Catholic News Headlines Feb. 16, 2010


Feb. 15, 7pm—Feb. 16, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook CONSCIENCE II – “He is not acting according to conscience if he is acting simply according to convenience, shaping his actions to suit his pride or interest or pleasure, or perhaps,

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols calls for culture that encourages spiritual preparation for death – Westminster, England, Feb 16, 2010 / 06:08 am ( CNA ).- Speaking in his homily at a Mass for the Sick at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday, Archbishop Vincent Nichols

Share this article on Facebook Archdiocese of Mexico City accuses lawmakers of attempting to silence the Church – Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 16, 2010 / 01:08 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City issued a press release last week condemning a bill created to amend the country’s

Share this article on Facebook Around the clock Confession to take place in New York City – New York City, N.Y., Feb 16, 2010 / 08:04 am ( CNA ).- A young adults group in the Archdiocese of New York has recently announced a 24-hour confession event which will

Share this article on Facebook Canon lawyer hopes SSPX discussions will lead to full communion – New York City, N.Y., Feb 16, 2010 / 06:56 am ( CNA ).- Fr. Gerald Murray, a canon lawyer and pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church in New York City explained to CNA this

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Brady: Irish bishops should restore credibility by repentace in Lent – Rome, Italy, Feb 16, 2010 / 03:30 pm ( CNA ).- Five members of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, led by their president and Primate of all Ireland Cardinal Sean Brady,

Share this article on Facebook Catholic family suffers arson attack in Pakistan, police join harassment – Lahore, Pakistan, Feb 15, 2010 / 10:16 pm ( CNA ).- A Catholic family in a Pakistani village has suffered from threats by Muslim neighbors, culminating in their house

Share this article on Facebook Former Olympic speed skater has ‘no regrets’ about new life as Franciscan sister – Leeds, United Kingdom, Feb 16, 2010 / 04:30 am ( CNA ).- A former U.S. Olympic speed skater is now a Franciscan sister and says she has “no regrets” about her decision

Share this article on Facebook Haitian days of mourning bring together whole capital – Port au Prince, Haiti, Feb 15, 2010 / 08:54 pm ( CNA ).- Haitians have remembered the victims of January’s devastating earthquake with three days of mourning and

Share this article on Facebook Pastoral dialogue with Colombian rebels is part of Church’s mission, state bishops – Bogotá, Colombia, Feb 15, 2010 / 10:54 pm ( CNA ).- During their 88th Plenary Assembly, the bishops of Colombia clarified that strictly pastoral dialogue with rebel

Share this article on Facebook Pope finds weak faith at source of Irish clerical sex abuse – Vatican City, Feb 16, 2010 / 02:03 pm ( CNA ).- At the conclusion of meetings between Pope Benedict XVI, 24 Irish bishops and senior members of the Roman Curia, the

Share this article on Facebook Reservations to view Shroud of Turin reach one million – Rome, Italy, Feb 16, 2010 / 01:05 pm ( CNA ).- One million people have already reserved tickets to view the Shroud of Turin, which will be on display April 10 – May 23

Share this article on Facebook Salesian leader looks to future of Haiti with hope – Port au Prince, Haiti, Feb 16, 2010 / 03:09 pm ( CNA ).- During a visit to Haiti last week, the Superior General of the Salesian Order, Father Pascual Chavez, encouraged

Share this article on Facebook Spanish laity condemn offensive use of crucifix – Madrid, Spain, Feb 16, 2010 / 06:49 pm ( CNA ).- The Laity Committee of the Diocese of Almeria, Spain issued a strong statement last weekend condemning the use of a

Share this article on Facebook Students of snow-damaged Maryland Catholic school to resume classes – Hollywood, Md., Feb 16, 2010 / 02:36 am ( CNA ).- Classes will resume for students of a Maryland Catholic school at a new location after their school’s roof collapsed in

Share this article on Facebook Traditional Latin Mass to be celebrated at National Shrine on Pope’s anniversary – Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2010 / 03:18 am ( CNA ).- To mark the fifth anniversary of the inauguration of Pope Benedict XVI, a traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated at

