Catholic News Headlines Feb. 11, 2010


Feb. 10, 7pm—Feb. 11, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Following Jesus – “Following Jesus is not compatible with just everything else.  We have to make a choice, and give up every single thing that is an obstacle to our being with him.  For

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Share this article on Facebook Catholic and Anglican bishops say Sri Lankan elections broke laws – Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb 11, 2010 / 04:07 am ( CNA ).- The recent presidential elections in Sri Lanka violated democratic boundaries through “willful violations” of

Share this article on Facebook Children must be protected within stable families, states Cardinal Antonelli – Vatican City, Feb 11, 2010 / 05:57 pm ( CNA ).- The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Cardinal Ennio Antonelli, marking the end of the full assembly of

Share this article on Facebook Colombian bishops call for further debate on health care – Bogotá, Colombia, Feb 10, 2010 / 10:57 pm ( CNA ).- During their 88th Plenary Assembly, the Bishops’ Conference of Colombia called for greater debate on the country’s

Share this article on Facebook Experts denounce ‘social and sexual re-engineering’ in Spanish schools – Madrid, Spain, Feb 11, 2010 / 06:47 pm ( CNA ).- The association “Professionals for Ethics” in Spain has criticized the Socialist government for distributing “sexual

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Pavone not surprised by probation for Alabama abortion clinic – Birmingham, Ala., Feb 11, 2010 / 01:42 pm ( CNA ).- Pro-life leader Fr. Frank Pavone commented Thursday on an abortion clinic in Alabama being put on probation, saying

Share this article on Facebook George Weigel speaks on combating European cultural decline – Paris, France, Feb 11, 2010 / 05:24 pm ( CNA ).- In a talk delivered today in Paris, noted author George Weigel discussed the evangelization of the European culture and

Share this article on Facebook Georgia billboard campaign says abortion makes black children an ‘endangered species’ – Atlanta, Ga., Feb 11, 2010 / 05:37 am ( CNA ).- A pro-life billboard campaign has caused controversy in Georgia for saying that black children are an “endangered

Share this article on Facebook Holy Father to visit homeless shelter in Rome – Rome, Italy, Feb 11, 2010 / 04:22 pm ( CNA ).- This coming Sunday morning, Pope Benedict XVI will pay a visit to a social services center run by Caritas Rome near the

Share this article on Facebook Illinois city reconsiders proposed ‘bubble zone’ after pro-life objections – Rockford, Ill., Feb 10, 2010 / 08:02 pm ( CNA ).- Objections from pro-life advocates have prompted Rockford, Illinois city officials to reconsider a proposed abortion

Share this article on Facebook Italian bishops defend justice, truth and the ‘good of the Church’ – Rome, Italy, Feb 11, 2010 / 01:18 pm ( CNA ).- Leaders of the Italian Bishops’ Conference expressed their commitment to justice, truth and the good of the Church in

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Academy for Life to discuss bioethics and natural law – Vatican City, Feb 11, 2010 / 11:22 am ( CNA ).- The Pontifical Academy for Life began its 16th plenary meeting Thursday afternoon under the theme of “Bioethics and

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict emphasizes ‘truly incalculable’ value of ministry to the sick – Vatican City, Feb 11, 2010 / 11:48 am ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass on Thursday at St. Peter’s Basilica for the three-fold occasion of the World Day for

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life expert discusses effects of legalized abortion in Mexico City – Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 11, 2010 / 03:05 pm ( CNA ).- Amidst protests from pro-abortion groups in Mexico over recent initiatives to protect the unborn at the state

Share this article on Facebook South Africa bishops say leaders’ immorality hinders fight against AIDS – Pretoria, South Africa, Feb 11, 2010 / 06:31 pm ( CNA ).- Following revelations that South Africa President Jacob Zuma fathered a child out of wedlock, the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Steubenville alum addresses identity of Catholic colleges – San José, Costa Rica, Feb 11, 2010 / 01:03 am ( CNA ).- The new rector of the Catholic University of Costa Rica, Father Fernando Munoz Mara, called on Catholic colleges

Share this article on Facebook Thomas Aquinas College to inaugurate new president – Santa Paula, Calif., Feb 11, 2010 / 07:18 am ( CNA ).- Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California will inaugurate former dean Dr. Michael F. McLean as its fourth

Share this article on Facebook Vatican City State celebrates 81 years – Vatican City, Feb 11, 2010 / 03:17 pm ( CNA ).- Every February 11, the Vatican City State celebrates the anniversary of its establishment. This year marks the 81st year

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Costa Rican President-Elect Praises Catholic Values – Chinchilla also expressed her commitment to the defense of the truth and the values the Church proclaims.

