. No one had the heart to send him away so he was there all night.
We should all have the good sense of this dog and curl up in Jesus' lap from time to time. This is too sweet not to share.
No one mentioned that the dog breed is a "shepherd!"
"The Big Little Jesus"
Unlike today, in 1953 Hollywood had respect for the Catholic Church.
DRAGNET (28 minutes)
In this touching story a statue of Baby Jesus is missing from the church creche....
Saturday, December 24, 2022
We All Need the Courage of Don Camillo!
Zelensky is a Tyrant: Tucker Carlson's Tuesday Intro was Brilliant!
Friday, December 23, 2022
Thursday, December 22, 2022
A Reader comments on Eric Sammons' Article: The Sad Case of Frank Pavone
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Don't You Wish You Could Do to Your Budget What the Feds Do? Print Money!
|Written in the blood of taxpayers!|
I was at the hospital yesterday getting blood work done. It felt like a metaphor of what the Biden administration is doing to the taxpayers these days. (Not that bleeding the taxpayers is anything new or restricted to Democrats!) The phlebotomist taking my blood was a delightful young mom with a four-year-old. She was telling me how she has nothing extra this year to buy gifts. She lives in an apartment building with her parents on the floor upstairs and an elderly friend downstairs. Her son and her cat roam the building freely among these loving neighbors.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Guest Post: Christmas and Easter Cicadas
|A Christmas Cicada: note the red bulb eyes|
Similarly, this is the semi-annual season for the emergence of that strange class of Christians - Catholic and Protestant alike - known as C&E’ers. Twice each year – Christmas and Easter – they invade Churches everywhere for a single service then vanish back to the golf greens and shopping malls from whence they came.
Monday, December 19, 2022
We Don't know What We Don't Know about Fr. Pavone!
More on the Fr. Pavone Controversy!
Father Pavone's last stand
Sunday, December 18, 2022
"Curiouser and Curiouser:" Living in the Francis Bizarro Church!
I would have said "Wonderland," but there is nothing of "wonder" in anything that comes out of the Francis Vatican these days, only of the bizarre. Let's look at some of the latest abominations:
1. Vatican dismissal of Fr. Pavone -- Yes, it's true, crazy but true, and one more event that damages belief of faithful Catholics in the legitimacy and authority of Rome. Here's Fr. Pavone's response to this abomination.
Vatican dismisses Father Frank Pavone from priesthood
Saturday, December 17, 2022
Sexual Immorality is the Harbinger of Tyranny! Do Penance for the Respect for Sodomy Act
|When self-proclaimed "devout Catholics" like Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden |
lead the charge for sodomy, prepare for the asteroid.
Do many Christians in the United States recognize the magnitude of disaster on the horizon due to passage of the Respect for
Marriage Sodomy Act? Study history. Sexual immorality is the harbinger of tyranny.
Friday, December 16, 2022
Are You Praying the Great O Antiphons?
This time of year I always recall a wonderful homily given by a former pastor of ours, Fr. Richard Ley, anticipating the O Antiphons. These are the antiphons that begin on December 17th and continue through Christmas Eve. Fr. Ley, who is now retired and living in Florida, has a gift for preaching and it was clearly demonstrated as he described each of the antiphons that illustrate one of Christ's titles:
One of the greatest gifts is the Family -- Combined with the Gift of Music -- C'est Magnifique!
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Being a Liberal is Never Having to Say You're Sorry, Even When You Cause Physical, Emotional, & Economic Devastation!
|Maybe this explains it.|
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Ember Days? What are they and what happened to them?
Today begins one of the quarterly periods observed by the Catholic Church called "Ember Days." I remember them growing up. Our Catholic calendar showed a half fish meaning that on those days (Wednesday and Saturday) meat could only be eaten at the main meal. Friday, of course, was a day of complete abstinence. All three days were fast days (one main meal and two smaller meals that did not add up to a full meal).
They are really Straining at a Camel when They Report This Nonsense!
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
How Will the Insurance Companies Respond to These Statistics?
"A new book details a stunning increase in excess mortality among group life insurance policyholders in 2021.
'Group life policyholders are those employed with Fortune 500 companies, who tend to be younger and well-educated and are generally the healthiest among us. Before the rollout of the Covid vaccines, they died at one-third the rate of the general U.S. population."
(Click on link above to read the entire review. )
Question: Why the excess death rate in the healthiest segment of the population? It all began in 2021. Follow the science. Do the research.
Monday, December 12, 2022
Blooper deleted my post on the damage of shooting up with the CO**D thingy!
Really! We're all brainless children who need to be protected by the ignorant bots run by the Blooper fascists who want to exercise mind control on anyone stepping off the woke path.