Share this article on Facebook Webcast to launch 40 Days for Life spring campaign – Jackson, Miss., Feb 16, 2010 / 06:43 pm ( CNA ).- A live webcast from Jackson, Mississippi will launch the spring 2010 session of the 40 Days for Life campaign. The

Share this article on Facebook Witness of priests and religious key to increasing vocations, Pope asserts – Vatican City, Feb 16, 2010 / 11:22 am ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict released his message for the 47th World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Tuesday. The message, written on the

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Share this article on Facebook Scientology Responds to Catholic Online’s Coverage of Press Conference – Catholic Online has received correspondence from Tommy Davis of the Church of Scientology International dated …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook Ash Wednesday Fasting and Church Teaching – Every year a bunch of questions come up concerning Lent and the details of the laws governing it. Sometimes these rules are misstated or not clearly stated in various

Share this article on Facebook Spiritual Direction – A Bishop’s Perspective – Part III of III – Below you will find a few different scenarios that a spiritual director may face. By reflecting on each scenario not only from the point of view of the spiritual

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict XVI’s Lenten Message 2010 – Lent is quickly arriving…Ash Wednesday is tomorrow! In preparation for this holy season, take some time to read Pope Benedict’s beautiful Lenten reflection on God’s

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Anti-mining advocate laid to rest – CALAPAN CITY, February 16, 2010—Valentine’s Day today was quite different to Mindoro’s anti-mining advocates as they brought the rest the remains of Barangay 3 Chairman

Share this article on Facebook Reyes to embark on ‘power assessment tour’ of M’nao – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Feb 16, 2010—Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes is set to visit key cities in Mindanao to personally assess the worsening power crisis in the island

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Recommended reading for Lent (and other Lent stuff) – Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday! I wanted to share my usual book recommendations for Lent and hear about what you guys are going to be reading. Also, based on some emails I’ve

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Baby Gianna Part II – Rebecca had been on the fence for months over whether to abort her child as her boyfriend wanted her to. But through Jessica Chominski’s efforts and prayers, along with

Share this article on Facebook Love and Fellowship in the Time of Swine Flu – At my parish they have renamed the narthex of the church as the “fellowship hall”. This novus nomenclature is intended to encourage parishioners, when leaving after

Share this article on Facebook National Review: Dump Derb! – As a Catholic conservative let me just beat Mark Shea to it–this is absolutely disgusting and in no way represents conservative thinking. In fact, what it best

Share this article on Facebook That Guy’s a Hero – That guy’s pretty awesome though I have to question the importance of crossing back over the tracks. Hey, but the guy’s a hero who am I to question him? HT Viral Footage

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Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Gomez Urges Evangelization of “De-Christianized” American Culture – San Antonio, Texas, Feb 15, 2010 (CNA).- Archbishop Jos� H. Gomez of San Antonio issued his third pastoral letter today, urging the laity to embrace the task of

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Nichols Calls for Culture that Encourages Spiritual Preparation for Death – Westminster, England, Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- Speaking in his homily at a Mass for the Sick at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday, Archbishop Vincent Nichols reflected on

Share this article on Facebook Around the Clock Confession in New York City – New York City, N.Y., Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- A young adults group in the Archdiocese of New York has recently announced a 24-hour confession event which will take place in

Share this article on Facebook Canonist Priest Notes SSPX Talks “Hold Great Promise for Progress� – New York City, N.Y., Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- Fr. Gerald Murray, a canon lawyer and pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church in New York City explained to CNA this week that the

Share this article on Facebook Communique on Papal Meeting with Irish Bishops – VATICAN CITY, 16 FEB 2010 (VIS) – Given below is the communique released this morning after the Holy Father’s meeting of yesterday and today with the Bishops of the

Share this article on Facebook Former Olympian Has No Regrets about Life as Franciscan Sister – Leeds, United Kingdom, Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- A former U.S. Olympic speed skater is now a Franciscan sister and says she has
"no regrets" about her decision to commit to a

Share this article on Facebook Martyred Cardinal Remains Croatian Hero 50 Years Later – Rome, Italy, Feb 15, 2010 (CNA).- Cardinal William Joseph Levada celebrated Mass for the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Croatian Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac last

Share this article on Facebook Mexico City Archdiocese Accuses Lawmakers of Attempting To Silence Church – Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Mexico City issued a press release last week condemning a bill created to amend the country’s constitution