Share this article on Facebook Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Raised To 230,000

Share this article on Facebook Laura Chinchilla: Pro-Life, pro-Marriage and Pro-Freedom Catholic Woman Elected President of Costa Rica – Good news from beautiful Costa Rica.It is time to get to work in our own Nation, running Pro-Life, Pro-Family and …

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Value of Ministry to the Sick – ‘Through the centuries, the Church shows signs of the love of God.’

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Way we treat the Suffering is ‘the yardstick’ of our Humanity – ‘The Church is entrusted with the task of extending in space and time the mission of Christ.’

Share this article on Facebook Scientology Responds to Haiti Volunteer Ministers Story – Scientology’s spokesman, Tommy Davis, responds to a story in Catholic Online regarding their involvement …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Reportedly ‘Gay’ Prop 8 Judge Should Recuse Himself

Share this article on Facebook San Francisco Chronicle: Prop. 8 Judge is ‘Gay’ – The revelation now raises questions over whether Chief Justice Vaughn Walker of the U.S. District Court for …

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Share this article on Facebook Breaking News: President Bill Clinton Undergoes Heart Procedure – That experience of not feeling well signaled something more for this former President. he had undergone quadruple …

Share this article on Facebook Editorial: Why the spotlight on Scientology? – Our focus on the Church of Scientology did not come by pulling an arbitrary name out of a hat; they are, frankly, …

Share this article on Facebook Modesty Isn’t Outdated: ‘Pure Fashion’ – Do we dare believe we can actually influence our children in favor of sexual purity? Are we gutsy enough to try?

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: Are we Witnessing the Death of Modesty? – There was a time when a woman’s appeal was multi-faceted; her poise, her intelligence, her manners, her …

Share this article on Facebook Pleasing God: A Visit with Grant Desme – The baseball player turned seminarian shares some of his journey. The seeds were planted early by a solid faith …

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Share this article on Facebook Feb 11 – Homily: Lourdes and the Annuntiation – On this feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Fr. Angelo makes the connection between the Annunciation where an angel appeared to Mary and the Apparition at Lourdes when Our Lady

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook Power company urges consumers to act responsibly to avert worst energy crisis in Mindanao – CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 11, 2010—Mindanao will be experiencing its worst energy shortage in recent years if people will not act as responsible electricity

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Abortion Play Runs Into Difficulty – Imagine this. A play about abortion by a celebrated writer is having difficulty finding a stage. Why? In this age when even mediocre movies and plays about abortion get

Share this article on Facebook dotCommonweal is dotDemented – Listen folks, I don’t have many rules of thumb, but I have some. One is that if Fr. James Martin , S.J. of America magazine and I both think you are off your rocker, you

Share this article on Facebook I Know We Don’t Believe In Karma But… – failblog Must keep saying… Schadenfreude is not Christian. Schadenfreude is not Christian. Schadenfreude is not Christian. Schadenfreude is not Christian.

Share this article on Facebook The Schlemiel Schlemazel Debacle – Hollywood is once again planning on extending its diseased covetous fingers back into my childhood memories to plunder and despoil them for their own malicious needs.

Share this article on Facebook The Smiting Is Still Implied – People have strange notions of God. A semi-agnostic co-worker recently remarked to me that he regards the Bible as so much hooey because the God of the Old Testament is

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Bishop Vasa Questions USCCB�s Association with Pro-abortion Coalition – February 11, 2010 Bishop Robert Vasa of Baker (Oregon) has told LifeSiteNews that he questions the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops� association with the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Hospitals Comprise One Quarter of World’s Healthcare, Council Reports – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 10, 2010 (CNA).- During its 25th anniversary celebrations, the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers announced that

Share this article on Facebook Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes: May Mary Help the Ill With Their Cross – VATICAN CITY, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI today reminded those who are ill that Thursday is the World Day of the Sick, and he asked the Blessed Virgin to

Share this article on Facebook Georgia Billboard Campaign: Abortion Makes Black Children an “Endangered Species” – Atlanta, Ga., Feb 11, 2010 (CNA).- A pro-life billboard campaign has caused controversy in Georgia for saying that black children are an �endangered species� because of

