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The Friday Link Fry – Wake-up Call edition

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time- September 11, 2011 (Reflection on Scripture Speaks and the readings at USCCB)

September 9th's Saint of the Day at (American is St. Peter Claver and looking ahead, September 13th's is St. John Chrysostom.

"Vegetables" Speak! (Touchstone's Mere Comments)

As reported in the Guardian, Wally Nel, a General Practitioner has accidentally woken up PVS patients (which in scientifically accurate language means persistent vegetative state) by giving them sleeping pills.

New York Times editor calls Santorum an evangelical (Catholic Vote)

Porn & National Security (Touchstone with a link to Salvo)

In case you haven't read it, here's Salvo on porn. Porn is a slavemaster. Which means we have in our midst millions of slaves. "Fly, you fools!"

If prayer can't change God, what good is it? The example of St. Monica (Fr. Ryan at NTM)

Language of Beauty – part 1: Glory and Splendor (Peter Kreeft on CERC)

Cathedral's policy change on altar servers ignites discussion (Hint: Its all-male. Catholic Sun)

Greatest Big Brother Evah!!! (CNN Video Thanks to CMR)

Immodest dress in church (WDTPRS?)

Major Study Links Suicide and Other Mental Health Problems to Abortion (American Thinker via Touchstone)

Oops! Old Navy T-shirts come complete with grammatical mistake (NY Daily News) I am reminded of an old blog post of my own on the apostrophe.

Catholic Education Matters (Patheos)

Archbp. Dolan on meatless Fridays and external signs of our Catholic identity (WDTPRS?)

Pink for Komen is ok, but mind where you put the red, white, and blue: NFL Players Could Face Fines For Wearing Cleats, Gloves Commemorating 9/11 (Mac's Football Blog, via Weasel Zippers)

Kids - Meet My Bedroom Door (

Dear Children,

You have lived in our house for a long time but I’m starting to think that you might not be acquainted with all that the house has to offer. I’d like to take you on a tour and make a few introductions.

  1. Dresser – Kids. Meet your dresser. Your clothes live inside. I know you’re aware that the drawers open but did you know that they can also close?

General Sherman's Jesuit Son(Patheos)

Tom Sherman General's son and Jesuit


Steely Dan plays Deacon Blues (YouTube)

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