Share this article on Facebook Mourning Period Brings Haitians Together – Port au Prince, Haiti, Feb 15, 2010 (CNA).- Haitians have remembered the victims of January�s devastating earthquake with three days of mourning and fasting. Stores, gas

Share this article on Facebook New Prague Bishop Endured Communist Prison – PRAGUE, Czech Republic, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- A bishop who was forced to work in a factory instead of as a priest, and who endured time in a Communist prison, has

Share this article on Facebook Other Pontifical Acts – VATICAN CITY, 16 FEB 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father: – Appointed Bishop Ricardo Antonio Tobon Restrepo of Sonson-Rionegro, Colombia, as Metropolitan Archbishop of

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff to Future Priests: Christianity Is a Gift – By Mirko Testa ROME, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Christianity does not consist of respecting external norms, but rather of penetrating the mystery of God, says Benedict

Share this article on Facebook Pope Meets with Irish Bishops on Abuse Scandals – VATICAN CITY, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Today in the Vatican, Benedict XVI began a two-day summit with all of the serving diocesan bishops of Ireland regarding recent

Share this article on Facebook Spanish Cardinal Calls on Catholics To Assist Poor during Lent – Madrid, Spain, Feb 15, 2010 (CNA).- Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach of Barcelona encouraged Catholics in Spain to seek God in the poor and needy this Lent. �If fasting

Share this article on Facebook Symposium Considers Future Steps for Ecumenism – VATICAN CITY, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- A symposium hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity brought together theologians from various churches

Share this article on Facebook The Marriage Generation: Youth Consider Wedded Bliss a Top Priority – By Carl Anderson NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Among the many things Pope John Paul II will certainly be remembered for is his outreach to youth.

Share this article on Facebook Traditional Latin Mass To Be Celebrated at National Shrine on Pope’s Anniversary – Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2010 (CNA).- To mark the fifth anniversary of the inauguration of Pope Benedict XVI, a traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated at the Basilica

Share this article on Facebook Westminster Archbishop: Quest for Common Good a Remedy for Cynicism – BIRMINGHAM, England, FEB. 15, 2010 (Zenit.org).- In a climate of distrust toward politics and finances, Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster says there needs to be

Share this article on Facebook Witness Awakens Vocations – VATICAN CITY, 16 FEB 2010 (VIS) – “Witness Awakens Vocations” is the title of the Pope’s message for the 47th World Day of Prayer for Vocations that will be celebrated

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Share this article on Facebook I Prayed For Patience – Angela Weight: … that was a bad idea | From the first time I put my chubby hands together as a toddler and uttered “now I lay me down to sleep,” I knew that of all the

Share this article on Facebook Mardi Gras Marathon – Lisa Hendey: Help create great Catholic New Media projects | While the rest of you are partying and eating pancakes for dinner, I’ll be online tonight at the SQPN Mardi

Share this article on Facebook New Orleans Baked French Toast – Danielle Bean: What are you cooking up for Mardi Gras? | Do you have something special planned for Mardi Gras? I like to mark the day with something out of the ordinary

Share this article on Facebook Pancake Day – Rachel Balducci: it’s Breakfast for Dinner night | For as long as I can remember, I’ve served up heaping towers of pancakes for dinner on Fat Tuesday—a feast before the

Share this article on Facebook Share What’s On Your Mind – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Open Forum | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook The Speedskater & The Nun – Rebecca Teti: Kirstin Holum’s vocation | If you’re an Olympic speed-skating fan, you might have noticed a rising star from previous Olympics who isn’t in Vancouver.