Nobody is allowed to know the truth and if you encourage people to do the research with links to the reputable docs telling the truth, "Bye-Bye Blooper post." They make Pravda and China's thought control media look like pikers.
Sunday, December 11, 2022
Sunday Meditation: Who's "Along for the Ride?"
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Here's What Russia is Doing for One American Family Who Moved and Became Citizens!
A short time ago, I began following an American dad, Joseph Gleason, who moved his large family to Russia six years ago and became a Russian citizen. Today he sent an article with a talk written by his 19-year-old daughter whose goal in life is to be a wife and mother of many children. The wisdom and maturity of this young women are inspiring. You can watch the video with the translation or read the English transcript. Don't believe all the negative things you hear about Russia. It's unlikely Russian police will be raiding this family's home with assault rifles or trying to remove their children from their parents for daring to home school them.I Reject College/Career, Just Want to be Christian Wife & Mother - US Teen Stuns Russian Conference With Amazing Speech in Russian!
Thursday, December 8, 2022
The Devil is Nothing If He Isn't Bold in Blasphemy! Marriage Bill Passes on Mary's Feast Day!
What an abomination took place today in Congress on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The House passed the Orwellian named "Respect for Marriage" act which enshrines into federal law same-sex marriage. The bill makes two men or two women sodomizing each other equivalent to the marital act blessed by God in the sacramental union of husband and wife. It now goes to the President who announced how happy he will be to sign it into law.
A Stable is the Perfect Place for Baby Jesus to be Born
|This is a stable|
Every Christmas we're inundated with comments from the pulpit, websites and blogs about how awful it was that Baby Jesus was "born in a smelly stable", "born among filth", "born in a filthy stable", "born in a really cold dank smelly stable". I just want to jump up and cry, "You've never even been in a barn, have you?"
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
The Scribe: The Legend of Josiam Part 2
he could also advise them to flee the king’s soldiers. He never considered himself a brave man; indeed, he was more afraid than he had ever been in his long life. However, his outrage at King Herod’s plan would not let him close his eyes to it. So now he could only wait for darkness and pray for the courage he would need.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
A Gift on the Feast of St. Nicholas -- The Scribe: The Legend of Josiam
“Josiam, you had best come quickly!” Enos called to the elderly scribe, who was sitting hunched over with his nose nearly touching the tiny wooden desk. “King Herod demands that we attend to him in his court at once.”
Monday, December 5, 2022
Why is there almost always something in the Vatican Christmas Scene to Make You Laugh? (Or Cry.)
The Vatican Christmas scene is up in St. Peter's Square. It's hand carved, traditional and lovely. But can someone explain the guy with the backpack who's got his hand over the ear of his fellow traveler? It made me think of the monkey who hears no evil. Well....maybe that's appropriate.
Saturday, December 3, 2022
You ABSOLUTELY Need to Watch the Died Suddenly Documentary!
|Dr. Thorp is an expert in high risk pregnancy and one of the witnesses interviewed in Died Suddenly. |
The Epoch Times interviewed him. He is challenging doctors to study the data and blow the whistle!
DIED SUDDENLY, THE DOCUMENTARY
Embalmers are seeing strange fibrous structures with the consistency of rubber bands in the dead bodies of vaccinated corpses. These fibrous strands make it difficult for embalmers to put the embalming fluid into the bodies.
Friday, December 2, 2022
A Compelling Defense of the SSPX by Fr. Denzil Meuli, S.T.D., U.J.D., Ph.L, LL.B., Advocate for the Roman Rota
|Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre|
JULY 21 2001
Extracts from lengthy reply to a slanderous e-mail:
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Ukraine's War Profiteering - Theft, Corruption and Cote d'Azur
|War for thee but not for me in Cote d'Azur|
This RT News article is by Olga Sukharevskaya, ex-Ukrainian diplomat. RT states: "You can share this story on social media".
Bye-bye, Kiev, hello Cote d’Azur: As Westerners send aid, here’s how Ukraine’s corrupt elites are profiting from the conflict
Since the beginning of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine, the US, EU, and their allies have provided Kiev with $126 billion worth of aid, a number almost equal to the country's entire GDP. Moreover, millions of Ukrainians have found refuge in the EU, where they were given housing, food, work permits, and emotional support. The scope is huge, even by Western standards. Considering that the bloc has been funding Kiev while coping with an economic and energy crisis of its own, the assistance is perhaps especially notable.
Kiev bases its endless funding requests on the collapse of its economy, due to the war, and its need to “resist Russian aggression.” But is the aid reaching its intended destination?