Share this article on Facebook Homeland Security Assessed Threat of Pro-life Rally in Wisconsin – Madison, Wis., Feb 10, 2010 (CNA).- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security conducted a �threat assessment� of a pro-life and pro-abortion activists before a planned

Share this article on Facebook Illinois City Reconsiders Proposed “Bubble Zone” after Pro-life Objections – Rockford, Ill., Feb 10, 2010 (CNA).- Objections from pro-life advocates have prompted Rockford, Illinois city officials to reconsider a proposed abortion clinic �bubble

Share this article on Facebook Int’l Planned Parenthood Advocates Sex-Ed for Young Children, Criticizes Catholic Church – CNA STAFF, Feb 10, 2010 (CNA).- The International Planned Parenthood Federation recently issued a report that advocates sex education being given to children as young as

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Build on Ecumenical Achievements, Says Pope – VATICAN CITY, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI today invited a Lutheran delegation from the United States to treasure the accomplishments of ecumenism and work

Share this article on Facebook Pontiff Reflects on a Pillar of Franciscan History, St. Anthony of Padua – VATICAN CITY, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI today considered the spiritual contribution to history of a saint he characterized as one of the most popular in

Share this article on Facebook Reliving St. Francis’ Meeting With the Sultan – By Chiara Santomiero ROME, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- When Franciscan Friar Ruben Tierrablanca’s superiors spoke of a mission in Istanbul, they did not outline details.

Share this article on Facebook Steubenville Alum Addresses Identity of Catholic Colleges – San Jos�, Costa Rica, Feb 11, 2010 (CNA).- The new rector of the Catholic University of Costa Rica, Father Fernando Munoz Mara, called on Catholic colleges to follow the

Share this article on Facebook Thomas Aquinas College To Inaugurate New President – Santa Paula, Calif., Feb 11, 2010 (CNA).- Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California will inaugurate former dean Dr. Michael F. McLean as its fourth president on

Share this article on Facebook What Catholic Women Want for Valentine’s Day – By Genevieve Pollock HYATTSVILLE, Maryland, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and many men are scrambling to prepare for what seems

Share this article on Facebook Where There’s Suffering, There’s Mary – By Mark Miravalle STUBENVILLE, Ohio, FEB. 10, 2010 (Zenit.org).- On Feb. 11, 1858, the Immaculate One appeared to a true anawim, a “blessed poor of the Lord” from the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook 40 Bags in 40 Days – Danielle Bean: Are you up for a Lenten challenge? | I was intrigued by the 40 Trash Bags in 40 Days Lenten challenge that made the rounds of Catholic mom blogs during

Share this article on Facebook Let’s Talk About the Love of Your Life – 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 My Double Stroller Makes Me Cry – Kelly Dolin: Fertility Feasts and Famine | The first time my stroller made me cry, my daughter Ainsley was two weeks old, John a freshly minted two-year-old. My

Share this article on Facebook Peek-a-Baby – Arwen Mosher: Why do they love it so? | Dinner was nearly over, but Bryan and I were still finishing our food. Our hopping up multiple times during a meal to refill a

Share this article on Facebook Regina of the Snows – Rebecca Teti: what if you went into labor during a blizzard? | Living through a true blizzard this week has been an adventure. Some of us, however, have had bigger

Share this article on Facebook Small But Steady Progress – Danielle Bean: Small Successes vol. 54 | It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of

Share this article on Facebook Sweet and Spiritual – Lisa Hendey: We touch on both during this week’s podcast | On this week’s Faith & Family Live Cast (click here to listen or click on the player above), we are joined by

Share this article on Facebook Talk About It – Rachel Balducci: | I have noticed a trend among newer preschool television shows that involves one or more of the characters having a speech impediment. Have you noticed

Share this article on Facebook The Mission of The Sick – Rebecca Teti: Benedict celebrates Our Lady of Lourdes | The Pope celebrated Mass for thousands of the sick in Rome this morning. It was part of his observance of the

Fr. Frank Pavone’s Blog

Share this article on Facebook Florida Abortionist Loses Medical License – A Florida abortionist has lost his medical license, in part because of a botched abortion in which he inadequately dilated a patient’s cervix, then ruptured her uterus

