JASPER JOTTINGS Week 22  - 2016 May 29   

Jasper Jottings - The achievement journal of my fellow Jaspers, the alumni of the Manhattan College



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POSITRACTION: ¼ of a million is now really “chump change”



A stranger in Arizona
How the kindness of a complete stranger helped a family navigate their nightmare after a horrific car accident

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Sumona could have looked the other way. After all she is a very busy person. She runs her own company — Thrive Elder Assist, a companion care agency — and has three children of her own. But she recognized the need. And the nightmare to come.

So she stayed.

It all started a couple of miles from the Hoover Dam on a completely quiet stretch of two lane highway, a car zig-zagged and then darted into the opposite lane traveling 75–85 miles per hour.

The car slammed into the vehicle carrying the Ghosh family, who were on a vacation to visit the Grand Canyon. The car hit the Ghosh family’s vehicle right on the passenger side. The car buckled and split in two. Witnesses say they saw the car turn into a mangled mess as it was airborne in the sky.

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I read the whole story and was moved. Hard to imagine anyone not being moved as well.



On 17 Jan 16, my fiancé has a single car ice related accident. (She survived; the car didn’t!) And, she had insurance. Last count, the bill is approaching 240K$. And, she “only” lost her arm. This poor baby may never fully recover. So they are dependent upon the generosity of strangers.

And, the love of people like Sumona, the lady who stayed to help. (Reminds me of the Parable of the Good Samaritan.)

So, of course, I chipped in a few bucks. Urge you to consider doing likewise.

And, I’m checking my insurance policy for its limits. ¼ of a million is now really “chump change”.

Dona Nobis Pacem

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COMMENT: Costello, Donald (MC1954) suggests the Rosary


Donald Costello

When you are arrogant it is easy to shout “naïve” and the jabber on like you understand the variety of evil in the world’s ban man arsenal.

Get off your bar seat and start saying the Rosary again.

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Costello, Donald (MC1954)

[JR: Thanks for participating. (1) I believe that the greatest evil is what we allow to be done to our fellow man and ourselves. Acting “in our name” with “the consent of the governed”, we kill, steal, and maim. I think NOT to recognize that essential fact would be “arrogant” of me.  (2) I note that you did not dispute any of the basic points I made. May favorite is “alcohol Prohibition required a Constitutional Amendment, but drug prohibition did not”. (3) I never pretend to be a Saint. But, I’d never presume to tell others what to do. In fact, I only “call out”, like Church leaders who condone pedophiles. Or Hollywood Clebreties who speak as “authorities” on one topic or another. And others that say one thing is required of “us”, but do another for themselves. Dona Nobis Pacem.]

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JUPDATE: Stark, Ernest [MC1969] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)


Dear John,

          I misspoke when I reported that Ernest is a member of the class of 1959 - he is a member of the Class of 1969!

          Sorry about that!


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. That’s why we have erasers on pencils and the delete key.]

Stark, Ernest [MC1969]

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** JNEWS: Stark, Ernest [MC1959] National Review Board USCCB------------------------------------------------------------2016-May-19
Bishops appoint new members to abuse oversight boardDennis Coday  |  May. 18, 2016 NCR Today

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JUPDATE: Dunn, Mike [MC1989] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)


Dear John,

          I believe that Mike is a member of the Class of 1989.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dunn, Mike [MC1989]

* JNEWS: Dunn, Mike [MC1989] CYO Alumni Achievement Award----2016-May-15

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JHQ: 2016 Manhattan College Graduate Commencement Ceremony (No sound)



2016 Manhattan College Graduate Commencement Ceremony

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"This video previously contained a copyrighted audio track. Due to a claim by a copyright holder, the audio track has been muted.”

[JR: Not sure how useful this 3 hour video is with no sound. Maybe this will be resolved?] 

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JOBIT: McCarthy, Sister Cecilia [MC1950 RIP] on 2016-May-19



Sister Cecilia McCarthy

Sister Cecilia McCarthy, OP, of the Dominican Sisters, Sparkill, New York, died on May 19, 2016 in Siena Hall, Sparkill, NY. Born in New York, NY on July 23, 1918, Kathleen was the daughter of John and Mary Stephens McCarthy. She entered the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary in Sparkill on February 2, 1940 and received the name Sister M. Cecilia. She professed her first vows in 1941 and her final vows in 1946.

Sister Cecilia earned a BA in English, Manhattan College,1950, a BLS in Library Science, St. John University,1952 and an Administrative Certificate, Fordham University, 1976.

