Catholic News Headlines May 12, 2010


May. 11, 7pm—May. 12, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook PERFECT PRAYER – Lord, I want whatever you want, I want because you want, I want as you want, I want as long as you want.    (Pope Clement XI, Roman Missal prayer)

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Share this article on Facebook Ahead of World Cup, Catholic archbishop condemns human trafficking – Pretoria, South Africa, May 12, 2010 / 01:06 am ( CNA ).- On the eve of the World Cup on Saturday about 1,000 people gathered in Pretoria to pray for an end to human

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI exhorts priests to be faithful to Catholic Church – Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 05:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Drawing inspiration from the Year for Priests, the Pope emphasized the importance of new vocations and

Share this article on Facebook Bolivian president to meet with Benedict XVI on May 17 – La Paz, Bolivia, May 12, 2010 / 02:04 pm ( CNA/Europa Press ).- President of Bolivia, Evo Morales will meet with Pope Benedict at the Vatican on May 17, confirmed

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal O’Brien shares hopes for upcoming UK papal visit – Edinburgh, United Kingdom, May 12, 2010 / 07:07 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In an exclusive interview with CNA, Cardinal Keith O’Brien discussed hopes and plans for the

Share this article on Facebook Church has mission of truth in increasingly secular society, Pope tells Portuguese – Lisbon, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 11:26 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- This morning in Lisbon, Pope Benedict emphasized the importance of truth and tradition to culture while

Share this article on Facebook Colombian doctor suspended for not performing abortion on minor – Bogotá, Colombia, May 12, 2010 / 05:59 pm ( CNA ).- Colombia’s Attorney General, Alejandro Ordonez Maldonado, recently called on the country’s Constitutional Court to

Share this article on Facebook Congressmen call for probe of Obama administration for pushing abortion in Kenya – Washington D.C., May 11, 2010 / 07:09 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Three leading U.S. congressmen have requested a federal probe into whether the Obama administration broke

Share this article on Facebook Five Denver men overjoyed as priestly ordinations approach – Denver, Colo., May 12, 2010 / 04:29 am ( CNA ).- Although the image of the Catholic priest has been tarnished lately by the sex abuse scandal, the Archdiocese of Denver

Share this article on Facebook Hundreds join KC bishops in witness for life – Kansas City, Kan., May 12, 2010 / 03:06 am ( CNA ).- For the third year in a row, Kansas City, Kansas Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann and Kansas City – St. Joseph Bishop

Share this article on Facebook Lafayette Catholics receive new bishop from Pope Benedict – Washington D.C., May 12, 2010 / 10:28 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Timothy Doherty as bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana on Wednesday,

Share this article on Facebook Making God visible is highest priority today, Pope says at vigil – Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 06:32 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- We must not be afraid to share our faith, said Pope Benedict XVI from the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on

Share this article on Facebook Mary crowned with ‘bullet’ of our sufferings, Benedict XVI says in Fatima – Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 01:17 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- “It is a profound consolation to know that you are crowned not only with the silver and gold of our joys

Share this article on Facebook Mojave Desert Cross torn down by vandals after surviving court challenge – Los Angeles, Calif., May 12, 2010 / 05:36 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The 76-year-old Mojave Desert Cross, a veterans’ memorial which survived a federal court order to remove

Share this article on Facebook Pope consecrates priests of the world to Immaculate Heart of Mary – Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 06:16 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- After praying Vespers this eveing in Fatima, Pope Benedict XVI consecrated the priests of the world to the

Share this article on Facebook Portuguese soccer champions present Benedict XVI with team jersey – Lisbon, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 11:50 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Prior to Mass in Lisbon on Tuesday, the current champions of the Portugal’s soccer league gave Pope

Share this article on Facebook Vatican II laid foundation for authentic renewal, declares Pope Benedict – Lisbon, Portugal, May 12, 2010 / 02:55 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In Portugal on Wednesday, the Holy Father highlighted the importance of the Second Vatican Council in

Share this article on Facebook ‘Women in White’ to request mediation from Vatican to free Cuban dissidents – Havana, Cuba, May 11, 2010 / 09:56 pm ( CNA ).- Berta Soler, a member of the Women in White in Cuba, said this week that the group will ask the Vatican’s Secretary for

