Monday, February 11, 2013


FINDING TRUTH WHEREVER IT MAY BE FOUND:  "Men suffer the worst evils for the sake of the most alien desires, they neglect the most necessary appetites as if they were the most alien to nature."  Philodemus from the book "The Swerve" by Stephen Greenblatt
IN OTHER NEWS:  "Against other things it possible to obtain security, but when it comes to death we humans live in an unwalled city."  Epicurus from the same book.
From the Diocese of Cleveland Enewsletter:  "Our observance of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, 13 February 2013, a day of fast and abstinence for Catholics."  Read more here.
Live in the Cleveland Diocese?  From the same source:  "Many Catholic parishes throughout the eight county Diocese of Cleveland offer Fish Fries and other meatless meals for their parish communities and the community."  Find one near you here.
From the same source:  "Did you know, last week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued revised rules for the Healthcare Mandate?  Since then the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), including Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon, looked forward for an opportunity to study the proposed regulations closely."  Read more here.
The diocesan wide night of confession is coming up.  Here is a video promoting it:

Russel sent this in.  I thought it was funny:  The Biblical Curse Generator.

Fr. Pfieffer commissioned another painting of St. Sebastian from artist Eric Armusik.  See it here.

J. P. sent a link in from Fr. Kyle's blog explaining why seminarians study art and architecture.  See it here. Fr. Pf. sent this in:

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