Politics/United States

We started with Mass at Beatitudes overlooking the Sea of Galilee. The excellent homily is <a href=”http://www.yorutube.com/watch?v=mO1MQJJHw4A” target=”_blank”>here</a>. A nice hour drive north to the Lebonese border with Fr. James Conlon telling his vocation story.

<img src=”http://www.footprintsofgodpilgrimages.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/IMG_7648-169×300.png” alt=”” width=”169″ height=”300″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-1591484″ /> We arrived at Caesarea Philippi where Steve gave his talk and “Peter, the Rock, the Keys & the Chair.” And here we met Governor Mike Huckabee. From there we ate lunch at a Druze Restaurant.

Back to the Sea of Galilee we visited the place where Jesus multiplied loaves and fish before arriving at the Primacy of Peter were Steve gave his talk St. John chapter 21.

We had two hours of free time at our hotel on the shore of Galilee before going to one of the finest restaurants in Israel for an elegant dinner.

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Met Governor Huckabee in Israel

by Steve Ray on February 18, 2017

IMG_7648We met this good man in Israel today and he took some with us.

Gov. Mike Huckabee does much to help steer our country in ways of morality and conservatism.

We thanked him for all the good work that he does for our country – and to keep up the good work. We all applauded him.

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Remember this lady?Irena Sendler
Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98) in Warsaw, Poland

During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive.

Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried. She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck, for larger kids.Irena kept a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto.

The soldiers, of course, wanted nothing to do with the dog and the barking covered the kids/infants noises. During her time of doing this, she managed to smuggle out and save 2500 kids/infants.

Ultimately, she was caught, however, and the Nazi’s broke both of her legs and arms and beat her severely.

Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she had smuggled out, in a glass jar that she buried under a tree in her back yard. After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived and tried to reunite the family.

Most had been gassed. Those kids she helped got placed into foster family homes or adopted.

In 2007 Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize. She was not selected. Al Gore won, for a slide show on Global Warming. Later, anther politician, Barack Hussein Obama, won for his work as a community organizer for ACORN.

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Catholics and Immigration: What Does St. Thomas Aquinas Say? Listen Bishops…

February 7, 2017

Catholics have a long heritage and tradition dealing with immigration and integration into a society. To read about St. Thomas’ teaching on immigration, click here and here. Listen to this excellent 6 minute presentation – explaining the correct Catholic view of immigration intelligently and sanely – not like much of the hysterical discourse in the […]

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Christian Refugees Merit Priority Status

February 1, 2017

Bill Donohue comments on the urgent need to give priority status to persecuted Christian refugees. (sorry for the graphic images, but someone has to show and tell what is going on with Muslim persecution of Christians) In November 2015, President Barack Obama told a G20 press conference that proposals to give priority status to Christian […]

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Why Saint Thomas Aquinas Opposed Open Borders

January 31, 2017

Every nation has the right to distinguish, by country of origin, who can migrate to it and apply appropriate immigration policies, according to the great medieval scholar and saint Thomas Aquinas. by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.31 Jan 2017 In a surprisingly contemporary passage of his Summa Theologica, Aquinas noted that the Jewish people of Old […]

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I Was Stopped by Immigration at the Airport

January 29, 2017

In fact, I have been stopped by Immigration many times. That is what Immigration does. It makes sure you should come into our country. They stop me every time to check my Passport, ask what I did while away, who I met with and what I am bringing into the country. Three times US Immigration […]

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Good Riddance Obama; Welcome Trump!

January 20, 2017

Good riddance Obama and your eight miserable years as president. It will take a decade to really ascertain how much you’ve damaged our country and the world. Welcome Donald Trump! Loved the way you invited God back into our country during your Inaugural Address. Proud to have you in the White House. You’ve made a […]

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Founding Father John Adams Visits a Catholic Church

December 31, 2016

John Adams (1735-1826) was a Founding Father of the United States. He was raised in an austere Protestant movement called the Puritans who left England to flee liturgical Christianity and to find religious freedom. He was raised as a Congregationalist and later turned to Unitarianism. He was elected President of the United States in 1796. […]

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Who Speaks for God on Morals? Many Choose their Church Like they Choose a Restaurant

December 29, 2016

We have a “church” near our house that is making it comfortable for anyone to join no matter who they are, what they believe or what they practice. They say it is our job to accept and love, to be nice, not to judge. Celebrate Diversity is a slogan of acceptance, multiculturalism, non-judgmental inclusion. Some […]

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How To Give Liberal Students Everything They Want

November 16, 2016

 

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St. Thomas Becket on Why Clinton/Dems Lost

November 11, 2016

Posted at National Catholic Register by Tom Nash on Friday Nov 11th, 2016 at 9:52 AM **Evangelicals and Catholics took sober note of attacks on their religious liberty, and they pushed back hard at the ballot box.** Secular journalists have given various reasons for Donald Trump’s shocking upset victory over Hillary Clinton. I flipped between […]

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Trump Interviewed on EWTN; Watch Tonight! We Already Voted for Trump!

October 27, 2016

IRONDALE, Ala., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — At 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, Oct. 27, EWTN’s “The World Over” with Host Raymond Arroyo will air an exclusive interview with Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, which will be of interest to people across the United States. Watch the 15 minute interview below… Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161025/432539 Logo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161025/432540LOGO “He […]

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Wow!! What a Clear and Courageous Homily!! Watch this Before Voting!!! Share it!!

October 24, 2016
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The Eight Stages of the Rise and Fall of Civilizations

October 20, 2016

Written by Msgr. Charles Pope and posted October 12, 2016 on Community in Mission Cultures and civilizations go through cycles. Over time, many civilizations and cultures have risen and then fallen. We who live in painful times like these do well to recall these truths. Cultures and civilizations come and go; only the Church (though […]

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Archbishop Chaput on the Political Situation: “About those Unthinking, Backwards Catholics”

October 18, 2016

By Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. • Posted October 13, 2016 Back in 2008, in the weeks leading up to the Obama-McCain presidential election, two young men visited me in Denver. They were from Catholics United, a group describing itself as committed to social justice issues. They voiced great concern at the manipulative skill of […]

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