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook It’s About Protecting Basic Human Rights – Across the United States, more and more states are offering residents the option to have pro-life specialty license plates. The pro-abortion groups feel threatened by

Share this article on Facebook They Want Us to Think They Respect “Choice” – The movement to keep abortion legal has resorted for decades to the word “choice.” Recently, for example, abortion advocates have lobbied for a specialty license plate

Share this article on Facebook This Little Prayer of Mine by Anthony DeStefano

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Share this article on Facebook So I Was Thinking . . . – . . . about buying some fish at the grocery store as a protein source for Friday. Then I realized, “Wait a minute! Ash Wednesday is coming up fast!” So I guess I’ll be

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Vasa ends diocese’s sponsorship of hospital that performs sterilizations – In “a difficult decision for all those involved,” the Bend, Oregon-based Catholic Diocese of Baker announced Monday its intention to dissolve the official sponsorship

Share this article on Facebook Canadian authorities losing the high ground – James Lawton  argues that the death of 21 year old Nodar Kumaritashvili is due to the moral blindness of the Canadian Olympic authorities. Kumaritashvili had just 26

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Share this article on Facebook Catholic Radio as Exhibit #1 – For the new evangelization to become a reality, laypeople have to step up. This is the affirmation made by Archbishop José Gomez of San Antonio in a pastoral letter

Share this article on Facebook Hollywood’s History Movies – As I’m preparing for a talk on “Using Hollywood to cultivate virtue” I came across a list of movies that try to translate historical truth into cinematic entertainment.

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Lou Dobbs tells Steve Doocy  that Obama is going to start ruling “by fiat” because “this has been too complicated, this democracy thing.” This is just one of those

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – February 16, 2010 – Talking about the Things That Matter Most on Feb. 16 4:00 – Taliban’s most senior military commander captured by the CIA in Pakistan raid – Terrorists, Trials, and Civil

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Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Misuse Iowa Case to Attack Unborn Victims of Violence Laws – Des Moines, IA (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates are misusing a rare case out of Iowa to attack unborn victims of violence laws that provide justice and protection

Share this article on Facebook Colorado Pro-Lifers Submit Signatures for Next Personhood-Abortion Amendment – Denver, CO (LifeNews.com) — On Friday, some pro-life advocates in Colorado submitted signatures for a second try to get state voters to approve a personhood amendment

Share this article on Facebook Document Reveals More Abortion, Sexual Abuse Violations at Planned Parenthood – Birmingham, AL (LifeNews.com) — A newly-obtained document from the Alabama health department finds even more violations at a Birmingham Planned Parenthood abortion

Share this article on Facebook John Edwards Scandal Points to Fact That Men are Harmed by Abortion – An important but often unacknowledged angle of the abortion debate involves the serious effects that legalized abortion has on men.

Share this article on Facebook Latest 40 Days for Life Pro-Life Campaign Kicks off Wednesday in 165 Cities – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The latest 40 Days for Life pro-life campaign is set to begin nationwide on Wednesday with pro-life advocates reaching out to their

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Groups Honor Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday, Point to Abortion Opposition – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Susan B. Anthony is often considered one of the earliest leaders for women’s rights but, as Americans remember her today on her

Share this article on Facebook Quebec National Assembly Panel Begins Debate on Euthanasia Measure – Quebec City, Canada (LifeNews.com) — A committee of the Quebec’s national assembly began hearings today on a bill that would examine doctors killing patients in

Share this article on Facebook Senate Democrats: Reconciliation Still Possible Even With Health Care Summit – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Senate Democrats are confirming comments last week from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a top aide and saying that the reconciliation

Share this article on Facebook South Dakota Abortions Up 20% in 2008, Pregnancy Center Redoubles Effort – Pierre, SD (LifeNews.com) — New numbers from the South Dakota state health department reveal the number of abortions jumped by 20 percent in 2008. The figures are a

Share this article on Facebook Taking Care of People, Not Problems: Responding to PVS State Diagnosis – Three years ago, the medical community was stunned when Rom Houben — diagnosed to have been in a persistent vegetative state since a horrific car crash in 1983 — was

Share this article on Facebook Virginia Legislature Strips Planned Parenthood Funding From its License Plate Bill – Richmond, VA (LifeNews.com) — In what pro-life advocates are hailing as a brilliant legislative move, Virginia lawmakers stripped Planned Parenthood funding from its

Share this article on Facebook Writer Kathleen Parker Under Fire for Suggesting Sarah Palin Exploiting Son Trig – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new report from a pro-life group that tracks the number of abortion centers nationwide finds that while independent abortion

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Share this article on Facebook Bishop Vasa Severs Church’s Ties with Hospital over Sterilizations – By Patrick B. CraineBEND, Oregon, February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Diocese of Baker, Oregon announced yesterday that it has severed ties with St.

