Saturday, January 3, 2009

My Year of Blogging Meme

How to Play
. . . as found over at A Bit of the Blarney & GrandmaK found this at Aussie Coffee Shop
1) Look back at your archives for 2008.
2) Copy the first sentence you wrote in the first post of each month.
3) Link back here, and post a comment here with the link to your blog.

January 2008 - The Council of Jamnia
Protestants, Catholics, and most Orthodox agree now 1 that the New Testament should consist at least of the 27 Books (Matthew through Revelation/Apocalypse) that the Catholic Church determined were canonical, but the Protestant Old Testament is lacking 7 entire books 2 (Tobias, Judith, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus/Sirach, Baruch, I Maccabees, and II Maccabees), 3 chapters of Daniel and 6 chapters of Esther, leaving them with 66 incomplete books while Catholic Bibles have 73 books.

February 2008 - What Is Lent?
Lent is a penitential season lasting 40 days.

Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho was seized as he left a church in the eastern al-Nour district.

Today our students sat together in our commons watching the dedication and Mass at Houston's new Co-Cathedral.

May 2008 - The Memorare
May is Our Mother Mary's month.

An amendment to the Colorado Constitution that defines a 'person' as 'any human being from the moment of fertilization' will go before state voters in the Nov. 4 general election.

July 2008 - LA PA CN TX
The other day a group of my neighbors & I talked about our days growing up and how "where we are from" has shaped our differing attitudes and opinions on things like . . . . home fireworks.
Pope John Paul II: The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.

September 2008 - Say What You Will . . .
Ya know . . . . say what you will about how Mass needs to have better music, Gregorian chant, Latin Rite.

October 2008 - We Got Power! Oh Yeah!
We finally got power and water 3 days ago. (note - this was after Hurricane Ike in August)

I was reminded of this wonderful Daybook entry over at A Bit of the Blarney.

December 2008 - Three Advents of Christ
St. Bernard frequently returns to the idea of the 'three Advents' of Christ.

2 comments:

GrandmaK said...

It was fun wasn't it? Thanks for playing along. Good day to you! Cathy

Soutenus said...

It was good meme -- very helpful in reflecting over the past events and a unique way to review the year. Thanks for sharing!

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