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Share this article on Facebook Cartoonist attacked for drawing of Muhammad – The Swedish cartoonist who garnered worldwide death threats for drawing the Muslim prophet Muhammad with a …

Share this article on Facebook Four men found killed, tortured in Ciudad Juarez – The bodies of four men, who were tortured and murdered after being abducted a gunpoint from a wedding, have been …

Share this article on Facebook Missile strikes in Pakistan leave 24 dead – At least 24 people were killed in strikes in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan this week. More …

Share this article on Facebook New British Prime Minister gets down to business – Britain’s new Prime Minister David Cameron went straight to work within hours of his appointment. Cameron …

Share this article on Facebook Pope at the Belém Cultural Center: ‘Be Navigators of Goodness, Truth and Beauty’ – ‘The Church considers that her most important mission in today’s culture is to keep alive the …

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Share this article on Facebook Congressman ends term after 28 years – He served for 28 long years. West Virginia Democrat Alan Mollohan became the first member of the U.S. House to be …

Share this article on Facebook Opinion: The Dangers of a ‘Living Constitution’. Lady Justice Tips the Scales – President Obama’s Supreme Court Appointee Elena Kagan has been hoisted up by some as a perfect fit for …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Female teacher acquitted of molestation charges – While she has been exonerated of the 22 molestation charges against her, a Georgia elementary teacher says that no …

Share this article on Facebook iPhone’s exclusivity contract with AT&T confirmed – Its official: Apple Computers signed a five-year deal in 2007 with AT&T for exclusive rights to its …

Catholic Spiritual Direction

Share this article on Facebook 53. God’s Wild Idea (Mt 16:21-28) – “Offer him your sufferings according to all the intentions for which he continually offers himself on the altars of our churches. Your sacrifice, united to the sacrifice

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook Where there’s help – A few months ago I was dropping some of my kids off at our parish’s Mother’s Day Out program, and a woman approached me in the hall. “I need help,” she said. I wasn’t

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Bill Gates to Shield Earth from Sun. Really. – The Times Online has a potentially disturbing story: The first trials of controversial sunshielding technology are being planned after the United Nations failed to

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Be Fooled by Kagan’s Abortion Memo – Does this White House think pro-lifers are stupid? Not just regular stupid, I mean like Joe Biden kind of stupid. Well, it’s clear that they do. Just days after Elena

Share this article on Facebook Falling Slowly – This is not my usual style of post but I thought, why not? Caveat lector. I wonder if you have had the opportunity to see a wonderful little movie from a few years ago

Share this article on Facebook Raquel Welch Advises Virtuous Lifestyle? – Raquel Welch must have surprised CNN with this column in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of The Pill. To be sure many leftist commenters over there are freaking

Share this article on Facebook The Third Secret & Me – On Monday morning I spent a few minutes speaking with Brian Patrick on the Sonrise in the Morning Show on EWTN radio. The topic is all the craziness that surrounds the

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Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Writes to Children – Wishes Them a Life of Joy and Peace ROME, MAY 12, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is thanking the children of Avola, Italy, for their message of support, and wishing

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal O’brien Shares Hopes For Upcoming Uk Papal Visit – Edinburgh, United Kingdom, May 12, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- In an exclusive interview with CNA, Cardinal Keith O’Brien discussed hopes and plans for the Pope’s upcoming

Share this article on Facebook Lafayette Catholics Receive New Bishop From Pope Benedict – Washington D.C., May 12, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Timothy Doherty as bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana on Wednesday, while

Share this article on Facebook Mary Crowned With ‘Bullet’ Of Our Sufferings, Benedict XVI Says In Fatima – Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- “It is a profound consolation to know that you are crowned not only with the silver and gold of our joys and hopes, but

Share this article on Facebook Mojave Desert Cross Torn Down By Vandals After Surviving Court Challenge – Los Angeles, Calif., May 12, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- The 76-year-old Mojave Desert Cross, a veterans’ memorial which survived a federal court order to remove it from the

Share this article on Facebook New US Bishop Was One Of Nation’s Most Successful Vocation Directors – APRIL 12 (Catholic World News) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Eduardo Nevares, the vice-rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum, as Auxiliary Bishop of

Share this article on Facebook Only Christ Can Satisfy Profound Longings of Human Heart – VATICAN CITY, 11 MAY 2010 (VIS) – At 5.30 p.m. today the Holy Father travelled by popemobile from the apostolic nunciature in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to the

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For May 12 – VATICAN CITY, 12 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Timothy L. Doherty of the clergy of the diocese of Lafayette in Indiana, U.S.A., pastor of St.

