Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

The Sign of Our Lady of the Snows

August 5 – Dedication of Santa Maria Maggiore: Miracle of the Snow According to tradition, the Blessed Virgin herself inspired the building of the Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore (St Mary Major) in Rome, as early as the 4th century A.D. … Continue reading

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Photosynthesis

It is a fair guess to say that the first life on Earth derived its metabolism from sunlight. This from Wikipedia: The first photosynthetic organisms probably evolved about 3,500 million years ago, early in the evolutionary history of life, when all forms of life on … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary time. E.F: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Give us this bread always! By Fr. Thomas Rosica Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 5, 2012 The readings for this Sunday are: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15, 31a; Ephesians 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35 E.F: 1 Corinthians 12; 2-11. Luke 18, 9-14. … Continue reading

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