Catholic News Headlines May 20, 2010


May. 19, 7pm—May. 20, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook GOD’S LOVE – “In Jesus Christ, God bends down over man to hold out a hand to him, to raise him up, and to help him continue his journey with renewed strength.  Man cannot get back

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Aid to the Church in Need donates to assist Christian television in the Middle East – Rome, Italy, May 20, 2010 / 01:54 am ( CNA ).- Britain’s Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has provided additional funding to a Christian satellite television network for

Share this article on Facebook Boston cardinal supports pastor in school admission row, says policies still being created – Boston, Mass., May 20, 2010 / 10:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In response to the media firestorm over the Archdiocese of Boston contradicting the decision of a local

Share this article on Facebook Chicago ‘womanpriest’ will not be buried in Catholic cemetery – Chicago, Ill., May 20, 2010 / 04:20 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Chicago recently stated that a woman, “ordained” by the group “Roman Catholic Womenpriests,” will not

Share this article on Facebook Illegal immigration needs ‘humane’ fix, bishops state as Mexican president visits – Washington D.C., May 19, 2010 / 07:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City and Archbishop Rafael Romo Muñoz of Tijuana, Mexico have issued a

Share this article on Facebook Latin American leaders recognize efforts of Varela Project in Cuba – Santiago, Chile, May 20, 2010 / 03:07 am ( CNA ).- The Latin American Democratic Bridge Network recently announced the creation of the “Prize for Democratic Openness in

Share this article on Facebook Married, former Protestant minister preparing for Catholic priesthood – Rochester, N.Y., May 20, 2010 / 08:45 am ( CNA ).- As former Protestant minister Scott Caton prepares for his ordination as a Catholic priest in 2011, his wife and six

Share this article on Facebook Meeting between Russian Orthodox Patriarch and Pope Benedict suggested – Vatican City, May 20, 2010 / 12:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Wrapping up a two-day initiative for the promotion of Russian culture and spirituality at the Holy See, a

Share this article on Facebook Mexican bishop discusses experience as apostolic visitor to Legionaries – Mexico City, Mexico, May 19, 2010 / 08:04 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Bishop Ricardo Watty Urquidi of Tepic, Mexico, one of the five bishops who carried out the Apostolic

Share this article on Facebook Milwaukee archbishop to give ‘biker blessing’ at Harley-Davidson museum – Milwaukee, Wis., May 20, 2010 / 01:17 am ( CNA ).- The Archdiocese of Milwaukee recently announced that Archbishop Jerome Listecki will give a special blessing to

Share this article on Facebook No future for Europe without return to Christian roots, says Cardinal Kasper – Vatican City, May 20, 2010 / 10:12 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During a recent symposium in Rome on the Orthodox and Catholic Churches of Europe, the no-nonsense president of

Share this article on Facebook Philippines’ electronic vote results were manipulated, Catholic archbishop charges – Manila, Philippines, May 20, 2010 / 03:58 am ( CNA ).- A retired Catholic archbishop in the Philippines has said he has witnesses proving that results of the country’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope will be a ‘massive’ moral influence in Cyprus, ambassador asserts – Nicosia, Cyprus, May 19, 2010 / 10:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Cyprus ambassador to the Holy See asserted that the “moral influence” of Pope Benedict XVI will be

Share this article on Facebook UN officials denounced for interfering in political life of Latin America – Mexico City, Mexico, May 20, 2010 / 02:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Various civil organizations have denounced U.N. officials for interfering in the affairs of Latin

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official reflects on celibacy, reveals closing events of Year for Priests – Vatican City, May 20, 2010 / 05:18 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The secretary for the Congregation for the Clergy, Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, said this week that celibacy,

Catholic Online > Arts & Entertainment

Share this article on Facebook Mother Angelica still at top of Catholic best sellers – “The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica Raymond Arroyo” remains at the top of the …