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on February 15 News – Congressman Chris Smith is quite the international pro-life political warrior. You can be sure that he gave an impressive first class presentation to the UN

Share this article on Facebook Dissident Nun Sister Joan Chittister – The LifeSiteNews Interview – (Editor’s note: The following is the full interview with Sister Joan Chittister who is to deliver a Lenten mission for the Canada’s National Catholic Broadcasting

Share this article on Facebook Filipino Bishops: “Condoms and Irresponsible Sex Increases Spread of AIDS” – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMANILA, February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Bishops of the Philippines have condemned the government’s initiative to distribute

Share this article on Facebook Kentucky Crack Mom Faces Jail for Endangering Unborn Baby – By Kathleen GilbertFRANKFORT, Kentucky, February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Kentucky mother is facing up to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to endangering

Share this article on Facebook Man Arrested for Questioning Rep. Kennedy on Abortion Goes to Court – February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Attorneys from the Chicago- based Thomas More Society are appearing in Providence municipal court Wednesday for a hearing on their

Share this article on Facebook Quebec Doctors Want their Euthanasia Practices Acknowledged, Legalized – By Patrick B. CraineQUEBEC CITY, Quebec, February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors are already euthanizing patients in Quebec hospitals, the Quebec government’s

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Urges Irish Bishops to “Own Up” to Guilt in Sex Abuse Scandals – By Hilary White, Rome correspondentROME, February 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The sexual abuse of children is not just a “heinous crime” but “a grave sin which offends

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Hitler and Abortion – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The Polish arm of the Center of Bio-Ethical Reform in Poland may soon launch a billboard compaign to inform the public that

Share this article on Facebook Two Women “Priests” Ordained in Florida – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Two more women were ordained “priests” in Sarasota, Florida last week, which has resulted in the automatic excommunication of

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Official Warns About Veneration of Relics – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist To mark the day when the remains of St. Anthony of Padua went on display for one week at the Basilica in Padua, a Vatican

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Visual Meditation for Shrove Tuesday: Pieter Bruegel’s Fight Between Carnival and Lent – Detail The more portly personification of Carnival seated on a cask of drink with meat to left; on the right, the more emaciated personification of Lent, with fish,

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Biffi’s Critique of the New Ambrosian Lectionary – An Assessment – On March 20, 2008, the Archbishop of Milan, Dionigi Cardinal Tettamanzi, officially promulgated a new lectionary for use in the reformed Ambrosian Rite, after

Share this article on Facebook Contemporary Representational Sacred Art: Some Proposed Issues and Solutions (1 of 2) – [This article is part a collaborative venture between myself and David Clayton, artist-in-residence of Thomas More College in New Hampshire. It is the fruit of a

Share this article on Facebook Liturgical Musicians: Do We Act Like Children? – Every few days, I receive an email that describes some kind of egregious musical misbehavior at Mass. For example, someone will point out that the musicians played “Ode

Share this article on Facebook May we follow the example of Tokyo, Japan – Here is the Gradual, not Responsorial Psalm, at St. Mary Cathedral, Tokyo, Japan.

Share this article on Facebook Thanks to the readers of the NLM – Once again, I wish to express the profound gratitude of myself and my family for the many Masses and other prayers that have been offered for the repose of my mother

Share this article on Facebook The UK Gregorian Chant Network – I had somehow missed the news of this interesting event: the founding of the Gregorian Chant Network in the UK to “coordinate the promotion of Gregorian Chant in the

Share this article on Facebook This is the last day to sing Alleuia – From our friend William Byrd, his motet Haec Dies: This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Alleluia. Tomorrow, mortality is the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Some guides for the Lenten journey – By Mary DeTurris PoustAsh Wednesday is finally here, and we have the whole season of Lent to move forward on our spiritual path through fasting, almsgiving, and prayer.

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Lenten Jackpot! Look at all these free books – Catholic blogger Teófilo de Jesús has posted a mother lode of classic spirituality books — all free as PDF docs — by some of the Church’s top practitioners. The list of

Share this article on Facebook Renegade Phoenix Priest Laicized – The Diocese of Phoenix announced today that the long-running saga of a former priest who, after being dismissed from ministry some years ago, and who has been running a

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Busy at Home this Week – Home 4 days to work non-stop on writing CSS commentary on 1& 2 Corinthians. Check out Catholic Scripture Study CSS at http://www.cssprogram.net. Pray I get a lot done!