Sister Cecilia was a teacher in elementary and secondary education. She ministered in the Archdiocese of NY and the dioceses of Brooklyn. She taught at St. Theresa, Woodside, NY (1941-45); St. Joseph, Bronx, NY (1945-47); Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Richmond Hill, NY (1947-52); Cathedral HS Annex, Bronx, NY (1952-58) and Albertus Magnus HS, Bardonia, NY (1958-60). From 1967-2001 Sister Cecilia was the principal of St. Martin of Tours in the Bronx. Upon her retirement as principal she volunteered in the school library for five years. In 1960 Sr. Cecilia was asked to serve as Novice Mistress for the congregation and she served in this capacity until 1967.

Sister became a resident of Dominican Convent in 2006.

Sister Cecilia is predeceased by her parents, her sisters Mary (James) Conlon, Eileen (Thomas) Kavanagh, Theresa (Patrick) Hughes and her brother John (Madelyn) McCarthy. She is survived by her nieces and nephews Shelagh (Gerard, dec.) O'Brien, Thomas (Sheila) Kavanagh, John (Janet) Kavanagh, Eileen (Peter, dec.) Hires, Patricia (Rick) Hugus, Patrick Hughes and Patti Pieper, Robert (Jennifer) Hughes, Edward (Colleen) Hughes, Arthur (Rose) Hughes, Timothy (Cathleen) Hughes, William (Armanda) Hughes, Jane (William) Muller, Kathleen Keane (dec.), Maureen (John) Demarco, Terri (Dean) Hastings, Susan Walden and James Conlon. She will be missed by many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Sparkill, NY, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Visitation is on Monday, May 23, 2016 from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Dominican Convent, 175 Rte. 340, Sparkill, NY. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. Arrangements are by Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Dominican Sisters, at the above address, attention - Sister Mary Murray, President.

Published in the The Journal News on May 22, 2016


McCarthy, Sister Cecilia [MC1950 RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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JLINKEDIN: Dunes, Sonia [MC2001] Senior Consultant at NYC Health + Hospitals



Dunes, Sonia [MC2001]
Senior Consultant at NYC Health + Hospitals
Teaneck, New Jersey
Hospital & Health Care

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COMMENT: Costello, Donald (MC1954) recommends the Rosary


Costello, Donald (MC1954)

Donald Costello

Yes the world is full of really bad guys who do bad things and there seems to be more of them. In all my days in New York City I never met a pederast priest. But the devil knew the way to tear up the church and get at its leaders. So now what do we do? Give up on Christ? No we get on our knees and say the Rosary.

It is too bad the Manhattan gave up on the Angelus but I am told the bells are again ringing at noon to possibly remind all present to remember that “we are in the Holy presence of God”.

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[JR: We, as the laity, can demand that the hierarchy purge this evil. Stopping the donations is — unfortunately — the best way to get their attention. Note this doesn’t mean ignoring the poor; just cutting out the middleman, imho.] 

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JHQ: 2016 Manhattan College Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony (seems ok)


2016 Manhattan College Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony


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JNEWS: McCarra-Fitzpatrick MaryAnn (MC1989) has more published material


MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick ( MC 1989 ) has four collages appearing in an online ezine, the bi-annual "F.A.L.D." published by Nostrovia!Press. http://www.nostroviatowriting.com/

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JOBIT: Peluso, Anthony J. [MC1953 RIP] on 2016-May-23



Anthony J. Peluso
1931 - 2016

Anthony J. Peluso Jr. a long-time resident of Yonkers NY died on Monday May 23, 2016 following a brief illness.

He was 84. Born on November 26,1931 to Anthony and Catherine ( McIntyre) Peluso.

Tony retired from CIT in Manhattan in 1987 as a Senior Vice President.

He then went on to pursue a career reflective of his life-long passion for marine art. He was an author, appraiser, guest curator, lecturer and marine art historian. He was an ongoing contributor to Maine Antique Digest and Antiques Magazine. He served as guest curator for the Mariners Museum exhibit of the paintings of J. & J. Bard at the National Gallery in Washington DC. He also published two books on the subject.

Tony graduated from Manhattan Prep and Manhattan College.

In March 1953 he married Marie A. Frey also a lifetime resident of Yonkers. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter Catherine Peluso Mandell of N.Y.C., Christian Peluso of Hopkinton N.H., and Daniel Peluso of Yonkers. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Sarah, Rebecca, Nina, Sophia and Anthony.

