Obviously, the NSA needed his skills and experience from Facebook. The questions is, why do they need his skills and experience? Oh, wait…
The adoration chapel at St. Cecelia’s in Beaverton was desecrated by someone who came and stole the Eucharist, and also the tabernacle. Small blessing in that the usual parade of people who hate Catholics have not begun commenting on the story, which usually happens when anything Catholic is mentioned in the Oregonian.
I am almost in agreement with her… But I wouldn’t go that far. I just regret that her parents were elected to any office.
What would the Catholic Church's judgement be on an agency or government that exercised political control of opinion and repressed things they considered thought crimes? Based on a reading of CCC 2499 the Church would consider such an agency or government part of, or a totalitarian state. See Catechism of the Catholic Church in section 2499 below:
CCC 2499 "Moral judgment must condemn the plague of totalitarian states which systematically falsify the truth…
Wow. The North Koreans say they’re going to get us. I’m a cowering in fear at their display of military prowess in this video.
Great News! Parents in Portland went to the Portland school board meeting and protested the presence of Planned Parenthood in their schools! The same thing is happening there. They had a great turnout. You can read about it here: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2012/12/teenage_pregnancy_prevention_p.html
Let’s keep up the momentum in Salem! We had about ninety people at last month’s meeting. Let’s get a hundred and fifty to this month’s meeting to continue our efforts to get Planned Parenthood out of our schools! The school board meeting is on Tuesday, December 11 at 6 PM. It’s located at 2575 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97302. You’ll be glad you went. Your friends will be glad you got them to go too.
I was drinking my morning coffee and viewing a photo essay on the CNN website about South Sudan.
Their extreme poverty and lack of infrastructure is affecting them in the wake of their war of independence from Sudan. The photos show victims of famine and disease, with a 13 year old being buried, and malnourished children being examined by medical personnel. But I kept getting pop up ads. I don’t usually read them, but I couldn’t help but notice one was for women’s shoes that could probably feed a family for a month or more. Then the next one was an ad for Subway sandwiches that you had to close before continuing on to the picture. And the picture was of malnourished children. That’s just so sick and wrong.