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Going to church is good for you: Services lower blood pressure, research finds Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078519/Going-churc

Going to church at Christmas may have been good for the soul, but scientists have discovered that it may also be good for the body.
Researchers found that attending services lowers blood pressure – and the more often you go the lower it becomes.
Previous studies in the U.S. suggested the link, but as 40 per cent of Americans regularly go to church its health benefits were treated as a coincidence. So the Norwegian researchers, who had just four per cent of churchgoers among their 120,000 participants, were surprised to see they too had lower blood pressure.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078519/Going-church-good-Services-lower-blood-pressure-research-finds.html#ixzz1hb18GOJY

O Little Town of Bethlehem

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The Christmas Day broadcast concluded with a theme that drew inspiration from the Bible's nativity story. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/

Children from St Joseph's Catholic Infants' School in Camberwell, south London, were seen performing scenes from a traditional nativity play complete with a tiny doll in a basket as baby Jesus.
The Queen said: 'Although we are capable of great acts of kindness, history teaches us that we sometimes need saving from ourselves - from our recklessness or our greed.
'God sent into the world a unique person - neither a philosopher nor a general, important though they are, but a saviour, with the power to forgive.
'Forgiveness lies at the heart of the Christian faith. It can heal broken families, it can restore friendships and it can reconcile divided communities. It is in forgiveness that we feel the power of God's love.'
The broadcast ended as it had begun, with a performance by the Band of the Irish Guards.
The Christmas address had started with the musicians playing the National Anthem and ended with them performing the carol O Little Town of Bethlehem on the forec…

Pope Benedict condemns 'superficial glitter' that surrounds Christmas as he calls for an end to bloodshed around the world during mass at St Peter's

Pope Benedict XVI called for an end to the bloodshed in Syria and the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in his Christmas message today, an appeal for peace that was challenged by deadly attacks on two Nigerian churches.He made the plea the morning after Christmas celebrations got underway with a midnight mass service at a packed St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.The Pontiff used his Christmas ceremonies to condemn the 'superficial glitter' that now imbues the holiday.He urged the faithful to discover its true meaning and remember the 'child in the stable' instead of being consumed by the commercial side of Christmas.

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God In The Streets of New York City

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Extraordinary People - The Girl With A New Face [part 3]

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Blackmore's Night - I Saw Three Ships

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♫ "How Deep The Fathers Love For Us" - Stuart Townend ♫

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A Charlie Brown Christmas - Christmas Time is Here Song

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Flipsyde - Happy Birthday - ORIGINAL

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Sotto Voce : John Rutter - Angels' Carol

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Changing your name

Confirmation names

The practice of adopting a new name was not limited to baptism. Many medieval examples show that any notable change of condition, especially in the spiritual order, was often accompanied by the reception of a new name. In the eighth century the two Englishmen, Winfrith and Willibald, going on different occasions to Rome received from the reigning pontiff, along with a new commission to preach, the names respectively of Boniface and Clement. So again Emma of Normandy, when she married King Ethelred in 1002, took the name Ælfgifu; while, of course, the reception of a new name upon entering a religious order is almost universal even in our day. It is not strange, then, that at confirmation, in which the interposition of a godfather emphasizes the resemblance with baptism, it should have become customary to take a new name, though usually no great use is made of it. In one case, however, that of Henry III, King of France — who being the godson of our English Edward VI ha…

Carol of the Bells - Celtic Woman

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Dr. Scott Hahn Catholic Teaching Part 1/6

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May's Miracle Part 3/3

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The Opening of the Seventh Seal of Revelation - Urgent

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Taize Ubi caritas

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John Michael Talbot - I Am The Bread of Life - Quiet Reflections Part 7

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Fr Pat Collins Second Rain part two (re-edit)

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Eucharistic Adoration

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Alfie Boe performs 'Music of the Night' live on QVC

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Truth Ravi Zacharias Sermon Jam (spiritualinspiration.tumblr.com)

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Meat Loaf 1978 Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad

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Alfie Boe performs Bring Him Home from Les Miserables - Songs of Praise ...

