Seventy-Seven Times. A Message for America on September 11

Twin Towers

Then Peter approaching asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?" Jesus answered, "I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.” Depending on where you look, you may see Jesus’ words translated differently, as “seventy times seven times.” That, by my calculations, would be 490 times.The New American Bible, like the Jerusalem Bible, says “seventy-seven times.” However, a previous translation of the New American said “se … [Read more...]

Michael Jackson, Defender of Life?

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was pro-life? Yes, according to a new, never-before-released song Jackson penned titled "Song Groove (A/K/A Abortion Papers)".   The song, which is a bonus track on the 25th anniversary re-release of Jackson’s hit album “Bad”, hits store shelves this week, and media are scrambling to tell the story.Catholic site Phatmass posted the complete lyrics here, and Slate magazine included a pro-abortion, anti-God screed here, calling the tune “a goofy mix of religiosity and anxiet … [Read more...]

Oh Lord, I Want to Be in That Number!

Happy Birthday, Louis Armstrong!"He was born poor, died rich, and never hurt anyone along the way."With his flashy cornet and trumpet playing and his raspy voice,  Armstrong was a profound influence on the American music scene.  Here is one of my favorites: "When the Saints Go Marching In." it! … [Read more...]