Tag Archives: 2015

this pressed for Justice: Fara cuvinte — David Simpson (@davidiansimpso3) December 24, 2015


this pressed: How Enrique Marquez fit into the San Bernardino killers’ network of interest — Post Graphics (@PostGraphics) December 18, 2015


This Pressed for Reality Check: Turkish MP reveals that ISIS used Turkey to access sarin gas for chemical attack— David Icke (@davidicke) December 16, 2015


this pressed for remembering: 10 Rankings That Tell Us Everything We Need to Know About Los Angeles in 2015 — L.A. Weekly (@LAWeekly) December 16, 2015


this pressed for our mind: Anti-Christian persecution isn’t all about Islam, @JohnLAllenJr writes — Crux (@Crux) December 16, 2015


Memorial services are being held today for three victims of the San Bernardino shootings— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) December 12, 2015


this pressed: Périple : à la rencontre des derniers Chrétiens du Moyen-Orient |— L’important (@Limportant_fr) December 11, 2015


The Jubilee Year of Mercy reminds us that God is waiting for us with open arms, just like the father of the prodigal son. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) November 29, 2015


Brooklyn Bridge painters at work on, 1915 — OnThisDay & Facts (@NotableHistory) November 29, 2015


See Princess Charlotte in adorable new photos taken by the Duchess of Cambridge!— MSNBC (@MSNBC) November 29, 2015


this pressed for posterity: “Turkey, like every country has a right to defend its territory and airspace” — Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) November 25, 2015


this pressed: @Westxgal @steph93065 — Dana (@d_dbean) November 18, 2015


‘Uh oh’: 5 Syrians traveling from France to the U.S. arrested with stolen passports in Honduras— Paul (@SoCaPaul) November 18, 2015


this pressed: The French awoke this morning in a state of shock — The Economist (@TheEconomist) November 14, 2015


this pressed: Laying flowers in front of Rome’s French Embassy — #PrayersForParis #ParisAttacks — Ann Schneible ن (@AnnSchneible) November 14, 2015


this pressed: Exploring DC! #whitehouse #memories — Alexia Meyer (@Alexia_Meyer) November 6, 2015


Saint of the Day for Thursday, November 12th, 2015: St. Josaphat of Polotsk

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St. Josaphat of Polotsk

Josaphat, an Eastern Rite bishop, is held up as a martyr to church unity because he died trying to bring part of the Orthodox Church into union with Rome. In 1054, a formal split called a schism … continue reading

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Over a quarter-million Vietnam War veterans still have PTSD. #VeteransDay — Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) November 12, 2015


@jstines3 @ChgocaChic shall remain a private, individual choice: not to mix with the affairs of the state!!! — George Bost (@georgebost) November 11, 2015


MT @SonomaChristian: God gave us the freedom to make our own choices — #GodBlessAmerica (@ChgocaChic) November 11, 2015


Saint of the Day for Tuesday, November 10th, 2015: St. Leo the Great

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St. Leo the Great

St. Leo the Great was born in Tuscany. As deacon, he was dispatched to Gaul as a mediator by Emperor Valentinian III. He reigned as Pope between 440 and 461. He persuaded Emperor Valentinian to … continue reading

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Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven. -Pope Francis — Catholic Connect (@ConnectCatholic) November 9, 2015


Saint of the Day for Sunday, November 8th, 2015: St. Castorius

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St. Castorius

St. Castorius is the patron saint of sculptors and his feast day is November 8th. Castorius, Claudius, Nicostratus, and Symphorian are called “the four crowned martyrs” who were tortured … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, October 30th, 2015: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

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St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

Confessor and Jay brother, also called Alonso. He was born in Segovia, Spain, on July 25, 1532, the son of a wealthy merchant, and was prepared for First Communion by Blessed Peter Favre, a friend of … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 27th, 2015: St. Frumentius

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St. Frumentius

Called “Abuna” or “the father’ of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius. Frumentius was born in Tyre, Lebanon. While on a voyage in the Red Sea with St. Aedesius, possibly his brother, only … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, October 23rd, 2015: St. John of Capistrano

Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 22nd, 2015: St. Pope John Paul II

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St. Pope John Paul II

Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920. He was the second of two sons … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 15th, 2015: St. Teresa of Avila

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St. Teresa of Avila

Teresa of Avila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda y Ahumada in Avila, Spain. Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, Columbus opened up the Western Hemisphere to … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 11th, 2015: St. Damien of Molokai

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St. Damien of Molokai

The Leper Priest, the Hero of Molokai. Born in Tremelo, Belgium, on January 3, 1840, he joined the Sacred Hearts Fathers in 1860. He was bom Joseph and received the name Damien in religious life.
In … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Saturday, September 12th, 2015: St. Ailbhe

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St. Ailbhe

Bishop and preacher, one of the saints whose life has been woven into the myths and legends of Ireland. He was a known disciple of St. Patrick, and is called Albeus in some records. What is known … continue reading

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“4 Juillet 1924, naissance d’Eva Marie Saint North by Northwest (59) & Exodus (60)… — Stéphane Bergès (@Revizorsb) July 4, 2015

Climb ‘El Capitan’ with Google’s first vertical Street View— Engadget (@engadget) June 24, 2015

Berkeley balcony was ‘severely dry rotted,’ city says — SFGate (@SFGate) June 24, 2015

Saint of the Day for Saturday, May 16th, 2015: Saint of the Day for Saturday, May 16th, 2015

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St. Simon Stock

Although little is known about Simon Stock’s early life, legend has it that the name Stock, meaning “tree trunk,” derives from the fact that, beginning at age twelve, he lived as a hermit … continue reading