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SULLIVAN: "The Lost Chord"

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Memories of the Alhambra

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History Maker

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Scripture Study October

The Hard Sayings of Jesus At Bible group we were looking at the hard sayings of Jesus – in particular this week it was looking at the scripture of ‘the sheep and the goats’.Matthew 25: 31-46“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne.32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. 33 He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.34“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.35For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,36I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’37“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see…

The Fall of Lucifer

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Nat King Cole - The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)

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Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine

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Sometimes in April [trailer] (2005)

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Aled Jones with Ben Crawley - Nunc Dimittis

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Mother Angelica Live Classics - 09-27-2011 - Angels - Mother Angelica

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180 is "Eye Opening" & "Jaw Dropping"

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St. Josemaria Escriva: Our Faith is Grounded on Christ

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Interview: Priests for Life President Fr. Pavone reacts to bishop’s recall to diocese | LifeSiteNews.com

Political Responsibility

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Faith & Hope & Love: Ultra Sound Pictures

Association of Catholic Women Bloggers: Parents for Eternal Life

Association of Catholic Women Bloggers: Parents for Eternal Life: I recently read an article titled “ The Teaching of the Catholic Church on Home Schooling – Parents for Eternal Life ” by Jesuit priest Fr....

JUDY GARLAND "GET HAPPY" (SUMMER STOCK, 1950)

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We Are Catholic.

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Liturgy

In his encyclical Mediator Dei, Pius XII links liturgy with the last will of Jesus Christ.
"But it is His will, that the worship He instituted and practiced during His life on earth shall continue ever afterwards without intermission. For he has not left mankind an orphan. He still offers us the support of His powerful, unfailing intercession, acting as our "advocate with the Father." He aids us likewise through His Church, where He is present indefectibly as the ages run their course: through the Church which He constituted "the pillar of truth" and dispenser of grace, and which by His sacrifice on the cross, He founded, consecrated and confirmed forever."

Be Still My Soul

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Mozart - Requiem

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The STAR Part 3/3

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video3.mov: 2011-08-01 Walsingham England

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"The Deer's Cry", or St. Patrick's Breastplate, sung by Angelina, (EWTN)

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I'm Always Chasing Rainbows Judy Garland

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RIP, Mum 07.08.11; Time to say goodbye - Andrea Bocelli & Sara Brightman

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Temporary Loss Of Service

Dear Blogging Friends - due to a problem with my left eye at the moment, I am unable to focus long enough to read and write; so there will not be any blog posts for a while. :-)

"The Deer's Cry", or St. Patrick's Breastplate, sung by Angelina, (EWTN)

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Atheism and Schizophrenia

Rhema Marvanne - Note To God- (FREE MP3] - 23 million webviews

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Amazing Grace - Rhema 7yr old Gospel singer plz "Share"

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As I Kneel/God Has choosen me

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Novena to Saint Jude

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Vortex - Amazing Grace

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Science between man and God

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Fr. Tom Morrow - Definition of happiness

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God In The Streets of New York City

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You are my God

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Free Chen Guangcheng! China's One Child Policy

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Amazing Grace by 2-year Old

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We Bow Down - Robin Mark

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The Last Mountain - [TRAILER] - Copyright © 2010 Uncommon Productions

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The Tree of Life Trailer 2011

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Chris Tomlin-Indescribable( You are amazing God)

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Spanish cloistered nuns see surge in vocations

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XII. Benedictus - The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace

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Pfleger Had Help 04-19

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I vow to thee my country - libera

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God's Will

Thoughts on the Divine Will/Luisa Piccarreta movement Firstly I am going to New Dawn at Walsingham myself which I am sure will be a great event and I am looking forward to it. Also I do believe in God’s Will in my life ever since I first gave my life to God as Christian and then as a Catholic. We have such a jewel in the Catholic faith that sometimes our Faith and Traditions get overlooked and people go looking for the next best thing or the latest prophecy as if something new is what they are searching for not unlike many evangelical churches that seek the next move of the Holy Spirit and are very open to being led astray, as with Todd Bentley and the false Kundalini spirit in the churches. But we have all we need in the Catholic Church, we just need to look closer to home, know our faith and let Jesus come to us in the Blessed Sacrament as well as benefit from the prayers of Mary in the Rosary. The Council of Ephesus (AD 431)...professed that Mary is the Mother of God, the Theotok…