“Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer is heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.”

Gospel Reading: Luke 1:5-17In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah; and he had a wife of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were advanced in years.Now while he was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty, according to the custom of … [Read more...]


Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; because He hath visited and wrought the redemption of His people:And hath raised up an horn of salvation to us, in the house of David His servant: As He spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who are from the beginning:Salvation from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us: To perform mercy to our fathers, and to remember His holy testament, The oath, which He swore to Abraham our father, that He would grant to us, That being delivered from the … [Read more...]

“missing” governor takes “secret” vacation…

.... MSM [mainstream media] outlets exceed their quota for quotation mark use. S.C. Governor Mark Sanford [R] takes a four day weekend hiking the Appalachian and he forgot to tell the media, mix that with a slow news day and a little liberal bias and what do you get...Governor goes missing! Sanford abandons his duties! Mark Sanford clearly insane! What rational human being leaves town for four days and can't be reached by cell phone/iphone/laptop/tracking chip?! How can he twitter when he takes … [Read more...]

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knowledge is power…

... two blogs to make you more powerful; Women of Caliber and What Woman Never Hear. … [Read more...]

preparing for Armageddon and other fun stuff…

...USMC 9971 over a Luminarium is compiling some excellent posts on disaster preparedness... judging by the comments I think he needs to change the title of his post to "so you want to be a right wing terrorists" … [Read more...]

man lace and biretta sighting…

The blur in front is Fr. Kowalski of Holy Angels in Mt. Airy, followed by Fr. Parkerson of Sacred Heart in Dunn, and lastly Fr. Ferguson. ... mass at Our Lady of Grace in Greensboro, NC. I wish I had gotten pictures of them processing in... beautiful vestments with the Sacred Heart of Jesus! Of course, true to form, I can't go anywhere with out incident. I arrived at Our Lady of Grace after a two hour car ride and my son had to use the restroom. The line for the single restroom was long so an … [Read more...]

Perlman play Bazinni…

... you know when you've had too much to drink and suddenly you've never sung better in your entire life... this phenomena does not occur when I drink and play the violin. … [Read more...]

Russian Orthodox nuns... … [Read more...]