08 Feb 2011
Our son Ian’s new website was hacked and is under construction, so your best bet is to visit his Facebook Page.
Be advised that prices increase March 1st, 2011 A.D.
Our son’s custom built, high quality, hand-made (in Texas!), folding Prie Dieus/Prayer Kneelers are priced perfectly for any gift–but that price will increase March 1st, 2011!!!
Meticulously hand-crafted in the USA, these Prie Dieus are ‘glued and screwed’ for stability and long life. The … Read the rest...read more
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02 Aug 2010
Women sevens rugby…that’s another story.
Full story here, bits below.
Kitted out in tight-fitting headscarves and full tracksuits to protect their modesty, the players caused quite a stir when they played in Europe for the first time.
In all the matches the team played wearing the ‘maghnaeh’, a veil that fully covers the head, shoulders and neck, along with red tracksuit tops and bottoms.
A quarter of a century ago, in the early years of the 1979 Islamic revolution when competitive sports for women were strongly discouraged, it would have been unthinkable for Iranian women to play a sport … Read the rest...read more
29 Jul 2010
So then we ignore anything and everything that comes from the Catholic Church…?
Full story here, bits below.
Visitors said that at a time when the Catholic Church is battling scandals over paedophile priests and decades of cover-ups, it should have more important things to worry about.
Tourists entering St Peter’s Basilica have long been required to dress modestly, but from early this week the Swiss Guards – the Pope’s private army – appeared to have extended the rules to the entire Vatican City State.
“Given all the scandals the Church has been involved in, what possible right can
28 Jul 2010
Here’s Dr. Alice von Hildebrand’s response. Long, but it deserves a solid reading.
Hail Mary, full of grace…
The entire essay is NOT below…I suggest going right to the website and printing it out.
Dietrich von Hildebrand, Catholic Philosopher, and Christopher West, Modern Enthusiast:
Two Very Different Approaches to Love, Marriage and Sex
By Alice von Hildebrand
It is a joy to praise a great book or author; it is a grief and duty to criticize a bad one. But it is especially difficult to criticize someone who has many talents, whose work has positive sides, but
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28 Jul 2010
It used to be just St. Peter’s, but now the dress code has expanded to the entire city.
Our artist is nearly done with our new Outfit Guidelines sign–inspired by the St. Peter’s sign below. Keep checking back, or subscribe in a reader to find out when it’ll be available.
Full story here and below.
TOURISTS in skimpy summer clothing were being told to cover up before entering Vatican City today.
The ban had previously applied only to St Peter’s Basilica but guards manning the official entry point into the tiny, walled state begun pulling visitors aside overnight for … Read the rest...read more
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