Visiting hours will be at the Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Thursday, May 24th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday May 27th at Christ the King Church at 10:00 a.m. Committal Service will be held at Ferncliff Chapel.

Whalen & Ball Funeral Home
168 Park Avenue
Yonkers, New York 10703

Published in the The Journal News from May 25 to May 26, 2016


Peluso, Anthony J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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Dear John,

           I believe that Anthony is a member of that great Class of 1953.

           May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

Peluso, Anthony J. [MC1953 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Leane, Sr. Mary Teresa [MC1955 RIP] on 2016-May-23



Posted May. 25, 2016 at 2:00 AM
May 19, 1930 - May 23, 2016
New Windsor, NY

Sr. Mary Teresa Leane, of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, entered into rest on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Mount St. Joseph Convent, New Windsor. She was 86 years old.

The daughter of the late Timothy and Rose Anne (McLoughlin) Leane, Sr. Mary was born on May 19, 1930 in New York City. Sr. Mary entered Religious Life at Mount St. Joseph, New Windsor, NY on September 8, 1947. She made her first vows on April 13, 1950 and her final vows on April 13, 1953. She graduated High School from St. Michael High School, Manhattan, NY in 1947, she earned her BA in French Literature from Manhattan College in 1955 and Sr. Mary earned her MA in French from Rivier College in Nashua, NH in 1961.

During her ministry, Sr. Mary was a teacher at St. Michael's Elementary School, Manhattan; St. Michael's High School, Manhattan; Presentation Junior College, New Windsor; John S. Burke High School, Goshen; Neumann Prep. High School, Wayne, NJ; Bishop Ford High School, Brooklyn; St. Michael High School, Union City, NJ and Sr. Mary served as an immigration counselor at Catholic Community Services, Archdiocese of Newark.

In addition to her family at the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sr. Mary is survived by her cousins; Frank Collins and Marie Driscoll; her cousins in Ireland and their families.

Sr. Mary was predeceased by her parents, Timothy and Rose Anne (McLoughlin) Leane and her brother, John Leane.

Wake Services will be held Friday, May 27, 2016 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. at Mount St. Joseph Chapel, 64 Presentation Way, New Windsor, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at Mount St. Joseph. Burial will follow in Mount St. Joseph Cemetery, New Windsor, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sr. Kathryn's name to: Sisters of the Presentation, 84 Presentation Way, New Windsor, NY 12553.

For any further information please contact: Administration Center, Sisters of the Presentation, 84 Presentation Way, New Windsor, NY 12553 (845) 564-0513.

To send a personal condolence, please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.


Leane, Sr. Mary Teresa [MC1955 RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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JOBIT: Colbert, Richard J. [MC1978 RIP] on 2016-May-24



Richard J. Colbert
1952 - 2016

CondolencesRichard J. Colbert Obituary
AGE: 64 • Wall Township

Richard J. Colbert, 64 of Wall Township passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Richard was born in the Bronx, NY and had received his BA from Manhattan College and he went on to receive his Masters and his Principals Certificate from Georgian Court College. He had been employed in

Education and was employed as the Principal at the Oakwood School, Tinton Falls for over 30 years.

He was predeceased by his parents Edward W. and Janet McCarthy Colbert, surviving is his daughter Sarah and husband Daniel Lang of Neptune, his brother Edward W. Colbert and wife Kathleen of Houston, Tx. and former wife Jody Magrino of Neptune City.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 5:00pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 7:30pm pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall. Private cremation will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to a charity of your choice in memory of Richard. For directions, further information or to offer online condolences to the family, please visit www.obrienfuneral home.com.

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 26, 2016


Colbert, Richard J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/app/richard-j-colbert-condolences/180112096?cid=full

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Dear John,

             I believe that Richard is a member of the Class of 1978.

                   May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Colbert, Richard J. [MC1978 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JEMAIL: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) on the true meaning of Memorial Day


Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Good Morning All,

Romans 14:8 - " If we live, we live to the lord, and if we die, we die to the lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the lord."

Those words were spoken by the loving Twin Sister of 1ST LT. Ashley Irene White Stumpf at Ashley's Funeral Mass. LT. White was killed, October 22, 2011, when an IED took her life and that of two male United States Army Rangers, members of her team in Afghanistan, Kandahar Province.

Ashley was the first member killed of the Cultural Support Team, the first all Female Military Team to serve in Combat with Special Ops, 75th U.S. Army Ranger Regiment, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. LT. White was 24 years old when she gave her life. Her life was an example to all of Courage, Compassion, dedication to serve others and love of God, Country and her fellow man. When you see Ashley's smile, you see how she brought light to any room.

