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  • Salt or Bust! A Consideration of the Lord’s Uncompromising Stance in Calling Us ...

    06/08/2016 6:13:02 AM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-07-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Salt or Bust! A Consideration of the Lord’s Uncompromising Stance in Calling Us the Salt of the Earth Msgr. Charles Pope • June 7, 2016 • In the Gospel today (Tuesday of the 10th week) the Lord describes metaphorically what a Christian is and what He expects of us.You are the salt of the earth … You are the light of the World … But if salt goes flat it is good for nothing … No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket.Note the metaphor of salt: You are either salt, or you are nothing—in fact,...
  • Pass the Salt and Put on the Lights! – A Homily for the 5th Sunday of the Year

    02/09/2014 2:24:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 2/8/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In the gospel today the Lord describes metaphorically (i.e. figuratively) what a Christian is and what He expects of us. Note five things about what He says.I. The Definitiveness of his Proclamation – The Text says You are the Salt of the earth….You are the light of the World…..But if salt goes flat it is good for nothing…..No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket. The Lord is definitive in two ways. First he says, “You.” He is not talking to people long ago, or someone next to you. He is not merely talking to your pastor,...
  • LIVE Report From Crawford (3,000 folks now and STILL COMING!)

    08/27/2005 10:02:40 AM PDT · by TXBubba · 3,368 replies · 154,327+ views
    Basil in Crawford | 8-27-05 | TxBubba
    Just talked to Basil on site in Crawford, Texas. Currently there are about 100 folks there helping to set up. They have not received word about the caravan arrival in Waco yet. JimRob is riding with the caravan. She thinks it might get to Crawford around 1:00 p.m.Basil says the stage is set up, the sound system is excellent and they have hung the most beautiful banners overnighted by W04Man on the stage. A big thanks for the banners, they are much appreciated!Someone arrived early and hung yellow ribbons everywhere.They have an American flag that is about 50 feet by...
  • AFL-CIO to announce $750 million plan for Chicago

    07/23/2005 3:59:28 PM PDT · by Thebaddog · 21 replies · 807+ views
    AP ^ | July23, 2005
    WASHINGTON The A-F-L-C-I-O has chosen Chicago to benefit from a 750 (m) million dollar community investment plan to be used to help spur economic development and create union jobs. Stephen Coyle -- chief executive officer of the A-F-L-C-I-O Housing Investment Trust -- says the formal announcement is to be made Tuesday by A-F-L-C-I-O President John Sweeney during the labor federation's 50th annual convention in Chicago. Coyle says Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D-C, also were considered. But Chicago was chosen because of its large union population and its history of being a good place to make union...
  • More on Dale Ungerer (too good to be true)

    01/12/2004 8:19:34 PM PST · by faithincowboys · 5 replies · 187+ views
    I hope the link above works. This is from 1996- Old Dale is a great guy. A great American and a family farmer. He rocks and Dean sucks. http://www.s-t.com/daily/07-96/07-08-96/a04wn023.htm
  • Pope arrives in Toronto, praises intelligence, hearts of young people

    07/23/2002 7:26:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 8 replies · 127+ views
    CatholicNews.com ^ | 7-23-02 | John Thavis and Carol Zimmermann in Toronto
    POPE-ARRIVE (UPDATED) Jul-23-2002 (1,130 words) With photos. xxxiPope arrives in Toronto, praises intelligence, hearts of young people By John ThavisCatholic News Service TORONTO (CNS) -- Arriving in Toronto for World Youth Day celebrations, Pope John Paul II said the mega-gathering would help young people find spiritual direction in a world full of social and ethical tensions. At a brief welcoming ceremony July 23 at Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport, the pope praised the "gifts of intelligence and heart" that make young people the future of humanity. But he warned that they also were affected by widespread conflict and injustice...