Monthly Archives: March 2010

NOT EVERYONE CELEBRATES A RELIGIOUS LENT


Police: Drunk Pa. Man Tried To ‘Revive’ Opossum PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. State police have charged a central Pennsylvania man with public drunkenness after he was seen giving mouth-to-mouth “resuscitation” to a long-dead opossum along a highway. Trooper Jamie Levier says several … Continue reading

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YOU HAVE TO JUST LOVE IT!


BE SURE TO READ THE FIRST LETTER TO “MR. DEVRIES”, AND THEN THE REPLY.  I WISH I WERE PRESENTED WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO WRITE SUCH A LETTER. This is a letter sent to a man named “Ryan DeVries” regarding a … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC BISHOPS STATEMENT ON NEW HEALTH CARE BILL


FYI  –  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops today issued the following statement on Obama’s health care bill. It may, or may not, present your own position, but deserves careful reading. This health care bill will have great impact on our … Continue reading

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PEDOPHILIA, FORGIVENESS, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND THE REST OF US


The recent uptick in reporting pedophilia and actions taken when discovered, especially among clergy and church workers at all levels has been constant and intensive. Congregational response to the dangers include background checks of nursery and church school workers, church … Continue reading

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1ST CENTURY CHURCH PRACTICE Reality vs Cultural Guesses


We all believe the Holy Spirit guides and empowers the church. There are reasons why Christians have done things in certain ways over the centuries. What were their reasons? Present day Christians are slow to ask that question unless they … Continue reading

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ORTHODOXY 2010 AND THEIR INTERNAL EFFORTS – NOT SO MYSTERIOUS AFTER ALL


Most Americans in my experience have little experience with and knowledge of Orthodox Christianity. This is even more true when it comes to our brother and sister Orthodox church members in the USA. They comprise only about 1% of our … Continue reading

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THE CHARISMATIC RENEWAL – A 2010 RETROSPECTIVE


Many of us were involved in the charismatic renewal to various degrees in decades past. Below is a view from a Vineyard evangelical christian intimately involved with home churches. Personally, we (Fr. Orthohippo) were, in the 1980’s and 1990’s, associated … Continue reading

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