The US Geological Survey said the earthquake happened about 184 miles west of Coos Bay at 8:08 a.m. local time. It registered a 6.3 on the Richter scale, classifying it as a strong earthquake. No tsunami was expected, the US Tsunami Warning System said.
Afternoon 12z models running. GFS shifted to middle Florida with that slow turn northward through the state with turn back close to going back over the Atlantic with possible GA/SC/NC/VA impacts. Very consistent with last nights EURO/UK. Believable trend we are seeing. Will post other runs as they come in. www.spaghettimodels.com
Father Kevin O’ Sullivan commentaries 1957, St. John the Baptist, Elias and God’s Kingdom
When John the Baptist appeared at the Jordan river, proclaiming that the kingdom of God was at hand (cf. Mt. 3:1-12; Mk. 1:2-8; Lk. 3:2-18) the Jews flocked to hear him. The expectation of the Promised Redeemer, the Messias, was strong at this time, and here was a Prophet announcing his proximate arrival and calling on the people to repent of their sins in order to be prepared to receive him.
An Obama-appointed federal judge is forcing Wisconsin taxpayers to provide costly sex reassignment surgery and hormonal procedures for low-income transgender residents who get free medical care from the government. MORE
That’s nice. They will be on an Island away from the mainland, ha.
After having spent the summer renting an estate owned by Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck, the former first family decided to put in an offer for the dreamy vacation home, reports TMZ, who first broke the news. The property is currently in escrow, so its not a done deal yet, but the website reports that both sides are confident. VIDEO
A Prophet is one who speaks in the place of God. Saint John the Baptist, Last of the Prophets. And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Eliseus the Prophet; and not one of them was cleansed, but only Naaman the Syrian. St. Lk. 4:23-30
Our Lord was demonstrating why those who lack faith seldom see signs and miracles, as He continues, an evil and adulterous generation seeketh a sign: and a sign shall not be given it, but the sign of Jonas the Prophet. St. Matt. 12:39. A prelude to our times as this generation, too, demands signs from God’s witnesses preceding the Second Coming of Christ.
“He has disappointed us,” Catholics in Buenos Aires tell me.
My principal purpose in visiting Buenos Aires is to learn about its not-so-favorite son, Jorge Bergoglio, who still hasn’t visited Argentina since becoming Pope Francis. During my first few days here, I asked every Catholic I met to explain that anomaly. I got some blunt and brutal answers. MORE
Faith is often tried and made strong in times of hardship. A case in point is the present Great Apostasy. Because of the Great Apostasy that has changed the Church forever into a very small flock as opposed to the great number that has apostatized and those that have been led into schism by false teachers, the remnant of the Church is often physically isolated from other members of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.