Tuesday, October 2, 2012


FINDING TRUTH WHEREVER IT MAY BE FOUND:  "Anyone can buy a car or a night on the town.  Most of us shell out our days like peanuts.  One in a thousand can look on the world in amazement.  I don't mean gawking at the Chrysler building.  I'm talking about the wing of a dragonfly.  The tale of the shoeshine.  Walking through an unsullied hour with an unsullied heart."  from Amer Towlese's "Rules of Civility"
QUOTE II:  "The universe would have been equally incomprehensible if it had consisted of one stone the size of an orange."  from "Sophie's World"


If you know of a young man who is searching for a vocation and nothing seems to be clicking consider putting him in touch with the Knights of the Holy Eucharist.  I had the opportunity to visit them recently and truly enjoyed my visit there.  Here is a link to their site.
You may have felt a rumble in the ground over the diocese's Faithful Citizenship presentation.  Bishop Lenon is taking it quite in the chin again.  Here are some of his own words on the matter that you can find over at My Domestic Church.

From the, "This has absolutely nothing to do with this blog" file:  There is a new restaurant in town that I would like to tell you about.  It is take-away only and is located in Highland Square.  It operates out of the back door of the American Legion.  Literally.  You stand on the back stoop, someone comes to the door and opens it and you are looking at the machinery for the house.  They take your order and go back inside and exchange your heavy bag of food for a pittance.  Before you continue on, read this review and you will understand why this place is so cool. 

What makes this place even more amazing is that it across the street from a very similar restaurant with the same kind of food and whose logo is a stick of butter.  How could two such paces exist on the same street let alone in the same universe?  Akron is truly blessed though we will all die an early death. 

I think there is a merry war going on.  It started with one serving deep fried tater tots.  The place across the street wrapped them in bacon.  The first place topped them by putting melted cheddar cheese on it.  Now it is the turn of the other place to put sour cream on top (my humble suggestion.) 

Thank you God.  Here is proof that you love us.
From the Diocese of Cleveland Enewsletter:  "Every January, the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. hosts a Rally and Mass for Life on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. In 2013, the event will take place on January 25th."  Read more here.
From the same source:  "Did you know, this Saturday, September 29 at 10 a.m. is your first of several opportunities to be a member of the studio audience for tapings of the "Living Right With Dr. Ray" TV show?"  Read more here.
Julie is an artist from Ireland.  Apparently she has an attachment to St. Sebastian and sent me this link to her sight in the hopes that we might purchase her sculpture for this parish.  They weigh 300lbs and I am sure I could not even come up with the freight costs.  Just the same, if you you want to have a look-see go here.
I will share this Email with you and let you make your own conclusions about the movie, "Searching for Sugar Man." 

The new filmSEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN has been opening to exciting rave reviews all across the country and the film has yet to open in a long list of theaters. Obviously, the market for good films that speak tofaith and virtue is wide open. Film-makers who are getting in on the New Springtime of Faith in Hollywood are only priming the pump for more high-quality faith-based movies to be made. This new genre of film is a true integration of faith and culture, beyond the scope of good “faith movies” like Courageous and Fireproof, and is starting to energize many top film studios.And it is Catholic bloggers and speakers who lead the way in cultivating the faithful audience in our country.
Please consider reviewing this beautiful filmon your blog about the true story of Sixto “Jesus” Rodriguez, a hugely successful musician whosuddenly chooses a life of obscurity for the sake of his family. I believe there is a deep well of good, true, and beautiful material for discussion in this film, and would like to ask you to consider suggesting it to your blog audience with a review or a mention in your next post. For many, this will be the beginning of a whole new way to see film through the eyes of faith.
Here is the trailer:


Matt W said...

The way Fat Bob Grill is set up, it sounds like some kind of drug deal or 20's speak easy. Of course, if the government keeps usurping power, buying a Defibrilator Burger(ribs on top of the burger! I think I'm in love) will be akin to buying cocaine or some such.
Thanks for the tip. Can't wait to try it out.

MaryofSharon said...

: ) That link to Bishop Lennon's 2008 letter was the perfect way to address the Faithful Citizenship forum "rumble"! Short and sweet! Perhaps Bishop Lennon could write another letter for 2012 and put it somewhere a little easier to find than on Elena's blog!