Are We Catholics "In Season and Out of Season?"
|Heaven is NOT inclusive! Don't lose it for the fleeting pleasures of this world!|
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
On the Road to Bethlehem!
|Mary & Joseph find a stopping point near a fallen down shed not far from|
the chicken coop. Eggs for breakfast.
Monday, November 28, 2022
Africa is the biggest country in the world!!
by Auguste Rodin
Sunday, November 27, 2022
Who will be the next fatality?
I pray it’s no one in my family. But read this from Dr. Toby Rogers for a dose of reality:
“How long before the clot shot takes out a cabinet member or member of Congress? We already have two strokes following boosters — Senators Ben Ray Lujan and John Fetterman. Illinois Rep. Sean Carsten’s teenage daughter Gwen died unexpectedly in her sleep of a sudden cardiac arrhythmia at the age of 17 in June. These numbers are just going to keep increasing. I imagine we will see several world leaders felled by the clot shot in the coming year. We live in the dumbest of all possible universes.”
Check out Dr. Rogers sub stack page at tobyrogers.substack.com.
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Sober and Serious New Years Eve
Today is the “other” New Years Eve. You know - the one that precedes the onset of Advent, the minor penitential season. How will you “ring out” the old liturgical year and welcome the new?
It seems to me to be a good time to reflect on the spiritual progress (or regress) of the past year and plan strategies for the new. I made four resolutions this year on retreat. I read them almost every day. If I can be faithful to them, I’ll be thankful. I count on the help of my guardian angel and patron saints to help. May Advent be a blessing for all of us as we invoke Our Lady Help of Christians.
Thursday, November 24, 2022
May we all embrace Chesterton’s approach to Thanksgiving!
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”—G. K. Chesterton“You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip pen in the ink.”
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Will I kiss the cross today?
One of my favorite images from The Passion of the Christ is the scene where Jesus accepts His cross and kisses it. How it shames me! Jesus sees in the cross the salvation of the world - my salvation! Can I not then recognize the value of my own suffering as cooperation with the sufferings of Christ. Do I “kiss the cross?” I think I will make that question my Advent meditation. Help me to kiss the cross, Lord, instead of grumbling and complaining like the Israelites in the desert. My Jesus, I trust in You.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Random Thoughts on Tuesday
- Do you ever feel like you’re on a speeding roller coaster? Life is filled with ups and downs, but it goes by incredibly fast. It’s hard to believe people will trade a few fleeting thrills here for an eternity of joy with Our Loving Lord.
Monday, November 21, 2022
This is a picture of...
2) A man (L) and a woman (R)
4) Two men
In 2020, after de Jager came out as transgender, he appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show where he later complained that he was "treated differently than other guests on the show" and that DeGeneres was "cold and distant" (cry me a river). De Jager is a Dutch YouTube beauty and make-up influencer while Drossaers is some sort of Dutch internet personality.
God's punishment can't be too far away at this point in time.
Sunday, November 20, 2022
Pray for Pro-Life Political Prisoners!
Four red rose rescuers were sentenced Friday to 45 days in jail in Flint Michigan for a 2019 rescue mission. Their crime? Sitting in the waiting room of a killing center offering the moms help and refusing to leave. Often rescuers go limp rather than walk out of the death chambers identifying with the helpless infants who can't walk out. For that, they were charged with a felony!
Saturday, November 19, 2022
The Russian Orthodox Perception of the Fatima Message
|"The Reigning Icon" of the Mother of God|
|1) I like to look at things from "the other side" every once in awhile.|
2) This is merely an article from one Russian Orthodox Priest Outside Russia (ROCOR)
3) I assume that the Orthodox look at the Roman Catholic Church today the same way they currently look at the Collective West.
4) I thought this perspective interesting and agreed with statements highlighted in yellow.
5) I'm sick of being lied to. Perhaps the Orthodox interpretation of Fatima is closer to the truth than the lies we're told to believe.
In six visions over a period of six months in 1917 three peasant children from a Portuguese village were told by the Mother of God of the destiny of a country called Russia. These shepherd children, who had never been to Lisbon, let alone heard of Russia, came to hear of this at the most important turning-point in the history of that country. Coincidence?
Friday, November 18, 2022
Here's what happened to FTX's disappeared billions
|Read RT's article about the crypto snakes in the swamp HERE |
with Bankman-Fried visiting the White House several times.
How to Teach a Woke School Board the Truth!
WATCH: Woman identified as a cat demonstrates how to handle a woke school board! pic.twitter.com/HLODZECOEg— Ben Kew 🐶 (@ben_kew) November 17, 2022
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Sudden Death is the New Pandemic. What's the Cause? It's a No-Brainer!
|For two very informative videos, go to https://darrellhines.net/2021/05/15/urgent-alert-the-astonishing-cover-up-of-covid-vaccine-deaths-and-reactions-reported-deaths-have-increased-by-six-thousand-6000-since-2020-david-icke/|
I was on Facebook earlier today reading posts asking for prayers for friends and family members who "died suddenly" and died young. Every time I see that my first thought is, "Did he/she get the jab?" The deadly vax deniers, led by Fauci and Big Government and Big Pharma, continue to play let's pretend this is all normal. Meanwhile, the truth tellers continue to be slandered and deplatformed while the population-reduction crowd continues to call for more and younger victims.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The Voyeurs at Church Militant and their Graphic and Salacious "Porn"
Earlier this month I received an email from a regular blog reader about the Church Militant (CM) "porn site." Here's what my contact wrote:
Good day Mary Ann,
I hope this note finds you well. You’ve probably seen it already but if not, Frank Walker at Canon 212 has a red headline about the latest Christine Niles attack on the SSPX. I quickly glanced at it because I don’t want to be a metric in their favor. Long story short, the allegations in this article are WAY too graphic. I stand by my earlier opinion that CM is a porn site. At some point, I hope the SSPX will sue them.Take care and have a good day,
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Is the SSPX "Out of the Boat?" A Modern Parable
Recently I had a conversation with a priest in which we were discussing the situation with the SSPX. He described them as being "out of the boat." I've been thinking about that metaphor for several days and, really, I don't think it's true.
Monday, November 14, 2022
Boycott the Catholic (sic) Campaign for Human Development Collection
They call themselves "Catholic" while they give generous grants to promote intrinsic evils that undermine the faith. Don't let your hard-earned money be used to attack the faith. It becomes literal blood money to enable abortion and the gay agenda that surgically destroys children. Do you want to be part of that?
See the Report from the Lepanto Institute
- Of the $11,249,000 distributed by the CCHD in FY 2020-2021, $3,430,000 went to organizations acting against Holy Mother Church, which is 30.4% of the grant total.
- Since 2004, the organizations identified in this report have collectively received $16,633,000 in grants from the CCHD.
Monday Morning: Another Week to Serve the Lord
|Give up a glass of wine with dinner?|
When I ask myself why I'm having sleep issues again, I remember how negligent I am at voluntary penance. I generally practice temperance, but fasting? Give up that Hershey kiss or that glass of Merlot with dinner? Well...maybe I can give it up for the next thirty minutes.
Saturday, November 12, 2022
Pope Francis Blather vs. Clear and Transparent Teaching
|Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, defender of Doctrine and Sacred Tradition|
Have you waded through any of the recent Vatican documents that appear under Pope Francis' name? Let's face it; Francis doesn't write them. But he employs some of the most blathering voices on the planet. I try to read the documents, but bang my head on the wall when I see Laudato Si's 246 paragraphs or the 325 paragraphs of Amoris Laetitia. (Poor Topsy and Tuptim get totally bogged down wading through them.) Of course there is the tyrannical and short Traditionis Custodes, only two pages with footnotes. The fall of the guillotine only takes a few seconds after all.
Friday, November 11, 2022
Guest Post: When the Bishop Becomes a Dictator
|Traditionis Custodes threw the TLM out of our churches. The new "home" for the stepchildren is a gym or a classroom. "No church for you rigid, pharisaical tradition lovers!|
By Fr. Bill Aitcheson
Recently, the Arlington Diocesan bishop warned the twenty-one priests who celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM) in his jurisdiction, that their celebrations of the TLM are going to be severely curtailed. Essentially, there will only be eight public locations for the TLM and most of them will not be allowed in a parish church. The TLM will only be celebrated in these eight places and the times of celebration are not to be published in the parish bulletin. The attempted suppression of the TLM is by order of Jorge Bergoglio in conformity with his shameful tome, Traditionis custodes and its interpretation found in the Congregation for Divine Worship's Responsa ad dubia.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
We All Need a Laugh after the Election. Check Out This Hilarious Article on Beto
And speaking of Beto and his perverse positions....
WATCH: PRIME TIME STEIN trolls soon-to-be three-time loser Beto O'Rourke!— Ben Kew 🐶 (@ben_kew) November 8, 2022
"Do you feel guilty about the millions of dollars you wasted on your campaign?" pic.twitter.com/qTI21oPbzw
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Fr. Tom Weighs in on Yesterday's Election. Was it Fair and Fraud Free?