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Violations “No Surprise,” states Fr. Pavone – Staten Island, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, commented today on a Birmingham, Alabama Planned Parenthood clinic being placed on probation

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Share this article on Facebook I’m in Julian, CA right now – It’s a little mountain town that reminds me of where I grew up in the Ozarks. It enen gets snow, despite being in Southern California. The still is what it looked like

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Alabama puts abortion clinic on probation following student’s undercover work – A Planned Parenthood abortion business in Birmingham, Alabama that was found in an undercover video hiding a potential case of sexual abuse has been placed on probation

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Snowmageddon

Share this article on Facebook China’s worst ‘disappearance’ – The article below is from our friend David Aikman. David was a journalist with TIME Magazine for 23 years, and is now a professor of history at Patrick Henry College in

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Gretchen Carlson may very well be right, but this type of commentary, which is a fixture on “Fox and Friends” is making it pretty difficult to call the morning show

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – February 11, 2010 – Talking about the Things That Matter Most on Feb. 11 4:00 – Iranian Revolution – 31 Years Ago Today As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Thursday that Iran

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook California Governor Schwarzenegger, Jack O’Connell Should Back Abstinence – Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell should abandon their prohibition of abstinence-only education in light of a

Share this article on Facebook Cartoons Poke Fun at Pro-Abortion Opposition to Tim Tebow Pro-Life Commercial – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The following are two cartoons that poke fun at the pro-abortion opposition to the Focus on the Family Super Bowl commercials featuring

Share this article on Facebook Dawn Johnsen May Receive Recess Appointment, Perhaps Supreme Court Seat – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Dawn Johnsen has been on the top of the list of pro-abortion appointees from President Barack Obama that the pro-life movement has

Share this article on Facebook Gallup Poll Shows Obama in Trouble in 2012, No Clear Republican Frontrunner – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new Gallup poll shows pro-abortion President Barack Obama in trouble in a potential 2012 re-election matchup against an unnamed

Share this article on Facebook MTV Show 16 and Pregnant Criticized for Not Promoting Teen Abortions – New York, NY (LifeNews.com) — The hit MTV television show “16 and Pregnant” is back for its controversial second season featuring a new slate of pregnant teenage girls

Share this article on Facebook Ohio House Speaker Backs Down, Will Allow Pro-Life Teen to Receive Award – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — After an outpouring of opposition from pro-life advocates across the state, Ohio House Speaker Armond Budish will allow a pro-life teen to

Share this article on Facebook Planned Parenthood Abortion Center in Alabama on Probation, Hid Sexual Abuse – Birmingham, AL (LifeNews.com) — A Planned Parenthood abortion business in Birmingham, Alabama that was found in an undercover video hiding a potential case of sexual

Share this article on Facebook Poll Brings Bad News for Sarah Palin, But She Heads to Another Pro-Life Event – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Sarah Palin, the former governor who is considered one of the top potential Republican presidential candidates in 2012, got a bit of bad

Share this article on Facebook Poll Shows Majority of Americans Say Abstinence Effective, Want Parents Involved – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new Rasmussen poll shows a majority of Americans believe abstinence education programs are effect and a commanding majority would

Share this article on Facebook Rockford, Illinois Places Proposed Abortion Bubble Zone Limiting Pro-Lifers on Hold – Rockford, IL (LifeNews.com) — Officials with the city of Rockford, IL have placed on hold a proposed bubble zone that would limit the free speech rights of pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public – Adams, MA (LifeNews.com) — The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum will hold its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, February 14. The occasion celebrates the

Share this article on Facebook Wife of Jailed Chinese Forced Abortion Opponent Granted Brief Prison Visit – Beijing, China (LifeNews.com) — The wife of the main opponent of the forced abortion one-child policy in China recently had the opportunity to pay a brief visit to her

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Biden: Palin Out of Step with Mainstream America – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, DC, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an interview with CNN’s Larry King that aired Wednesday night, Vice President Joe Biden said

Share this article on Facebook Birmingham Abortuary under Probation following Live Action Investigation: AP – By Kathleen GilbertMONTGOMERY, Alabama, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The state of Alabama has put a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Birmingham under

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Church Needs to Change on Homosexuality: Leading U.K. Catholic Magazine – LONDON, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Britain’s left-leaning Catholic magazine, the Tablet, has called for the Catholic Church to “if not doctrinally, at least

