Last Week in Life Week 3

Last Week in Life Week 3 January 23, 2023

This past week explorers visited the coldest places on earth. Alcohol Prohibition started , woman were banned from smoking in public
and Capital Punishment got reintroduced into the American penal system.
A record breaking crowd watched Lucy give birth and Avatar 2 reached a record breaking box office.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated and pro-lifers once again had a march in our nation’s capital.
And several men took an oath of office to become president while several comedy legends passed away.
Also the first Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican.
These stories and more this week in…

Last Week and Year in Life.

Monday January 16, 2023

St. John of Ávila  (January 16, 1499– 10 May 10, 1569) is declared a Doctor as well.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

@nottherealtraceydelaney@TraceyDelaney (January 16, 2023) The people who threw rocks at Martin Luther King now don’t want their grandkids learning that they threw rocks at Martin Luther King. Dr.King would have been the same age as Bob Newhart if he was still alive. This wasn’t hundreds of years ago. Never Forget. #MLKDay

Jolz �@Jolz_Aust (Jan 16, 2023): I no longer wait for my heart to be infused with fervour before consciously praying. I’ve accepted the reality, we are not expected to always be in the mood for prayer.

Tuesday January 17, 2023

  Saint Anthony of Egypt, abbot – Memorial

Captain James Cook

Pope Francis@Pontifex (, 2023) Those who are familiar with God’s Word receive healthy lessons about what is essential. They discover that life is not the time to look at others and protect themselves, but is an opportunity to go out and meet others in the name of the God who is near.

Wednesday January 18, 2023

January 18th: St. Prisca, Feast of the Chair of St. Peter of Rome

  • 1486 – King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, uniting the House of Lancaster and the House of York. 
  • 1562 – Pope Pius IV reopens the Council of Trent for its third and final session.
  • 1778 – James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the “Sandwich Islands”.
  • 1882-Winnie the Pooh creator A.A.Milne, (January 18, 1882 –January 31, 1956) is born.
  • 1882-Comic Legend Oliver Hardy, (January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) is born.
  • 1886 – Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.
  • 1896 – An X-ray generating machine is exhibited for the first time by H. L. Smith
  • 1943 – Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The first uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
  • 1952-The Three Stooges’ Curly Howard, (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952) dies.
  • 1955-Kevin Costner (Field of Dreams) is born.
  • 1993 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 US states.
  • 2023-DNIPRO, Ukraine — In a cemetery on the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Dnipro, mourners gathered for the burial of Mykhailo Korenovsky, a boxing coach killed Saturday in the Russian missile strike on an apartment building. Korenovsky is among the more than 40 people who were killed in the strike, one of many attacks on civilians far from the front lines since Russia’s full-scale invasion began last February. Young children, a pregnant woman and a 15-year-old ballet dancer were also among the victims. NPR

Owl! at the Library ��‍♀️@SketchesbyBoze (January 18, 2023) I will never understand people who think it would be fun to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest. you know who hasn’t died a gruesome death atop the world’s tallest mountain? me because I’m in my jammies reading

Thursday January 19, 2023

 Sts. Marius, Martha and Sons, Martyrs, St. Canute, King and Martyr

Day 19: Joseph and His Brothers — The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube
 Day 19: Summary of Sacred Scripture — The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube

Mike Lewis@mfjlewis (January 19, 2023) I always wondered how bad people must have stunk in Bible times. Since I was a kid. Still do. No joke.

Friday January 20, 2023

 Saint Fabian, pope and martyr; or Saint Sebastian, martyr – Optional Memorial

Day 20: Judah and Tamar— The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube
Day 20: Stepping in Faith — The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube

Song of the Week

Fall Out Boy- Love From The Other Side

Daniel Feldman ��@d_feldman (January 20, 2023) I saw a guy hiking in flip flops and a purple leopardprint velour bathrobe. I have a new hero

Saturday January 21, 2023

21 January: Saint Agnes, virgin and martyr – Memorial
Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory, Carm., (21 January 1893 – 21 January 1984)
She founded the order who ran the nursing home
where I worked at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham, MA

Day 21: Walking with God — The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube
Day 21: Believing God — The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube

Patrick Neve@catholicpat (January 21, 2023) The Church: More lay people should pray Liturgy of the Hours! Liturgy of the Hours: Flip to the Common of Martyrs, okay now back to the Proper for St. Agnes, okay now go to Sunday Week 1 Morning Prayer, cool back to the Common of Martyrs, great job now back to St. Agnes.

Sunday January 22, 2023

 Saint Vincent, deacon and martyr – Optional Memorial

Day 22: Go to Joseph — The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube
 Day 22: Wrestling with Faith — The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) – YouTube


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