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Every now and then, I think of something to say. Some of it is “Blogworthy.”

Every now and then, I read something that touches me. Some are worth sharing.

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    The House of Our Lady of Nazareth is in Loreto Italy???
    December 11, 2018
    This article is an example of how God can make miraculous things happen, and how He uses angels to execute His wishes.  In the year 2000, I was able to visit Loreto, Italy, and step inside the house where the archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary of Nazareth, where the...
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    Mary ... Immaculate
    December 8, 2018
    Before time began, God has been constantly honored, glorified and praised, by Heavenly creatures—the myriads of Holy Angels.  All the while, God had a Plan.  He would add to His Creation!  He would create the Universe and Mankind.  God created Adam and placed him in the Garden of Paradise. ...
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    What happens on the altar...
    November 12, 2018
    All over the world, Mass is celebrated daily in our Catholic churches.  The focal points are the altar and the tabernacle.  Here is what one of our great saints, the Patron Saint of all Priests, has to say about the altar: “This altar is like the womb of Mary where...
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    The Angelus
    November 6, 2018
    The Angelus is a prayer that captures the essence of Salvation History in a few sentences.  When the angel Gabriel greeted Mary with his message from God, he said, "Hail, Full of Grace"!  In other words, Almighty God was the first to say, "Hail Mary".  The angel did what...
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    My Story ... briefly
    November 6, 2018
    I wrote my first song after my first piano lesson as a 7 year old.  It was a cute little ditty on the black keys only.  Somehow, I could hear songs in my head – even though they were not yet written.   I would pick them out on the...
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    Why "Angelus Music"?
    November 5, 2018
    What is the meaning of Angelus Music? One day, about 2000 years ago, the Almighty Creator of the Universe (all that is visible and invisible) decided to become one of us, human!  He Descended from Heaven to Earth were he was Born of the Virgin, Established a Church, was Crucified,...
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    Is The Church a Den of Thieves?
    November 5, 2018
    The Gospel of St. Mark tells us when Jesus arrived in Jerusalem the crowds greeted him with an enthusiastic, “Hosanna!”, for they considered Jesus to be a great prophet.  Jesus received a hero’s welcome!  That happened on what we now call Palm Sunday.  It did not take long for...
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    My Faith Votes!
    November 3, 2018
    I received this kind letter from my friends at MY FAITH VOTES.  They are having a prayer event prior to Tuesday's election.  The event is on Monday at 6:30 PM ET.  The letter (below) gives the details.  Please watch the event and VOTE to keep Our Country Great!  ... ...
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    A Curious Invitation
    October 26, 2018
        I will be posting excerpts from my book: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   ACKNOWLEDGMENTS When I had this crazy idea to make a list of the things that I held in my heart to be true, I never dreamed I would end up writing a book about them. The process was laborious, but...
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    Invitation and Introduction
    October 24, 2018
    Welcome!   I hope you will join me, today.  Why?  Because I have many amazing things to share.  Have you ever pondered the mysteries that await beyond this world?  Have you ever wondered WHY you are here?  If not, most likely it is not your fault.  These days, so many people...
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    About Angels
    October 23, 2018
    "The angels are the shepherds of our souls.  Not content with bringing our messages to God, they carry God's messages to us. They nourish our souls with their delightful inspirations as well as their divine communications." St. John of the Cross
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    Does God Care About You?
    October 23, 2018
    The Covenants I used to seriously question why would God care about me, of all people?  I had a vague notion that if God really did care, He must have made it known somewhere along the way that He desired to have a relationship with Mankind, and Humanity could have...
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    St. Michael
    October 18, 2018
    St. Michael is the archangel who drove Lucifer and his minions out of Heaven.  In Luke 10:18, Jesus said, "I saw Satan fall like lightening from Heaven." Michael is our defensive commander in the ongoing Spiritual Warfare that St. Paul speaks of in Ephesians 6:11-12, "For our struggle is not...
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    Saving the World
    October 18, 2018
    "I did not come to judge the world but to save the world."  Those are the words of Jesus Christ. "There is a unique remedy for the ills of society. It consists of turning to Christian living and clinging to Christian institutions."  These are the words of Pope...
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    Gabriel
    October 17, 2018
    The angel Gabriel delivered the first "Hail Mary" when God sent him to Mary of Nazareth with a special request.  Gabriel explained God's Plan to Mary, that God had chosen her to bear His Only Son, and to call Him, "Jesus".  Thank you Mary for saying, "Yes", to Gabriel. ...
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    About Doubt
    October 5, 2018
    “When in doubt, don’t.”  Benjamin Franklin  “When in doubt, do it.” Oliver Wendell Holmes “When in doubt, wear red.“ Bill Blass  “Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith.” Paul Tillich  “Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.” Ralph Steadman 
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    Talkin' Baseball!
    October 2, 2018
    In 1979, I invented a table top baseball game, BASEBALL CHALLENGE.  The playing board was a replica of a baseball field.  I showed the game to Bill Rigney, long time Major League Baseball Player and Manager.  When “Rig” saw how the game simulated real baseball, including Pitching, Hitting, Fielding,...
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    Baseball Challenge Ad
    October 1, 2018
    Here's what BASEBALL CHALLENGE looks like.  This is the ad we ran in the magazines, long before the internet was a viable option.  We had a lot of fun and made friends all over the country, for 5 years.  There were even BASEBALL CHALLENGE LEAGUES that developed. If you are...
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    "Go, Warriors!"
    October 1, 2018
    “GO, WARRIORS!!!” (A poetic summation of the 2016 Golden State Warriors NBA Season) By John Vitz The stars were shining brightly On our “Warrior 5” that year. 
We re-wrote all the record books. We drank up all the beer. We started out the season 
With a record-breaking streak. 24 wins in a row! 
What havoc we did wreak! We had...
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