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Procter & Gamble opens online store – One of the largest consumer goods corporations in North America and beyond has opened a direct online store for …

Share this article on Facebook The Shroud of Turin’s Stillness; Housing a Relic – Last week I became one of the 1.5 million pilgrims (and counting!) who’ve visited the Shroud of Turin …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Art thief makes off with Picasso, Matisse paintings – In a brazen move, a single thief broke into the Paris Museum of Modern Art and made off with five paintings, …

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Kasper: No Future for Europe Without Return to Christian Roots – To find its spiritual and missionary strength again, Europe needs a new-found unity, first and foremost among …

Share this article on Facebook ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ inspires death threats – A cartoonist didn’t think it was right that religious groups called for the deaths of artists for …

Share this article on Facebook Gay couple in Malawi sentenced to 14 years in prison – Two men in their twenties have been sentenced to 14 years in prison after proclaiming their love for one another …

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox and Catholic Bond Deepens: Will the Two Lungs of the Church Breathe Together Again? – The move toward full communion between the Orthodox and Catholic Churches is prompted by the Holy Spirit. It …

Share this article on Facebook Pakistan bans YouTube, Facebook – Pakistan has blocked access to the video download site YouTube and the social networking site Facebook after an …

Share this article on Facebook Thai army uproots Red Shirt protesters – The government of Thailand was successful in uprooting Red shirt protesters who had previously laid claim to …

Share this article on Facebook War of words escalate between the Koreas – South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has vowed “stern action” against its northern neighbor …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Mounting sex scandals rock Washington – Indiana Congressman Mark Souder’s announcement of his resignation after news of an extramarital affair …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Dow paints grim economic realities – There was more grim economic news this week when the stock market fell 200 points in morning trading. The euro has …

Share this article on Facebook The iPad wanders across the pond – For awhile, the Apple iPad was the hot new toy desired by many Americans. Only offered by Best Buy stores of the …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic priests, evangelical pastor denounce Comelec – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 20, 2010—Denouncing the local Comelec for its failure to “exercise stringent watch” over materials used in last week’s elections, at least 25

Share this article on Facebook CDO PCOS log receipts highly suspicious — PPCRV – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 20, 2010—The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) coordinator for Mindanao said some of the log receipts of the Precinct Count

Share this article on Facebook EU confirms participation in Mindanao peace process – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 20, 2010—The European Union (EU) has confirmed its participation in the International Monitoring Team (IMT) assisting the peace process in

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A Pox On ‘Pastoral’ – Have you ever had one of those experiences wherein you got sick after eating or drinking something and then, even though you know that the sickness was probably not

Share this article on Facebook Fun With Stormtroopers – Great pic. Thanks to The Gormogons.

Share this article on Facebook Thank God. And the Bus Driver. – The Associated Press is reporting that a Texas bus driver who was driving late at night nearly ran over a baby girl sitting in the middle of the road. The girl is fine,

Share this article on Facebook Video of Episcopal Ordination of Lesbian Bishop – The Consecration of Mary Glasspool as an Episcopal bishop on Saturday was incredible. They had odes to Mother Earth, random pagan rituals, a smudging ceremony to

Share this article on Facebook When Brain Dead Ain’t Brain Dead – A friend of mine called me earlier this week to help him move a pool table to his basement. You get this kind of call a lot when you’re a stay at home Dad. People know

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Catholics and Russian Orthodox Seen as Allies – Moscow Patriarchate Sponsors 2-Day Event in Vatican By Carmen Elena Villa ROME, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Catholics and Orthodox are growing in the awareness they are

Share this article on Facebook First Ambassador of U.A.E. Presents Letters of Credence – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Pope today received the Letters of Credence of Hissa Abdulla Ahmed Al-Otaiba, the first ambassador of the United Arab Emirates

Share this article on Facebook Journalists to Learn About the Church – ROME, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross is offering journalists who report on the Church the opportunity to learn more about their

