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Andy Williams - Moon River (1961)

Fatboy Slim - Weapon Of Choice

Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends [Live @ KROQ Almost Acoustic 2004]

The Puppy Whisperer

With his daring scheme for Anglicans, Benedict XVI fulfils the hopes of Cardinal Newman

The Telegraph reports:
Was Pope Benedict XVI inspired by Cardinal John Henry Newman, whom it is hoped he will beatify in England next year, when he suddenly threw open the gates of Rome to disaffected Anglicans on Tuesday morning?
The official website for Newman’s Cause hinted as much when it greeted the announcement with a reminder of Newman’s support for a proposal to establish an Anglican Uniate Church for converts, similar to that provided for Byzantine-rite Catholics. The plan was conceived by Ambrose Phillips de Lisle and Newman rightly guessed that it would be unworkable. But if it could be made to work, he said, he was all in favour. As he wrote to de Lisle in 1876:
“Nothing will rejoice me more than to find that the Holy See considers it safe and promising to sanction some such plan as the Pamphlet suggests. I give my best prayers, such as they are, that some means of drawing to us so many good people, who are now shivering at our gates, may be discovered.”

Read more here: http:/…

Jack Black Gives A Prayer to Satan Live At the 2009 VMAS

My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade [LYRICS]

My Chemical Romance - I'm not okay (I promise) (fuse live)

I Don't Love You-My Chemical Romance[HQ]

Assisted Suicide

Lord Joffe, who has campaigned strenuously for the legalisation of assisted suicide, is giving a public lecture at Bath University to promote his views. The University wishes the public to have their say in a poll on their website. It is a good, straightforward question "Should assisted dying be legalised for the terminally ill?" Currently there is a massive majority of "No" votes - go over to help keep it that way.Cast your vote here.
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An Abortionist turns to the Divine Mercy

Patric Madrid - http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com/ - reports on a former medical doctor who was involved in contraception for women turned back to his Catholic faith - He used to perform abortions. Then he returned to his Catholic faith. Now, Dr. John Bruchalski's mission is to help spread the message of Divine Mercy through his medical practice. His powerful conversion story is why planners for the upcoming North American Congress on Mercy have invited him to give his witness for the historic Nov. 14-15 event.

Read more here:http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com/2009/10/abortionist-turns-to-divine-mercy.html

Alma Mater

ALMA MATER
"The Choir of the Philharmonic Academy of Rome and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will release eight original pieces of modern classical music featuring prayers recited and sung by Pope Benedict XVI recorded mostly during His Marian pilgrimages by Vatican Radio."

http://order.universalmusic.co.uk/musicfromthevatican/

And tragic

American 'abortion addict' reveals she terminated 15 pregnancies in 17 yearsRead more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1220095/American-abortion-addict-15-terminations-17-years-publishes-memoir.html#ixzz0TqMUc3pC

A self-confessed abortion addict has revealed how she had 15 terminations in 17 years in an extraordinary act of rebellion against her controlling husband.
Irene Vilar, 40, claims she was unable to stop herself conceiving children Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1220095/American-abortion-addict-15-terminations-17-years-publishes-memoir.html#ixzz0TqMbGvPp

More tragedy

Boy, 10, awarded £7.1 million damages for birth blunders which left him brain-damagedRead more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1220081/Boy-10-awarded-7-1-million-damages-birth-blunders-left-brain-damaged.html#ixzz0TqMCVN1d

Harry, who will never be able to work during his adult life, was born on February 23 1999 at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
His lawyers said he was delivered by caesarean Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1220081/Boy-10-awarded-7-1-million-damages-birth-blunders-left-brain-damaged.html#ixzz0TqMIXAIr

Our Lady of Fatima

"You have seen Hell where the Souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the World Devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If what I say is done, many Souls will be saved and there will be peace”
Our Lady’s Words to Lucia 13th July 1917

What is happening to our NHS?

What is happening to our NHs? The media constantly reporting a catalogue of errors. Last week, it was reported that nearly 4,000 NHS patients in England die each year as a result of an error of some kind in their care, Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1219950/The-little-girl-left-mother-everyday-operation-went-terribly-wrong.html#ixzz0ToXXOmJi

And also http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1220050/The-devastating-moment-parents-said-goodbye-son-left-severely-brain-damaged-hospital-blunders.html

Personally we have experienced my father on a ward and left without food and fluids. An operation where someone was sent home early and only after three phone calls able to get a doctor out and readmitted to a hospital where there where no beds and had to be transported to another hospital at 4 am in the morning before treatment. And a maternity ward with no midwives taking an 'active' role in the birth of a baby without pestering for attention.

Left to Die

The Daily Mail reports that a 76 year old man was left to die after being wrongly diagnosed with cancer and sent to a hospice with a controversial "death pathway". His family claim he was denied food, water and medication except painkillers. He died within two weeks.
But tests after his death found that his cancer had not come back, and he was in fact Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1219853/Father-misdiagnosed-cancer-dies-medics-death-pathway-stopped-feeding-him.html#ixzz0TlB2rhS6

Veneration of the relics of St Thérèse

The relics of St Therese were at Aylesford this weekend. I don't have any photos but fellow blogger : http://the-hermeneutic-of-continuity.blogspot.com/ has some good photos - check them out.

Thérèse de Lisieux (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, was a French CatholicCarmelite nun who was canonised and recognised as a Doctor of the Church, one of only three women to receive that honour. She is also known as "The Little Flower of Jesus".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9r%C3%A8se_of_Lisieux

Prayer Needed

Fr Sean Cole of Bangor to Bobbio sends the disturbing news that Columban Father Michael Sinnott was on Sunday evening from the Columban house in Pagadian City by six armed men while he was walking in the garden.Fr Sinnott will be 80 in December, had a heart bypass four years ago, and has regular medication. Please say a prayer for his safe return to the community in the Philippines where he has served local people for decades.For further information, see Fr Sean's posts:Columban priest abducted in Pagadian City, PhilippinesUpdate on kidnapped Fr Michael Sinnott

Mary

Currently I have been volunteering at a Centre Of Peace bookshop, originally coming out of the Medjugorje movement. As well as books we sell a wide range of Catholic items. Being at the shop has meant I have been finding out more about Medjugorje and other Marian apparitions around the world. As well as Marian apologetics.

The following article on Bl. Bartolomeo Longo and the Rosary was written by Br. Ezra Sullivan, OP. It originally appeared on the Catholic Exchange website on October 26, 2007, in the month dedicated to our Lady of the Rosary.

On the day of Bartolo Longo’s beatification, October 26, 1980, Pope John Paul II called him a “man of the Madonna”; he later called him “a true apostle of the rosary” and “a layman who lived his ecclesial pledge to the full”. And John Paul II knew what he was saying — his own Marian spirituality was influenced deeply by what, as a young man, he had gleaned from Bartolo’s life and works.
So who was this a man who so profoundly affected the great…

Sexualising our children

The schools and government are concerned about the craze for runner bands which can be exchanged in the school playground - for 'favours' by the girls. They are obviously concerned about sexualising of our children - what about the education system itself which has been sexualising our children at younger and younger ages. They should look on their own doorsteps first at some of the policies that they ahve out in place.

Culture Watch says: Governments Sexualising Our Children
We can understand the sex industry and porn lobby attempting to target our kids and push their sleazy agenda on them. But when the government gets into this business, using our tax dollars to do so, then we must be especially concerned.
Primary school kids are being targeted by a website developed by La Trobe University. The site, http://thehormonefactory.com, uses cartoons to tell 10 to 12-year-olds about how they can get “interested in sex”. It also informs them what a relief it can be if a woman has an …