Tag Archives: Roman Catholic Church

A Priest Almost Made Americans Overthrow Their Gov’t

Charles Coughlin (October 25, 1891 – October 27, 1979) Again, there’s nothing new under the sun. American-style fascism was rampant in the 1930’s. At the forefront of the movement was a Roman Catholic priest who was born in Canada. He … Continue reading

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Can a Legendary Irish Saint Return in the 20th Century?

Brigid of Kildare (Died February 1, 525 AD) This post started out as a discussion with my daughter, Amy, who disagrees with my assessment that her daughter is the reincarnation of my mother. She said her daughter came with her … Continue reading

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The Church Gave Explorers a Legal Justification in 1452:

The Doctrine of Discovery Yesterday, during Pope Francis’ public mass in Quebec, a banner was raised in silent protest. So, here’s the question: if the Pope rescinds the Doctrine of Discovery (effectively taking away the authority to conquer lands and … Continue reading

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Every Day, It Feels Like We’re Getting Nearer the End

The Four Horsemen During our annual Good Friday get-together, I overheard several discussions among family members of how the cost of everything is skyrocketing. Three couples from one family unit are building homes in the French River area, south of … Continue reading

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Shot of the Moon

Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio a Fontana di Trevi, Roma The image of the church’s cross is superimposed on the moon to create a shining light for Lent. To me it shows that we are not alone, and that our constant … Continue reading

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When a Pope Changed our Old Style to a New Style

Pope Gregory XIII (February 24, 1582) The calendar used to be based on the Roman way of counting days of the month, and year, but there was always something missing: one-quarter of a day every year. So, the Romans added … Continue reading

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Was This Grand Master a Reincarnation of Jesus?

Jacques de Molay (executed on March 11, 1314) It seems a strange theory, but one supported by the Masons. However, we don’t know Jacques de Molay‘s birth date, so I cannot prove his karmic lineage that way. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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The Writer who Got Away with Mordor

J.R.R. Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since the first “Lord of the Rings” film was released to cinemas the world over. This concept came from the mind of … Continue reading

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Was This Pope Really Poisoned in His Sleep?

Pope John Paul I (October 17, 1912 – September 28, 1978) The sudden demise of Pope John Paul I is one of the most mysterious of deaths in the 20th century. It has always been rumoured to be a murder … Continue reading

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From Humble Beginnings…

Pope John Paul II (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005) I watched Cash Peters’ YouTube video featuring Pope John Paul II. It was eye-opening for me because, even though I lived through the whole of his Papacy (1978-2005), I … Continue reading

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