Share this article on Facebook Married, Former Protestant Minister Preparing For Catholic Priesthood – Rochester, N.Y., May 20, 2010 (CNA).- As former Protestant minister Scott Caton prepares for his ordination as a Catholic priest in 2011, his wife and six children are

Share this article on Facebook Milwaukee Archbishop To Give ‘Biker Blessing’ At Harley-Davidson Museum – Milwaukee, Wis., May 20, 2010 (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Milwaukee recently announced that Archbishop Jerome Listecki will give a special blessing to motorcycle riders

Share this article on Facebook Polish Surveyed About John Paul II Memories – 66% of Catholics Offer Prayers Through Pope’s Intercession By Mariusz Frukacz CZESTOCHOWA, Poland, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of

Share this article on Facebook Pope Praises Guarantees of Religious Freedom in Mongolia – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAY 2010 (VIS) – Luvsantseren Orgil, the new ambassador of Mongolia to the Holy See, today presented his Letters of Credence to the Holy Father. “As

Share this article on Facebook Pope Will Be A ‘Massive’ Moral Influence In Cyprus, Ambassador Asserts – Nicosia, Cyprus, May 19, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- The Cyprus ambassador to the Holy See asserted that the “moral influence” of Pope Benedict XVI will be “massive” during

Share this article on Facebook Portugal’s Bishops Lament Gay “Marriage” Law – Call It Divisive, a Step Backward LISBON, Portugal (Zenit.org).- The bishops of Portugal are lamenting the intention of the nation’s president, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, to

Share this article on Facebook Prime Minister of Tonga Meets the Holy Father – VATICAN CITY, 20 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops Withdraw From Coalition That Backs Kagan For Supreme Court – APRIL 20 (Catholic World News) — The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has withdrawn its membership in the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a

Share this article on Facebook Vatican Issues Stats On Catholic Presence In Cyprus – Vatican City, May 20, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming trip to Cyprus early next month, the Vatican released several facts about the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Family Gatherings and Mother Mary – Lisa Hendey: Join us for this week’s podcast | This week on the podcast (click here to listen or click on the player above), Elizabeth Foss, Sarah Reinhard and I talk

Share this article on Facebook Getting Moving – Arwen Mosher: How to make time for exercise? | This is my current exercise program: nothing. I don’t live a totally sedentary lifestyle. Keeping up with my kids and

Share this article on Facebook Gift of Counsel – Danielle Bean: Novena to the Holy Spirit Day 7 | Day 7 Counsel:

Share this article on Facebook God is Love – Pat Gohn: an ongoing study of the Catechism | What is God’s innermost secret?  Who or what is at the core of God? For us humans, the revelation of one’s deepest self to

Share this article on Facebook O Happy Day! – Rebecca Teti: first solemn professions for a new order of nuns | Rejoice! 11 sisters of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles professed their perpetual vows

Share this article on Facebook Together Forever – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Marriage | (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 Ummmm, oops? – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 66 | Hey, I totally forgot to post Small Successes last week! I apologize for leaving you all hanging … I have no real excuse other

Share this article on Facebook We’re Giving Away Signed Copies of Small Steps for Catholic Moms – Danielle Bean: Enter to win yours! | This is going to be fun! Circle Press is giving away three copies of Small Steps for Catholic Moms: Think. Pray. Act. Every Day to

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook What should Sunday Morning look like? – This (video below) is a funny spoof on what a lot of Sunday morning “worship” services have become these days. If you’ve ever attended one of these “mega-churches” or a

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Come Spirit of Truth – The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Truth. His gifts enable us to understand created realities, their value, and their relationship to the Creator and to our happiness. We

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook Okay, Let’s Talk Galactica Finale (Part 1) – So. I am finally getting around to re-writing the Galactica finale review that got eaten by the mist monsters of cyberspace. Thanks to those who have waited patiently .