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From dawn to dusk, as Kathmandu rebuilds— BBC News Asia (@BBCNewsAsia) May 15, 2015

Saint of the Day for Sunday, April 19th, 2015: St. Alphege

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St. Alphege

Archbishop and “the First Martyr of Canterbury.” He was born in 953 and became a monk in the Deerhurst Monastery in Gloucester, England, asking after a few years to become a hermit. He received … continue reading

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Spiritual Reflection, April 18, 2015, John Paul II, Encyclical Letter “Dives in Misericordia” on Divine Mercy

Spiritual Reflection

John Paul II, Encyclical Letter “Dives in Misericordia” on Divine Mercy

The concept of “mercy” in the Old Testament has a long and rich history. We have to refer back to it in order that the mercy revealed by Christ may shine forth more clearly. By revealing that mercy both through His actions and through His teaching, Christ addressed Himself to people who not only knew the concept of mercy, but who also, as the People of God of the Old Covenant, had drawn from their age – long history a special experience of the mercy of God. This experience was social and communal, as well as individual and interior. […]

The truth, revealed in Christ, about God the “Father of mercies,” enables us to “see” Him as particularly close to man especially when man is suffering, when he is under threat at the very heart of his existence and dignity. And this is why, in the situation of the Church and the world today, many individuals and groups guided by a lively sense of faith are turning, I would say almost spontaneously, to the mercy of God. They are certainly being moved to do this by Christ Himself, who through His Spirit works within human hearts. […]

In fact, revelation and faith teach us not only to meditate in the abstract upon the mystery of God as “Father of mercies,” but also to have recourse to that mercy in the name of Christ and in union with Him.

Saint of the Day for Saturday, April 18th, 2015, St. Apollonius the Apologist

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St. Apollonius the Apologist

Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of the most priceless documents of the early Church. Apollonius was a Roman senator who was denounced as a Christian by one of his … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, St. John Baptist de la Salle

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St. John Baptist de la Salle

John Baptist de la Salle was born at Rheims, France on April 30th. He was the eldest of ten children in a noble family. He studied in Paris and was ordained in 1678. He was known for his work with … continue reading

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Today In History. What Happened This Day In History: April 3, 2015

Today In History. What Happened This Day In History

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened today in history.

April 3

628   In Persia, Kavadh sues for peace with the Byzantines.
1367   John of Gaunt and Edward the Black Prince win the Battle of Najara, in Spain.
1559   Philip II of Spain and Henry II of France sign the peace of Cateau-Cambresis, ending a long series of wars between the Hapsburg and Valois dynasties.
1860   The Pony Express connects St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento, California.
1862   Slavery is abolished in Washington, D.C.
1865   Union forces occupy the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.
1882   The American outlaw Jesse James is shot in the back and killed by his cousin, Bob Ford.
1910   Alaska’s Mount McKinley, the highest mountain in North America is climbed.
1920   F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre are married at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.
1936   Bruno Hauptmann, killer of the Lindbergh baby, is executed.
1942   The Japanese begin their all-out assault on the U.S. and Filipino troops at Bataan.
1944   The U.S. Supreme Court rules that black citizens are eligible to vote in all elections, including primaries.
1948   President Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan, it will revive war-torn Europe.
1966   Three-thousand South Vietnamese Army troops lead a protest against the Ky regime in Saigon.
1972   Charlie Chaplin returns to the United States after a twenty-year absence.
1984   Coach John Thompson of Georgetown University becomes the first African-American coach to win an NCAA basketball tournament.
Born on April 3
1783   Washington Irving, American writer (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle).
1822   Edward Everett Hale, American clergyman and author (Man without a Country).
1823   William Macy “Boss” Tweed, New York City political boss.
1837   John Burroughs, nature writer.
1842   Hermann Karl Vogel, German astonomer.
1888   Gertrude Bridget “Ma” Rainey, American singer, “the mother of the blues.”
1898   Henry R. Luce, magazine publisher, founder of Time, Fortune and Life.
1924   Marlon Brando, actor (On the Waterfront, The Godfather).
1924   Doris Von Kappelhoff [Doris Day], American singer and actress.
1930   Helmut Kohl, chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

– See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.Q8neMmlY.dpuf

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, April 1st, 2015: St. Hugh of Grenoble

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St. Hugh of Grenoble

Benedictine bishop of Grenoble, France, patron of St. Bruno. He was born in the Dauphine region and became a canon of the cathedral in Valence. In 1080, while attending a synod in Avignon, Hugh was … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Monday, March 23rd, 2015: St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo

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St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo

Bishop and defender of the rights of the native Indians in Peru, Born in Mayorga, Spain, he studied law and became a lawyer and then professor at Salamanca, receiving appointment-despite being a … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Sunday, March 15th, 2015: St. Louise de Marillac

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St. Louise de Marillac

Louise de Marillac was born probably at Ferrieres-en-Brie near Meux, France, on August 12, 1591. She was educated by the Dominican nuns at Poissy. She desired to become a nun but on the advice of her … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Friday, March 13th, 2015: Bl. Agnello of Pisa

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Bl. Agnello of Pisa

The founder of the English Franciscan province, Blessed Agnello, was admitted into the Order by St. Francis himself on the occasion of his sojourn in Pisa. He was sent to the Friary in Paris, of … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Wednesday, March 11th, 2015: St. Constantine

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St. Constantine

Constantine was king of Cornwall. Unreliable tradition has him married to the daughter of the king of Brittany who on her death ceded his throne to his son and became a monk at St. Mochuda monastery … continue reading

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, March 10th, 2015: St. John Ogilvie

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St. John Ogilvie

Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. Exposed to the religious controversies of his day and impressed with the faith of the … continue reading

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