Colonel Mark O'Donnell, Deputy Commanding Officer of the 75th Ranger Regiment Eulogized Ashley at her Funeral when he read " The Man In The Arena." " She is the Man in the Arena he said, Ashley, Rest in Peace. Know that your Ranger Brothers have mourned you and now continue the fight. A fight that you have committed your life to." He presented Ashley the Bronze Star, The Purple Heart and Ashley's Combat Action Badge. She also received the Meritorious Service Medal and the Afghan Campaign Medal. He said that Ashley frequently was the only Female on the Objective, he asked, can you imagine what courage that took."

" Ashley, her Sister said died doing what she loved, serving others."

" Capt. Jason Stumpf, U.S Army, Ashley's Husband said, I was not a perfect
Husband, Ashley was a perfect Wife."

This Memorial Day, we remember the Fallen. All who serve sign a Blank check to our Country. They sign it willingly, serve with honor and pride. These Warriors are our heroes, they don't wear capes. " They wear Dog Tags " and they make our barbecues and celebrations possible.

Today, We pray for the 134 other Female American Warriors who have died in Afghanistan and Iraq and their 6200 Lost Brothers in Arms. We remember too, all those who have served and serve our Country. God Bless them and their Families.

" All Gave Some, Some Gave All." Thank you for reading this. God Bless.

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[JR: “The best way to honor or fallen vets is not to make more.” — a Facebook meme.] 

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for Nancy Maksomski's Mom


Good Evening All,

Our prayers are requested for Nancy Maksomski's Mom. Mrs. Maksomski will be going in for surgery on her back. The first operation will be on June 6th and a follow up operation will be on June 13th. Her pre-op is done and it is now time to wait. Mrs. Maksomski has suffered with back problems for a long period of time. We pray that the surgery will relieve her pain and discomfort and that her recuperation is quick and total with no complications. Please raise the volume for this good woman. We pray for Mr. Maksomski as well who is experiencing some back discomfort as well and hopefully his cortisone shot has its' desired effect. Thank you. God Bless.
Phil Colon
Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) 
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JNEWS: Bouyer, Ken [MC1990] “Whose shoulders are you standing on?"



Questions Are Tools for Career Success, Bouyer Tells Graduates
May 24, 2016
By: Diane Stirling

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Among all the questions posed to students during their years of schooling, and all those they’ve asked themselves throughout their college years, School of Information Studies Convocation speaker and EY executive Ken Bouyer pitched the graduates a few more.

“Whose shoulders are you standing on?” he questioned, explaining, “None of us got here alone.” And then: “What’s the next phase of questions you’ll face?”

Ken Bouyer speaking at the 2016 iSchool Convocation ceremony

Bouyer, EY’s director of inclusiveness recruiting, told the iSchool’s 2016 graduating classes that from now on, the questions they will ask, and answer, in life will be of a very different nature than the ones they’ve used to learn and to collect information. Now, “those questions are going to make the world better,” he said. That’s because questions aren’t simply what you ask when you don’t know; they serve as tools you can use to bridge cultures, different workstyles, diverse backgrounds, and opposing viewpoints, he advised. “Questions are what you ask when you want to unlock possibilities, harness the power of different perspectives, drive innovation. They’re what you ask when you refuse to settle for the way it’s always been, when you want to grow, develop and improve yourself and the world around you,” Bouyer said. 

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Bouyer, Ken [MC1990]

[JR: Includes the complete video.]

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JOBIT: DiRocco, Victor J. [MC1947 RIP] on 2016-01-03



Victor J. & Beatrice E. DiRocco
Victor J. DiRocco 5/23/1922 – 1/3/2016
Beatrice E. DiRocco4/25/1923 – 1/9/2016

Victor J. DiRocco and Beatrice E. DiRocco, loving and committed spouses, and residents of their Los Altos home since 1957, were granted their wish to remain together to the end, passing away six days apart on January 3rd and 9th, 2016.

Victor and Beatrice were both born in New York, and were acquaintances since grade-school. Married for over 68 years, Vic and Bea lived in Hartford, CT before moving the growing family to California in 1956.

Vic, fluent in Italian and French, served with the U.S. Army Office of Strategic Services in London and Paris as a surgical technician during WWII. Following honorable discharge, Vic resumed college changing his major from medicine to chemistry at Manhattan College, and received his master's degree in bacteriology at St. John's University, New York.

In 1950 Vic began his professional career at Heublein Inc. in production management and quality control. The family moved to Los Altos when Vic became QC Manager at the under-construction Menlo Park facility, later becoming Plant Manager and retiring for the first time at age 57 as VP. Bea handily raised their four children, insuring that annual vacations were possible by clever use of resources so as to visit many of the country's monuments, parks, and relatives in many states. Restless in retirement, Vic joined Underwriter's Laboratories as a certification inspector, until fully retiring over a decade later.

Vic and Bea were also active in later years, Vic surprising many with his skills in woodcarving. He was also a member of SIRS and was dedicated to the American Legion. Bea always enjoyed gardening, and advanced her survival skills of sewing as a mother to include embroidery, also learning calligraphy (Pacific Scribes), watercolor and paper craft. After a family trip to Japan in 1981, they became enthused with travel and visited many parts of the world; twice to Italy meeting Vic's cousins and relatives. Vic and Bea were founding members of St. William's Church in Los Altos, and served as volunteers until no longer physically able.

Vic was the last survivor of the four siblings, preceded in death by: Frank of Great Falls, MT, Adam of Syracuse NY, and Julia of New York, NY. Bea had one sister Caroline Weeks of Ft. Pierce FL, who predeceased her. Victor and Beatrice are survived by their four children: Donald (Huong) of Oakland, Kenneth of Cupertino, Robert of Lodi, and Joan (Gene) in Mountain View, and a grandson Thomas, of Oakland, CA.

As per their request a private internment was held at Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos, including a U.S. Army ceremony for decorated service.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on May 30, 2016


DiRocco, Victor J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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Dear John,

             I believe that Victor is a member of the Class of 1947.

                 May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. He graduated the year I was born. Wow!]

DiRocco, Victor J. [MC1947 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for our Vets and Edward J. Murphy


Good Morning All,

On this glorious day we pray for those on our prayer list and our special intentions and of course we pray for our Veterans, past and serving, as we thank them for their sacrifice and hold them in our hearts with respect and gratitude on this Memorial Day.

Your prayers are asked for Tim Mante's Father-in-Law, Edward J. Murphy. Mr Murphy is going throug a Clinical Drug Trial for Leukemia at Memorial Sloan Kettering. We pray that the treatment is successful and we pray for his Family. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon
Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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ENDNOTE: Chick-fil-A is an example of anti-Christian behavior



Chick-fil-A, Bill De Blasio, And The Drive To Eliminate Christianity
Written by: Jarred Moss  Worldview

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Who would have thought that a chicken restaurant could cause such a firestorm of strife?

Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio made headlines when he called for a controversial boycott of a Chick-fil-A that opened in the Queens Center Mall. De Blasio, a politician with very liberal-leaning policies, went as far as to say that the fast food restaurant’s leadership is “wrong” in regards to their beliefs and stance regarding traditional marriage.

Chick-fil-A has long been a standard-bearer in business when it comes to integrity, values and Christian beliefs. In fact, CEO Dan Cathy of Georgia hasn’t exactly been one to shy away from his Christian faith, professing a strict view of the biblical definition of marriage as a covenant between one man and one woman. De Blasio, though, is a strong supporter of same-sex marriage.

The problem, though, isn’t the differences between Cathy and De Blasio over a significant issue. The problem is that De Blasio, a portrait of the liberal movement, epitomizes the supreme hypocrisy of the far-left wing in society. De Blasio’s blasting of Chick-fil-A comes due to his argument that the chicken restaurant is “intolerant” of other beliefs.

“What the owner of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong,” De Blasio said “I’m certainly not going to patronize them and I wouldn’t urge any other New Yorker to patronize them.”

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(1) Who died and left De Blasio the arbiter of “right and wrong”?

(2) Tolerance, in De Blasio’s world view, doesn’t apply to Christians?

Sorry, Comrade De Blasio, — to steal Curtis Sliwa’s nickname for De Blasio — but you are Constitutionally prohibited from creating your own state religion.

The Dead Old White Guys recognized that sectarian violence was a sure way to cause strife.

So when do we take the Left Liberals to task for their sectarian “violent” anti-Christian  rhetoric and actions?

Maybe when they are loading folks on the trains again? I’m not going quietly regardless of who they take first.

“First they came …” is a famous statement and provocative poem attributed to pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) about the cowardice of German intellectuals following the Nazis' rise to power and the subsequent purging of their chosen targets, group after group. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_they_came_...


Dona Nobis Pacem

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