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Get Free Bible Tabs With a Didache Purchase

The leather-bound Didache Bibles have finally arrived and the hard-back Didache Bibles are back in print. To celebrate, we're offering a free set of Bible tabs with every RSV Didache Bible you purchase.

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How to Salvage a Clicking Hard Drive

Dead hard drive is only mostly dead

Today my wife’s laptop started acting up. It kept saying that there was some sort of problem, rebooting, fixing things and then coming back to life. Definitely not a good sign. When I got home today she told me that it was making a clicking noise occasionally but was working. I knew that hard drives and clicking are a very …

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The Catholic Drinkie’s Guide to Home Brewed Evangelism – Behind the Catholic Counter Episode 31

The Catholic Drinkie's Guide to Home Brewed Evangelism

http://traffic.libsyn.com/behindthecounter/catholicdrinkie31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSShow topics: Flannery O’Connor gets her own stamp! Unfortunately it’s for three ounce envelopes. Sharpen your pencils, you’re going to need to write in full sentences to write that long a letter. People do not become angels. It doesn’t matter if It’s a Wonderful Life, Country music or some …

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The Catholic Guide to Dating After Divorce – Behind the Catholic Counter Podcast 29

The Catholic Guide to Dating After Divorce

Because it's Spring, there are a bunch of great new products coming out from different publishers. This week I interviewed Lisa Duffy about her new book the Catholic Guide to Dating after Divorce, a very tough topic but Lisa is very friendly and personable so we had a great interview. Next week I'll be talking to Steve Ray about his latest Footprints of God pilgrimage DVD - Abraham.

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May, The Month of Mary

Talk to your Mother

Traditionally, May has been celebrated as the month of “new life.” This has been true even for the ancient Greeks and Romans who each had goddesses that represented the blooming of new life. It is easy to see this because the earth seems to be coming back to life when winter is over and the flowers and trees begin to sprout their beautiful, lively colors again. Mary is also a bearer of new life. She literally brought the Life to the world in bearing her Son, Jesus, whom destroyed our death or “winter” of sin. God, working through Mary, gave us new life.

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A Shining Spot of Beauty Ended This Weekend

Collegium Cantorum

Twenty-two years ago Marilyn Walker, the head of the music department at the University of Dallas invited twelve students and shortly after, my future wife, to be part of a new polyphonic choir. A friend of Marilyn's and the former choir master of Cologne cathedral, suggested that the choir be called the Collegium Cantorum.

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