Election officials around the country have had over 600 days to prepare for yesterday’s elections. Yet again, many of them in Democrat controlled areas had unsecure and malfunctioning voting machines “counting” votes (and possibly programmed to shift votes to Democrats, as they did in 2020). Also, in Arizona, apparently voters standing in line long before the polls closed (while machines were allegedly being “fixed”), were denied their right to vote, as election officials promptly closed voting sites at 7:00 PM.
This is just one more example of how “social justice” actually works. It justifies denying individuals the ability to exercise their rights for the sake of what elitists assert to be the common good of humanity.
Sadly, it also seems that the Synod on Synodality is being conducted in the same way.
Catholic are asked for input, which is then tabulated and interpreted by ecclesiastical elitists. Then, on the basis of a contrived “consensus”, these same elitists insist that we need to replace fidelity and accountability to the whole truth of God with a new paradigm of incremental capitulation to the perverse agendas of the New World Order. They allege that the modern Church must learn to “empty herself” of her “judgmental moral rigorism” and “doctrinal dogmatism”, so as to become more open to the “wisdom” being so boldly proclaimed by secular society and the elitists of the New World Order.
Never before has the prayer, “deliver us from evil”, been so urgent.
God save us!
Another Leak in the New Church dike: The Ordination of Dom Alcuin Reid
Dom Alcuin Reid is the founding Prior of the Monastère Saint-Benoît in the diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France, and a liturgical scholar of international renown. His principle work, The Organic Development of the Liturgy (Ignatius Press, 2005) carries a preface by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.
The video below explains the reasons that Dom Reid disobeyed his bishop, Dominique Rey, in order to protect the monastery and do his duty of being able to provide daily Mass for the monks.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Is This the Smoking Gun Identifying an Act of War by the U.S. Blowing Up the Nord Stream Pipeline?
Exclusive: U.S. Torpedo Appeared at Explosion Site of the Nord Stream
Get out the straight jackets for the TSA and their Puppet Masters!
|Now they can require you get jabbed as well as fondled.|
Insanity rules with hypocrisy as prime minister!
Here's the opening of the article at LifeSiteNews that announces the extension of the TSA's jab requirement for foreigners coming into the United States:
Monday, November 7, 2022
Democrat Violence -- Are We Surprised? They Burn Cities, Kill Cops, Why Wouldn't they Choke this Woman?
At the Rally for governor Hochul a counter protesters was choked during the protest. I spoke with the woman who was attacked. Here's what she had to say pic.twitter.com/c60ad9LoiQ— Viral News NY (@ViralNewsNYC) November 5, 2022
Errors of the Communist West vs Orthodox Christian Russia
|Russian Orthodox Church in honor of|
the Transfiguration of the Lord
Let's not start the Fatima Consecration controversy in the comment section below since that isn't what this post is about. Instead briefly let's look at historical facts that happened after Pope John Paul II's March 25, 1984, Consecration then move on to facts of the current situation today.
The short rundown of historical facts after John Paul II's March 25, 1984, Consecration of the World and with it Russia are as follows:
On May 13, 1984, one of the largest crowds in Fatima history gathers at the shrine in Portugal to pray the Rosary for peace and on the same day, May 13, 1984, an explosion at the Soviets’ Severomorsk Naval Base destroys two-thirds of all the missiles stockpiled for the Soviets’ Northern Fleet. The blast also destroys workshops needed to maintain the missiles as well as hundreds of scientists and technicians. Western military experts called it the worst naval disaster the Soviet Navy has suffered since WWII.
On December 1984, Soviet Defense Minister, mastermind of the invasion plans for Western Europe, suddenly and mysteriously dies, March 10, 1985, Soviet Chairman Konstantin Chernenko dies, March 11, 1985, Soviet Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev, a baptized Christian, is elected.
God Bless Those Who Really Do "Feed the Hungry!"
Editor's Note: I'm offering this article today from my friend Dexter Duggan. One thing for which I often give thanks is the gift of friendship. I've been blessed with many wise friends and colleagues, fellow Catholics striving to advance God's kingdom by magnifying the true, the good, and the beautiful. Dexter has been one of those friends for decades. I recommend you become a paid subscriber to his substack page so you can get wonderful articles like this in your inbox. I reprint this inspiring article in full with Dexter's kind permission! Really...join his substack community!
John van Hengel,
Father of Food Banking
Father of Food Banking
Helping the hungry to give thanks, and not only on Turkey Day
As we express gratitude at the table for blessings, here's a memory of one broken man who swept the groaning board with an idea.
PHOENIX — With Thanksgiving heading toward us, a time officially to be grateful, let’s recall a man who put food on tables all year long around the world after having an idea that was hiding out in plain sight and was as simple as saying: if you want to play ball, lace your shoes. Simple, but previously overlooked.