Covid Update

Dad recently died. I was quarantined during Thanksgiving vacation, when I’d planned to be in Tulsa to visit him and family. During these past five years in Boise I thought that, next month, next week, next year I might be able to go down and see Dad. Unfortunately there wasn’t a next month after January… Continue reading Covid Update

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Remembrance

This is the link to the memorial video for Dad Thank you Cheryl for the beautiful acapella rendition of Amazing Grace. Thank you to family and friends that have supported my sisters and I during this time. Your prayers for us and our father are appreciated. When you view this, please join your prayers with… Continue reading Remembrance

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Pope St. Fabian

How do we know he was pope? The Liber Pontificalis (“Book of Popes”) lists Pope St. Fabian as the immediate successor of Anterus. Church historian Eusebius, writing around 325 AD, confirms the same and lists him as the 19th successor of St. Peter. Give me the scoop on Fabian. Fabian’s elevation to the papacy was… Continue reading Pope St. Fabian

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Reflection

Thoughts and musings about Dad and Life As my father lay on a ventilator in a hospital, having been brought back to life by a combination of compressions and rescue efforts of medical staff, I am pondering my life, and the lives of those who’ve impacted my life. He is the last of my parents,… Continue reading Reflection

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Thoughts from Padre Jesus Camacho

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10225516931298088&id=1470819152 Gracias Padre Jesus Camacho TWO QUESTIONS 1) When you pray does it include asking God to be a good friend / a good friend and to find a true friend / a true friend? 2) Have you ever wondered if your way of living indicates that you are: a) part of the problem or… Continue reading Thoughts from Padre Jesus Camacho

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#111 – Pope Formosus

Pope from October 6, 891 – April 4, 896 Lived: 816 – April 4, 896 pronounced: fohr-MOE-suss Give me the scoop on Formosus. Likely born in Rome around the year 816, Formosus was a busy churchman prior to being pope. He was appointed a cardinal and bishop of Porto in 864 by Pope St. Nicholas… Continue reading #111 – Pope Formosus

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Pope St. Nicholas I

105 Pope St. Nicholas I Pope from April 24, 858 – November 13, 867Lived: c. 800 – November 13, 867 Give me the scoop on Nicholas I.A Roman from a noble family, Nicholas was well-known, even before becoming pope, for his holiness, goodwill, intelligence, and ability to lead. He was a subdeacon under Pope Sergius… Continue reading Pope St. Nicholas I

MIRACLE APPROVED! FATHER MCGIVNEY TO BE BEATIFIED!

Priest launched international lay movement, died in 19th century pandemic MEDIA RESOURCESJOIN THE GUILD ROME – The Vatican today (May 27) announced that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of the founder of the Knights of Columbus, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, a Connecticut priest who served his… Continue reading MIRACLE APPROVED! FATHER MCGIVNEY TO BE BEATIFIED!

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#101 Pope Gregory IV

Pope from March 828 – January 25, 844 Died: January 25, 844 Give me the scoop on Gregory IV. Born in Rome late in the 8th Century, Gregory was known for his penchant for learning and his rugged good looks (yes, seriously) prior to being pope. After priestly ordination, Gregory served as cardinal and pastor… Continue reading #101 Pope Gregory IV