Share this article on Facebook Catholics Come Home – Nice article in Chicago Tribune about the Catholics Come Home program being started in Chicago and other cities after amazing results in Phoenix and other pilot cities.

Share this article on Facebook Notice how Muslims Work; Take Note America! – Read the article below and realize this is not just an Iraqi phenomenon. This is what Islam does whenever it has the opportunity, the freedom or the majority. Wake up

Share this article on Facebook View the Picture Closely; What Do You See? – Interesting picture of Jesus. Notice events in his life “hidden” in the drawing.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Completely selfish prayer request – I am, for want of a better word, drowning in email, links, regular mail, stuff to do, and so forth, and I’m having an awful time getting focused to do the paying work,

Share this article on Facebook Lenten Themes – Always, as I prepare for Lent (and there is a big Lenten post coming up with lots of links, reading suggestions etc), I find that there is a common theme that is being

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook CATHOLIC APOLOGIST PARABANOG VS. ADD APOLOGIST ON JOSE RIZAL – The Church in Dresden. It was visited by Dr. Jose Rizal during his visit and attended the Holy Mass there. This house of worship was heavily damaged during the World War

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 24 April: Pontifical TLM at the National Shrine in Washington, DC – At 1:00 pm on 24 April at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC there is to be a Pontifical Mass celebrated by His Eminence Dario Card.

Share this article on Facebook Finally… some curling! – I finally have a chance to see the most important sport of the Winter Olympics. CURLING! Right now the USA women are beating the Japanese.   Post from: WDTPRS Finally…

Share this article on Facebook Irish bishops should restore credibility through penance in Lent – From CNA: Cardinal Brady: Irish bishops should restore credibility by repentance in Lent Rome, Italy, Feb 16, 2010 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Five members of the Irish Bishops’

Share this article on Facebook Summorum allows substitution of Novus Ordo Masses with TLMs on priests own initiative – I have been having an internet nightmare for a few days, so I am pretty sure someone may have picked up on this already. I have had many discussions with priest friends

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS: Ash Wednesday (2002MR) – The Roman Station for Ash Wednesday is Santa Sabina on the Aventine Hill. The Collect in the 2002 Missale Romanum, is an ancient prayer found in the Gelasian

Share this article on Facebook Z update – mostly grrrrr – I had reported that things here at Mater Ecclesiae are rather chaotic right now. The pastor, Fr. Pasley, had throat surgery – which I why I am here – and he cannot talk

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Share this article on Facebook Ambassadors for Christ [2010-02-16] – Biblical Reflection for Ash Wednesday Year C

Share this article on Facebook Augustinian Superior Reflects on Year for Priests [2010-02-16]

Share this article on Facebook Blair Saw Catholic Ban as “Ridiculous” [2010-02-16] – Comments on Requirement for UK Envoy to Holy See

Share this article on Facebook Irish Cardinal Affirms Church Can Recover [2010-02-16] – Admits It Will Take Time to Rebuild Confidence

Share this article on Facebook Is John Paul II’s Beatification Process Stalled? [2010-02-16] – Former Saints’ Causes Prefect Clarifies Controversies

Share this article on Facebook More Than Rules: Youth Seek Christ [2010-02-16] – Interview With Father Fabio Di Martino of the Tabor Community

Share this article on Facebook Need for Annual Confession [2010-02-16]

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff Offers Key for Promoting Vocations [2010-02-16] – Says Faithful Witness Prompts Youth to Answer Call

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff’s Message for Vocation Prayer Day [2010-02-16] – Theme for 2010: “Witness Awakens Vocations”

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Irish Bishops: Pray for Your Church This Lent [2010-02-16] – Prelates Speak of Abuse Victims’ Pain, Anger

Share this article on Facebook Priest Survey Needs Respondents [2010-02-16]

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Note on Pope’s Meeting With Irish Bishops [2010-02-16] – “The Sexual Abuse of Children … Offends God”

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