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Conservatives and the Kagan nomination – Ome of our favorite people on Constitutional interpretation, natural law and the Supreme Court is Robert George of Princeton. Here’s his take on how conservatives should

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 20, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 20 4:00 – Heroes for a Day “I was sitting at home one day in 2004 when the phone rang. “Department of Homeland

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Advocates Face Difficulty in Tuesday Primary Elections, Specter Defeated – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates faced tough losses in Tuesday night’s primary elections as five-term Sen. Arlen Specter, a pro-abortion Republican

Share this article on Facebook Belgium Sees Euthanasia Numbers Increase as Most Cases Go Unreported – Brussels, Belgium (LifeNews.com) — New figures out of Belgium show the number of euthanasia cases is on the rise. Last year, 700 official cases of euthanasia were

Share this article on Facebook Bella Actor Eduardo Ver�stegui Hosting First-Ever Pro-Life Hispanic Event – Los Angeles, CA (LifeNews.com) — Eduardo Ver�stegui, the Hispanic actor best known for his leading role in the highly-regarded movie Bella is hosting a first-ever

Share this article on Facebook British Television Will Begin Airing Advertisements for Abortion on Channel 4 – London, England (LifeNews.com) — Channel 4 will begin airing advertisements starting next week for abortions for the British-based abortion business Marie Stopes

Share this article on Facebook Gallup Poll: Pro-Life Conservatives More Enthusiastic About 2010 Elections – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — With a pro-abortion health care bill President Barack Obama and his allies pushed through Congress and now a second pro-abortion Supreme

Share this article on Facebook Hearings on Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan Start June 28 – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Senate Judiciary Committee will start hearings on pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on June 28. Kagan is the second

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana Senate Approves Ultrasound Bill Helping Women Ahead of Abortions – Baton Rouge , LA (LifeNews.com) — The Louisiana state Senate has approved an ultrasound bill that will help women get a view of their unborn child before deciding to

Share this article on Facebook Maryland County Faces Lawsuit for Passing Law Targeting Pregnancy Centers – Rockville, MD (LifeNews.com) — Officials in Montgomery County in Maryland face a new lawsuit related to an ordinance it approved that targets pregnancy centers. The

Share this article on Facebook Media Attacks Against Terri Schiavo, Schindler Family Continue Five Years Later – As you know, it’s been over five years that we all lived through the barbarism of Terri’s death. And since Terri died, our family has been astonished to the extent that

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Message on Maternal Mortality, Abortion Goes to World Health Assembly – Geneva, Switzerland (LifeNews.com) — Pro-life organizations are on hand at the 63rd World Health Assembly in Geneva to monitor the annual meeting as it addresses the

Share this article on Facebook Sweden Abortions Decline in 2009, Reversing Multi-Year Trend of Increases – Stockholm, Sweden (LifeNews.com) — The number of abortions in Sweden has declined for the first time in many years, according to new numbers from the National Board of

Share this article on Facebook Thurgood Marshall’s Pro-Abortion Record Good Indicator of Elena’s Kagan’s – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A pro-life legal group says it is not tough to predict how pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will decide abortion-related

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Analysis: Childhood Family Structure Linked to Rate of Female Homosexuality – WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Family Research Council (FRC) released a new analytic report Thursday indicating that women who did not grow up

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Removes Catholic Pastor for Homosexual Relationship – By Peter J. SmithJOLIET, Illinois, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic pastor has been removed from his duties at St. Isidore Catholic Church, Bloomingdale in

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Mag Quietly Edits Article Calling Pope’s Abortion/Marriage Comments ‘Bizarre’ – By Kathleen GilbertNEW YORK, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A column for the Jesuit magazine America, in which Rev. James Martin, S.J. criticized Pope Benedict XVI’s

Share this article on Facebook CBO: Senate Same-sex Partner Scheme Ups Gov’t Spending $700 million in 10 Years – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., May, 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Shelling out federal benefits to same-sex couples under a proposed U.S. Senate bill will cost U.S.

