Art, Music & Science

Ireland 4: Fantastic Night of Irish Song & Dance – including our pilgrims!

September 26, 2012

The locals all showed up at the pub until way late to teach us to sing and dance. What a great evening with the talented yet simple towns folk.

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Incredible New Video “From Conception to Birth”

March 21, 2012

Make sure everyone sees this because it is a marvelous argument against abortion. This is new technology that won its inventors the Nobel Prize. It pulls back the curtain on the developing baby and the mystery inside the womb. Hang in there for the first three minutes while he is explaining the technology — the [...]

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Scientists Concluding Universe had a Beginning? God Smiles!

February 28, 2012

Scientifically this is big news. In the January 2012 edition of New Scientist Magazine it was stated that scientists are now facing up to the problem of the universe having a beginning – until recently they could postulate that it was eternal and the main theories to support this were “eternal inflation” and “multiverses”. However, [...]

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From Largest to Smallest in the Universe and Back; How Big is God?

February 24, 2012

How important are we in the big picture? What is the biggest thing in the universe and if you delve down, what it the smallest? This is a well-done sliding, interactive “video” show that you control. Click on each item along the way for further information. Force yourself out of your little world and see [...]

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A Poem entitled “Bethlehem”by Joe Marmion, one of our recent pilgrims

November 11, 2011

Bethlehem 2011 By Joe Marmion Pilgrim on October 28, 2011 Pilgrimage Pictures taken in Bethlehem’s Chapel of the Angels My favorite line in Joe’s poem, is the last line. Remember that day he took fresh straw and swept the clods and dung away to clear a place for his wife to lay? She was the [...]

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Did You Know the Sun actually Revolves around the Earth?

September 1, 2011

Yes, the earth is stationary and the center of the universe. The sun and planets revolve around the earth. And not only that but the earth does not rotate. All of this is known by “Catholic geocentrics” who deny everything we know from science and proclaim that the Catholic Church infallibly teaches a geocentric universe. [...]

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Dion DiMucci still Rocks – Spoke Together at Steubenville

July 31, 2011

Most Rock n’ Rollers end up badly in old age, if they ever get to old age. I spent time again with one this weekend that has a done very well – Dion DiMucci of the Dion and Belmonts from the late 50′s and early 60′s – and beyond. He is famous for Run Around [...]

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Gaga over Gaga

July 8, 2011

A Cultural Dissection by my friend Liz Lev: Who’s Judas? Who’s Lady Gaga? Whatever qualms about form and meaning that contemporary art might raise, at least Calatrava and Arnaldo Pomodoro can lay some claim to the hard-earned title of artist. This week I was confronted with another use of the title, the pop star. While [...]

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Good Movies for Catholic Families; Good Way to Start a New Year

January 17, 2011

Janet and I got rid of television years ago. We called the cable company and canceled our service. We began reading more and renting movies for the family to watch together. It have been a huge life-changer and has had a noticeably positive effect on our family. We put up a list of the Ray [...]

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Does Richard Dawkins Exist or is He a Dangerous Dillusion?

December 5, 2010
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Beethoven was Never Better – I Enjoyed This!

November 18, 2010

In which hand do you hold the baton? What happens when you nose itches at the crescendo? What do you do when the baton goes flying into the audience? I thoroughly enjoyed watching this short clip of a three year old conducting a Beethoven symphony. All young kids should be exposed to such music. Can [...]

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Hallelujah Chorus & Organ at Macy’s – Watch Peoples’ Reaction

November 17, 2010

People in their heart love beauty, spirituality and God. Look what happens when a random act of culture and beauty and spirituality bursts forth at Macy’s.

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Enormity of the Universe

November 11, 2010
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Fr. Spitzer Debates Atheism on Larry King

October 5, 2010

On September 10, Fr. Spitzer was invited to appear on Larry King Live to provide an opposing viewpoint to the claim put forth in Stephen Hawking’s latest controversial work, The Grand Design, that “no God is required” to explain the creation of the universe. (Click image for article and video) Dr. Hawking appeared earlier in [...]

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Hawking: “Universe Came from Nothing”

September 7, 2010

The Curious Metaphysics of Dr. Stephen Hawking By Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. Why would a preeminent physicist make the claim that “the universe can come from nothing?” This is precisely what Dr. Stephen Hawking has done in his new book, “The Grand Design,” when he notes, “Because there is a law such as gravity, the [...]

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Anne Rice no longer a Catholic

July 30, 2010

Anne Rice, who claimed to convert to Christianity a few years ago with the publication of her book on Jesus, has now renounced her conversion. She is the author of Interview with a Vampire. She says she is no longer a Christian. Seems like a ploy to sell her book if you ask me. For [...]

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