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 Post subject: The Pope and the Internet
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 9:36 am 
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From the London Times:<P><B>VATICAN TO GIVE INTERNET ITS PATRON SAINT</B><P><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>THOSE tempted to curse when their computer screen freezes or flashes up irritating messages about performing illegal operations will soon have someone to pray to instead. Reports this week said the Pope is about to name St Isidore of Seville as the patron saint of computer users and the Internet.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> <P><BR><A HREF="http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,20-81566,00.html" TARGET=_blank><B>MORE...</B></A><P><BR>(obviously someone has been listening to me while I am posting and linking in sites - and everything slows down, and AOL decides to take a break....and the cat wants something, and the husband is hungry....)<P>(if someone thinks this would be better in Issues - please feel free to move it - I won't cuss at all)<P><BR><p>[This message has been edited by Basheva (edited February 12, 2001).]


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 10:45 am 
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I hope they make a dashboard version so I can put one on top of my moniter.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 11:29 am 
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To guide you to safe websites, Maggie...


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 Post subject: Re: The Pope and the Internet
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2001 12:50 pm 
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Or, in my case, guide me safely to web-sites!<BR>Thank-you, Basheva.


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 Post subject: Re: The Pope and the Internet
PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2001 4:13 pm 
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ok - I have this dumb question-<P>If one were to pray to this patron saint of the internet - what would one pray for?<P><BR>I told you it was a dumb question...but an inquiring mind wants to know....


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2001 4:43 pm 
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You'd pray that someone doesn't decide that you need to be "deprogrammed" for praying to the patron St. of the internet.<P> Image <P>Just teasing. Just teasing.<P>You know how easily the "cult thing" starts.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2001 5:01 pm 
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Ha! Wait till the visions start happening!


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Maggie:<P>Per Stevie Nicks "I keep my visions to myself".

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It would be interesting to see what a miracle consists of.........<P>what would one consider a miracle on the internet?


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Jane, funny you should mention Stevie. I used to know her. She gave me a Madame Alexander ballerina doll as a thank-you for recommending a ballet teacher for her in California when she decided she wanted to take lessons.<P>We wouldn't have Lourdes if Bernadette had kept her vision to herself.


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Maggie:<P>Well Bernadette was her own sweet self.<P>I'm just "that kinda person". Ya know?<P>Could you please ask Stevie Nicks what you have to do to land a guy like Lindsey Buckingham for me Image ??????????

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 Post subject: Re: The Pope and the Internet
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From the Chicago Sun Times:<P><B>SPIRITUAL AID FOR SURFERS</B><P><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Modem too slow? Having a hard time signing on? Hard drive keep crashing?<P>Instead of giving your computer a smack and muttering a few choice words to no one in particular, maybe a little divine intervention is in order.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR><A HREF="http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/saint15.html" TARGET=_blank><B>MORE...</B></A><P><BR>(now I <B>know</B> someone has been listening to me as I sit in front of this computer)<P>


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