Share this article on Facebook From Lesbian Atheist to Stay-at-Home Mother of Six: Quebec Journalist Tells Her Story – By Georges BuscemiMay 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “I was an atheist for as long as I could remember” recalled Brigitte Bedard, a young-looking 41-year-old journalist

Share this article on Facebook Marie Stopes Runs TV Abortion Ads in U.K. – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-Life groups have condemned the airing of TV commercials for abortionist group Marie Stopes in Britain that

Share this article on Facebook Religious Exemption Adopted in Council of Europe ‘Anti-discrimination’ Resolution – By Hilary WhiteSTRASBOURG, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family advocates at the Council of Europe have scored a victory with substantial changes of language to

Share this article on Facebook Universal Orlando to Open Immersive ‘Harry Potter World’ – By Kathleen GilbertORLANDO, Florida, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” a new amusement park re-creating the world of the Harry

Share this article on Facebook Woman Conceived in Rape Thanks Quebec Cardinal for Abortion Statements – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiTo sign a petition in support of Cardinal Ouellet, click here. May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “I am extremely grateful to and proud of

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Church Denies Catholic Burial to Woman “Priest” – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A woman who was excommunicated last month after being ordained a “priest” has died and the Archdiocese of Chicago will not

Share this article on Facebook FEMA Apologizes Over T-Shirt Flap – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A top official for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has apologized to the Salvation Army after one of its

Share this article on Facebook Homosexual Activists Plan to Disrupt Pentecost Masses – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Members of the Rainbow Sash Movement, a national homosexual activist group, are planning to wear their sashes to Mass

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Addresses from Recent CUA Sacred Architecture Conference – We recently noted a conference on sacred architecture which took place at Catholic University of America in April/May of 2010, “A Living Presence: Extending and

Share this article on Facebook Great News on Coventry – Damian Thompson has the update relevant to this posting.

Share this article on Facebook Historical Examples of Inculturation in Catholic China – One of our readers in the orient, in followup to some recent images which presented some historical examples of Catholic inculturation in China and Japan, sent in the

Share this article on Facebook The Future Liturgy of an Anglican Ordinariate: Bearing the Image of the Book of Common Prayer – We now continue our considerations of the future possible liturgy (or indeed, liturgies) of the Anglican Ordinariate, with Fr. Christopher Phillips, parish priest of the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Transcript of OSV-USAToday “chat” on abuse crisis – USAToday has posted the transcript of yesterday’s interview with OSV’s Greg Erlandson and Matthew Buson, authors of ” Pope Benedict XVI and the Sexual Abuse Crisis:

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook This music stirs my soul – Maurice Revel’s “Pavane for a Dead Princess,” long a favorite of mine, has a poignant, personal meaning for me. I hope you enjoy it. http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Homosexuality in Genes and in Animals? – Recently I had a heated discussion about homosexuality with some good liberal friends. They contend that homosexuality is seen among animals (still to be proved) and

Share this article on Facebook We See the Pope! – Wednesday is General Audience Day with the Pope in St. Peter’s Square — and we were there! For most in our group it is the first time in Rome — and the first time to see

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Draw Mohammed? No, but… – I know today was declared, “Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” on the interwebz, but the notion stuck in my craw a little bit. I tend toward Ann Althouse’s view : I don’t like

Share this article on Facebook No Wusses in 1940 – Reflecting on The Wussification of the Workplace , reader Kris H. sends this along with the remark, “somehow, we all seemed tougher, back then.” Perhaps it’s because

Share this article on Facebook Obama & the Press: Voices Carry – Noting that the press seems torn between being justifiably angry at President Obama for his dismissive attitude toward them (and his disinterest in press conferences and

Share this article on Facebook To Cover or Not to Cover the head? – Source* We explored the subject of women covering their heads at prayer and Mass a while back, and it was one of the hottest topics we’ve ever debated here. I am still

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANGLICAN LEADERS FROM VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD DECRY ORDINATION OF LESBIAN BISHOP – Christ taking Leave of the Apostles by Duccio Anglican leaders around globe decry ordination of openly lesbian bishop Los Angeles, Calif., May 19 (CNA) .- In response to

Share this article on Facebook Another Look at Aemilianum College of Law – The ACI College of Law professors: Judge Dimaano the new acting Dean, Atty. Enrique Renoria, former Dean, Judge Rofebar Gerona and the late Atty. Basares if I’m not

Share this article on Facebook BP America gives $1 million to Catholic Charities New Orleans to assist those affected by oil spill – The Miracle of the Loaves ********* New Orleans, La., May 18 (CNA/EWTN News) .- BP America, a subsidiary of the petroleum giant whose underwater well is leaking millions

Share this article on Facebook CHARICE, Our International Singer, IS A CONVERT FROM THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO WITH HER MOTHER AND BROTHER! – People mag gives Charice’s CD a 2.5-star rating (The Philippine Star) Updated May 20, 2010 12:00 AM MANILA, Philippines – After reading a positive review given to

Share this article on Facebook MAY SALUNGATAN BA ANG ROMANS 4:2 AT JAMES 2:21? – St. James reading his Epistle Anonymous said… Fr. Abe, may question lang po ako. Magka-kontra ba ang sinasabi ng Romans 4:2 at James 2:21? Thanks. May 19, 2010 7:40 PM

Share this article on Facebook The Beautiful Sorsogon Ricefields, Part 1 – These shots were taken while I was travelling on jeepney from Piot, Sorsogon to San Rafael Castilla and back. These are some of the beautiful view of the Ricefields of

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook 2010 Catechetical Sunday Focuses On Marriage as a ‘Sacrament of Enduring Love’ – WASHINGTON— This year’s Catechetical Sunday theme is “Matrimony: Sacrament of Enduring Love.” Materials for Catechetical Sunday 2010 are now available online at

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Urge Congress to Support Bill to Remedy Abortion, Conscience Flaws in Health Care Reform Law – WASHINGTON—Congress should support a bipartisan bill that will remedy the abortion and conscience flaws in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA),

Share this article on Facebook Bishops Withdraw From Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Coalition; Renew Opposition to Discrimination – WASHINGTON-The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has pulled out of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition group founded in

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A “pastor’s page” against Pope Benedict and against the new translation – Sometimes people send me “pastor’s pages” from their parish bulletins.  Most of the time this is an opportunity to exercise patience. I was alerted something written in

Share this article on Facebook A new sodality for servers of the Traditional, Extraordinary Form – A while back I called for those groups who do training for priests and seminarians for the older forms of the Roman Rite, the Extraordinary Use, also to provide more

Share this article on Facebook About “jumping the gun” with the new ICEL translation – WDTPRS POLL – The other day my good friend Fr. Ray Blake of Brighton posted an entry on his blog St. Mary Magdalen about ad experimentum use of the new ICEL translation for Holy

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Wissman in Bolivar, MO calls Pope Benedict, bishops, faithful, “faithless and hypocritical”, “whitewashed sepulchers” – Long-time readers of WDTPRS may remember that we have on at least two other occasions looked at the musing of Fr. Pat Wissman, pastor of St. Catherine Mission in

Share this article on Facebook Prayer request of Mulier Fortis! – URGENT Mulier Fortis, an English school teacher, has an job interview which may in part depend on her pronunciation of Eyjafjallajokull.It also involves tomato soup and

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS Skype voicemail fixed… sort of – I have solved my skype voicemail problems …. at least in part. I can receive my voice on only one of the computers on the network, the one that runs the Z-Cam no less.

Share this article on Facebook What to do? Sunday Supper – 2 – Starting to think about Sunday dinner. The last time I consulted you I made Boeuf a la Bourguignon. I am inclined toward rabbit this time…. I usually make Italian

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: