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Archive for April, 2013

The Pope and the Future

Posted: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 @ 9:15 pm in Church Issues | 2 Comments »

Well, there is nothing like having a new pope to get someone back into blogging.  Clearly I am late to the party, but in the immediate aftermath of the conclave, pretty much every possible thing has been said anyway.  So, I don’t have anything special to say about His Holiness, or the election.  But I […]

Gregorius Magnus

Posted: Friday, April 12th, 2013 @ 9:11 pm in Saints | Comments Off on Gregorius Magnus

St. Gregory the Great was born in Rome around 540, and died March 12th 604.  He is one of the most influential saints in the history of the Church. As a boy, Gregory received an excellent education, excelling in grammar, logic, and rhetoric.  By the time he was thirty years old, he was prefect of […]