Share this article on Facebook Coalition Launches Petition Asking Bishops to End Grants to Pro-Abort Groups – WASHINGTON, D.C., February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A petition was launched on Wednesday, which asks the U.S. bishops to suspend Catholic Campaign for Human

Share this article on Facebook Commentary on February 10 News – There is very good news from the Ohio legislature. Pro-life teen Elizabeth Trisler will now be allowed to receive her legislative honor. Congratulations to LSN readers

Share this article on Facebook Half of Americans Consider Abstinence Education Effective: Poll – By Kathleen GilbertASBURY PARK, New Jersey, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Rasmussen Reports Survey released Tuesday found that half of American respondents

Share this article on Facebook IPPF Complains Canadian Conservative Government Delaying Millions in Funding – By Patrick B. CraineOTTAWA, Ontario, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), the world’s largest abortion

Share this article on Facebook McGill Students Vote against Ban on Pro-Life Groups – MONTREAL, QC, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Wednesday the undergraduates at McGill University voted against a motion that would ban the current pro-life

Share this article on Facebook New Abortion Documentary Premieres at Sundance Film Festival – Commentary by Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, President, Human Life InternationalFebruary 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Honestly, the last place I ever imagined seeing my face was

Share this article on Facebook New Hampshire Considers Pro-Homosexual Curriculum Bill – By Kathleen GilbertCONCORD, New Hampshire, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family advocates are urging a New Hampshire legislative committee not to pass an

Share this article on Facebook New Pro-Life Groups Seeks to Get Truth about Abortion to Every Mailbox in Canada – February 10, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A unique effort is underway by a new Canadian pro-life group to spread the truth about abortion directly to households. The group,

Share this article on Facebook New Report: Anglican Church in Canada One Generation away from Extinction – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiVANCOUVER, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A report prepared for the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia says that Anglicanism in Canada

Share this article on Facebook U.K. Reissuing of Pro-Abortion Guidelines against Court Order “Baffling and Bizarre”: SPUC – By Hilary WhiteBELFAST February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The move of the U.K. government to reissue health guidelines that were ordered withdrawn by a Northern

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Christian Student Clubs Can Prefer Christian Leaders – By Kathleen GilbertSAN DIEGO, February 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scores of Christian and religious organizations have filed at least 21 amicus curiae briefs

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Canadian Anglican Church on Verge of Extinction – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new report, prepared for the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia, says the Anglican Church in Canada may be only one

Share this article on Facebook Iran Announces it is Now a Nuclear State – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist   Irania President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered its much anticipated “punch” to the West this morning by declaring that Iran

Share this article on Facebook Judge in Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Case is Homosexual – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Two columnists at the San Francisco Chronicle have revealed that the judge presiding over California’s landmark same-sex

Share this article on Facebook Lawmaker Who Refused Award to Pro-Life Teen Reverses Himself – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Due to enormous pressure from the pro life community, an Ohio legislator who prevented a teen from receiving an award because

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Candlemas with the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem – Another group we have not had a chance to present for awhile have been the Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem , and so we were pleased to have been sent some photos

Share this article on Facebook Clarification from ICEL – In light of this post the other day, ICEL has written me to clarify: It has come to my attention that a brief article you wrote appeared on the New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook EWTN Programming Note: FSSP North American Seminary Chapel – DENTON, Nebraska – February 1st , 2010 – On Wednesday night, February 24th, EWTN favorite, Fr. Mitch Pacwa, will be interviewing two members of the Priestly Fraternity

Share this article on Facebook Images for Use in Liturgy Programs – What people look at for liturgy programs can influence what they expect and desire at Catholic Liturgy. So here are many images you are free to use .

Share this article on Facebook The Five Greatest Things about Polyphony – The documents of the Second Vatican Council mention two forms of music by name: Gregorian chant (which is, by definition in Latin) and “polyphony.” Somehow I lived many

Share this article on Facebook Thomas More College (New Hampshire) Installs Painted Gothic Crucifix in Chapel – In the last 12 months, Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, Merrimack, New Hamshire, has been seeking to change the look of its chapel from a 1980s mimimalist look to

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Behind the convent walls with Oprah – By Mary DeTurris PoustIf you missed Oprah’s feature on the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, this week, you can watch it here now. The Sisters are

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook “Will You Sing Me A Lullaby Before I Go?” – Dear Mom and Dad, I want you to know My young heart is beating, my eyes fill with tears, I pray that your love will conquer your fears. God knit me here, you are my

