Monday, October 27, 2008

Autumn in the South

The Corn Maze

Cotton Pick'in Time

"Horse" Rides

Pumpkins Picked from the Patch

Thursday, October 16, 2008

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The How to Book of the Mass  by Michael Dubruiel would be a great gift for a newly-confirmed Catholic.

Michael Dubruiel

The How-To Book of the Mass is the only book that not only provides the who, what, where, when, and why of themost time-honored tradition of the Catholic Church but also the how.
In this complete guide you get:
  • step-by-step guidelines to walk you through the Mass
  • the Biblical roots of the various parts of the Mass and the very prayers themselves
  • helpful hints and insights from the Tradition of the Church
  • aids in overcoming distractions at Mass
  • ways to make every Mass a way to grow in your relationship with Jesus
If you want to learn what the Mass means to a truly Catholic life—and share this practice with others—you can’t be without The How-To Book of the Mass. Discover how to:
  • Bless yourself
  • Make the Sign of the Cross
  • Genuflect
  • Pray before Mass
  • Join in Singing the Opening Hymn
  • Be penitential
  • Listen to the Scriptures
  • Hear a Great Homily Everytime
  • Intercede for others
  • Be a Good Steward
  • Give Thanks to God
  • Give the Sign of Peace
  • Receive the Eucharist
  • Receive a Blessing
  • Evangelize Others
  • Get something Out of Every Mass You Attend
"Is this not the same movement as the Paschal meal of the risen Jesus with his disciples? Walking with them he explained the Scriptures to them; sitting with them at table 'he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them." 1347, Catechism of the Catholic Church

Find more about The How to Book of the Mass here.

Father Mitch Pacwa's Teaching on Saint Paul

And the Sacraments, here is the complete set of Father Mitch Pacwa's presentations given at the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Birmingham, AL from September 4, 2008-October 9, 2008.

September 4, 2008, on Saint Paul and Baptism.

September 11, 2008 on Saint Paul and Confession.

September 18, 2008 on Saint Paul and Confirmation

September 25, 2008 on Saint Paul and Eucharist

October 2, 2008 on Saint Paul and Holy Orders, Part I

October 2, 2008 on Saint Paul and Holy Orders, Part II

October 9, 2008 on Saint Paul and Marriage

Bishop Baker's Continuing Catechesis on St. Paul

Sunday, October 05, 2008


Notice the wasp flying next to on the pic for a larger version:
I think he's referencing the Bucs as being number 1:

Winner Todd Bodine: