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Where were you on 9 11 2001? Better: Where were they?

It was just after 10:46:40 PM on the evening of September 11, 2001, in the chapel of the major seminary of the diocese of Wagga Wagga, Australia (14 hours ahead of us), during a Holy Hour (I taught Scripture and languages in that seminary) that one of the seminarians ran into the chapel and – out loud – said that I had to come and look at the television. I ignored him.

A few minutes later another seminarian came in to fetch me saying it was really important. America was being attacked. There are planes… I went. He ran down the long hallway the length of the seminary. I ran as best I could. Now I was worried.

I looked at the television screen and made the sign of the cross. I still tear up and get angry all at the same time.

As I listen to the names of those who died on September 11, 2001 during those terrible attacks, what comes to mind now as well is a scene I saw some hundreds of times play out in Lourdes, France, when I was (helping) to lead the usual afternoon Eucharistic Procession from inside the underground Basilica of Saint Pius X. When the procession came down the huge ramps into the Basilica proper, coming up to the main Altar, I couldn’t help but think that this is how things will look when the little flock on this earth make their way to the gates of heaven. How’s that?

As the wheelchairs and hospital beds on wheels were rolled in, followed by those who hobble along and walk, just as they were, all of broken humanity coming before the Divine Son of the Living God, I then imagined that, as they came in through the gates, they all got up from their wheelchairs and hospital beds, all beginning to leap for joy in their humble thanksgiving and reverence before Jesus, our Messiah, Our Lord and God.

May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

But, again… where were you?

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Dems on September 11 2001 and Benghazi: Who cares?

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Ilhan Omar downplaying Islamicist terrorism saying: “Some people did something.” That’s it. After Joe Biden is declared incompetent under the 25th Amendment, Harris will become President and she’ll get Ilhan to become vice-president. Then the USA will be no more. China wins. And a war between China and Islam will play out right here. No one wins.

Nancy Pelosi won’t help get rid of of Islamicist terrorism. How could she? She calls September 11 2001 an “incident,” you know, like your shoelaces becoming untied. Take a look at the next picture. Do you agree?

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But – Hey! – Maybe Harris will get Hillary to be vice-president, you know, to keep the theme going with more support from our domestic terrorist voters, who agree with her about the deaths of our military heroes when she says about their deaths: “What difference does it make?”

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What do you expect from people who are maniac pro-abortionists. It’s all about death, death, and more horrific death to them.

What a dark time we live in.

But the Light shines in the darkness. “Let your Light so shine before men…”

Be not afraid.

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Pilots during Sept 11 2001 attack, lest we forget

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Jesus on “Some people did something”

When I got up this morning, as usual, at 3:00 AM, I played the dispatch chatter above. I’m sure you’ll agree that it sets a certain tone for the day. It’s always stunning to me how steadily calm the dispatch guy is. The only time his voice raises in pitch a bit is when he warning the guys NOT TO TAKE THE ELEVATORS as they are about to fall. He’s knows that his message in split seconds will save lives and he wants to make sure everyone hears what he says clearly. Awesome.

Fake news recently said about events on September 11, 2001 that a plane did something. Poor plane. The plane had nothing to do with it. And it’s not just that some people did something. It’s Islamicist terrorists who murdered thousands of individuals, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters, grandmothers and grandfathers, police and firefighters and medical personnel, thousands of individuals who never did anything to cowardly Islamicist terrorists. We have to say what happened and who did it. It’s never the case, as the Dems would have it, to mockingly ask: “What difference does it make?” But let’s see what Jesus says about this.

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It’s in the parable of the prodigal son. The prodigal spent his would-be inheritance before his father died, meaning that he wished his father to just go ahead and drop dead. What an el creepo. Do you think the father didn’t know this, didn’t care? Did the father just say that “someone did something,” and shrug his shoulders? Upon the prodigal’s return, the father, embracing him, said out loud for all the world to hear just how serious the sin of the prodigal was:

“This my son was dead.” The father wanted the son to know that the father knew how serious and personal the sin was, so that the son could appreciate that the father was forgiving the son just that much. This cost the father plenty to do this. The Greek text doesn’t say that the father had compassion or pity when he saw the prodigal returning. It says that the father’s heart was sacrificed. Yep. That’s personal:

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Bless me, Father, for I have sinned…

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September 11 2001 The Day

This documentary goes behind the scenes.

Lest we forget.

Half the nation has forgotten, or thinks it’s no big deal, or that merely “some people did something.”

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That’s the dems for you: Let’s burn kids alive and say it’s all good as it’s ISIS!

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ISIS burning kids alive as young as three years old.

Oh! Tsk tsk! says Ilhan Oman. Be lenient with ISIS.

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Oh. I forgot. What difference does that make anyway because after all Cuomo is celebrating infanticide in New York.

Speaking of New York, there’s Nancy Pelosi: 9-11 was no big deal, not terrorism, just an incident.

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Hillary Clinton on Benghazi deaths of our diplomats: No big deal. What difference does it make?

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And now the Dems want God out of oaths. How quickly we forget. Jesus’ mom doesn’t forget.

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Lest we forget on any day like today

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It’s been 6324 days from September 11, 2001 until today. 17 years, 3 months, 24 days. On any old day, it’s like it happened today. No day is any old day. I’m as determined as ever. Are you?

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