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Ecumenical Catechism? – Cardinal Kasper calls for ecumencial catechism http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5392 Speaking at a Vatican symposium, Cardinal Walter

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook February 11; Our Lady of Lourdes – Count on our friend Fr. James Martin for the goods : If you’re in a listening, not watching, mood you can check out my podcast about the Immaculate Conception which also

Share this article on Facebook Lindsay Lohan & Jesus Christ – You know, from time to time, I have more conservative Catholics give me a hard time for linking (or referencing) the Jesuit priest and writer, Fr. James Martin. James is

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook REFUTING CALVINISM ON PREDESTINATION AND ETERNAL SECURITY by Fr. Abe P. Arganiosa, CRS – Christ in Glory PREDESTINATION (“ Prooridzo ”): The providence of God disposing the supernatural means by which a man gets to heaven. [ Tour of the Summa , #23 ] Other

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook “And he returned home, tired but happy!” – My iPhone had its own version of Ferris Bueler’s Day Off. But it is now safely back in my hands. FedEx came today with my iPhone, sent by the Lost and Found office of

Share this article on Facebook Confession by confession in NJ – Are there special Lenten programs for penance in your dioceses or parishes? From a reader: FYI, the Diocese of Paterson (NJ) is for the second year offering confessions

Share this article on Facebook Obama Admin’s Dept of Homeland Sec. investigated pro-lifers – CNA has this with my emphases and comments.Homeland Security assessed threat of pro-life rally in Wisconsin Madison, Wis., Feb 10, 2010 / 07:33 pm (CNA).- The U.S.

Share this article on Facebook Philadelphia blognic? – I will be in the area of Philadelphia from 12-21 Feb…. if flights go well. One of my correspondents has suggested another blognic. We could have this one at the same

Share this article on Facebook POLL ALERT – Okay, turn off the siren.   These are good polls. Over at Serviam there are two polls about how you… you, dear readers, use the media to be informed about your Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Preaching to the converted, rather than preaching to convert. – My good friend Fr. Ray Blake, the great P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, has a good post: Mysogynistic, Homophobic, Fascist, Racist and Xenophobic I find it quite

Share this article on Facebook SUPER IMPORTANT DISCOVERY NEWS ALERT – With a tip of the tricorno to the Pertinacious Papist o{];¬) I bring you this very important news story: Flash player 7 or better is required to view this content. Post

Share this article on Facebook The Consilium revisited – In my recent reading, I happened again on a passage from the slim but interesting volume that came out a couple years back under the name of the former long-time papal

Share this article on Facebook Wyoming Catholic College – I recently had a trip to Lander, Wyoming to visit Wyoming Catholic College and speak to the faculty and student body.  I am overdue in my review of the trip. First, I

Share this article on Facebook Z mug sighting! – There has been another coffee mug sighting…. in the wild climes of Iowa! From a priest reader: Ave Zedissime pater!  Thought you might be amused to add to your

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Share this article on Facebook Health Care Council Turns 25 [2010-02-11] – Interview With Bishop José Luis Redrado

Share this article on Facebook Oldest Christian Monastery Renovated [2010-02-11] – Monks Open Doors to Pilgrims

Share this article on Facebook Papal Homily for Day of the Sick [2010-02-11] – “God, in Fact, Wishes to Heal the Whole Man”

Share this article on Facebook Papal Trip to Commemorate St. Paul’s Shipwreck [2010-02-11] – Vatican Confirms Details of April Journey to Malta

Share this article on Facebook Pope Says Suffering Need Not Exclude Joy [2010-02-11] – Points to Bond Between the Ill and Priests

Share this article on Facebook Portugal Launches Web Site for Papal Visit [2010-02-11] – Theme to Be “With You, We Walk in Hope”

Share this article on Facebook Scholars Reflect on Ecology and the Person [2010-02-11] – Highlight Man’s Role as Guardian of Creation

Share this article on Facebook The BBC and Anti-Catholic Bias [2010-02-11] – Director Mark Thompson Defends Its “Rounded” Approach

Share this article on Facebook The Other Saint of the Sick [2010-02-11] – Prelate Notes Bernadette’s Link to World Day

Share this article on Facebook What the Church Can Expect From the Next Generation [2010-02-11] – Survey: US Catholic Youth Are Relativists, But Eager to Learn

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