Thanksgiving

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John Paul II’s ‘We Are to Imitate Saints, Rather Than Applaud Them’ Recalled at Mass of Thanksgiving

Two Masses of Thanksgiving have taken place this Monday morning in St. Peter’s Square for the two saints canonized Sunday by Pope Francis. Cardinal Angelo Comastri, archpriest of the Vatican basilica, celebrated a Mass to give thanks for the life and lengthy pontificate of Pope John Paul II. Thousands of mainly P…

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Soldiers In Greasepaint

Bob Hope’s NBC radio special “Soldiers in Greasepaint” broadcast on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1943.  A salute to millions of brave Americans who were spending Thanksgiving a long way from home seven decades ago. By the time of World War II Hope was 38 and too old to likely be assigned to a combat area.  […]

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Thanksgiving For Small Blessings

      Each Thanksgiving I say grace for my family and thank God for His major blessings in our life, but what about the small blessings?  Here I make up for the lack: 1.    That William Shatner has not directed another Star Trek film. 2.    That the Pope has not yet condemned blogging as a […]

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