Share this article on Facebook Pope Replies to Questions from Journalists – VATICAN CITY, 11 MAY 2010 (VIS) – This morning during his flight to Portugal, the Holy Father responded – as he traditionally does on his flights abroad – to a number of

Share this article on Facebook Portuguese Soccer Champions Present Benedict XVI With Team Jersey – Lisbon, Portugal, May 12, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- Prior to Mass in Lisbon on Tuesday, the current champions of the Portugal’s soccer league gave Pope Benedict the team’s

Share this article on Facebook The Church Must Always Search for Truth – VATICAN CITY, 12 MAY 2010 (VIS) – This morning, having celebrated Mass in private, Benedict XVI travelled to the Belem cultural centre to meet with representatives from

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Compare, Contrast, Despair – Elizabeth Esther: I’m not perfect, and neither are you | For most of my life I’ve been trying to prove myself. This desire got kicked into high gear when I became a

Share this article on Facebook Do You Love Your Toaster? – Danielle Bean: Appliance Advice | In the discussion following my recent post about my re-found love of waffles, Jamie asks about feeding the masses at breakfast time:

Share this article on Facebook Don’t Spring Away – Arwen Mosher: What’s your favorite season? | Today my sister and her kids came to our house to play. We stayed indoors because it was in the 40s and rainy. The forecast

Share this article on Facebook Family Faith Feuds – Lisa Hendey: When family or friends make offensive religions remarks… | I was recently logged onto a social networking site and spotted the name of someone relatively

Share this article on Facebook Fertility Facts – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (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 Pope In Portugal – Rebecca Teti: | The Pope hadn’t even de-planed from his trip to Portugal before delivering on the promised “intense message” at Fatima. Benedict’s remark that the

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook End the Fed – I just finished Ron Paul’s book, End the Fed. His thoughts on the economy and our monetary policy are very intriguing. Whether you totally agree with him or not, his

Kresta In The Afternoon

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Share this article on Facebook Do gays face ‘stained glass ceiling’ at Catholic colleges? – That was the headline of an article in yesterday’s USA Today. It was an incredibly one-sided interview (shocker) and didn’t give a single authentic Catholic a voice in

Share this article on Facebook Father Fessio explains Cardinal Schönborn’s remarks on homosexuality – Father Joseph Fessio, the publisher of Ignatius Press, has written a column defending and clarifying remarks made by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn during a meeting with

Share this article on Facebook Human Trafficking a growing concern amid 2010 FIFA World Cup – Thanks to Rome Reports for this story on the World Cup and human trafficking.

Share this article on Facebook New US bishop was one of nation’s most successful vocation directors – Thanks to Phil Lawler at Catholic World News for this report . Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Eduardo Nevares, the vice-rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum,

Share this article on Facebook Outrageous Statement of the Day – Gloria Steinem: Abstinence Only Education Increases Abortions – the “price of abstinence”

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 12, 2010 – Talking about the Things That Matter Most on May 12 4:00 – Finalmente: Coming Into the Church It was last October, the Red Mass, said on that first Sunday in October

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Share this article on Facebook Adult Stem Cells, Not Embryonic, Helping Patients With Multiple Sclerosis – A groundbreaking new study published in the last week provides more good news for treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) with adult stem cells. Researchers at the

Share this article on Facebook Americans Split on Elena Kagan Supreme Court Nomination, Confirmation Likely – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A new Rasmussen poll released today shows Americans are split on the nomination of pro-abortion Solicitor general Elena Kagan to the

Share this article on Facebook Congressional Probe Sought on Obama Backing Kenya’s Pro-Abortion Constitution – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Did the Obama administration spend taxpayer dollars illegally promoting the pro-abortion draft constitution that would have Kenya join

Share this article on Facebook Grand Jury to Probe Abortion Practitioner Who Killed Woman in Failed Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A grand jury will probe Pennsylvania-based abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell, who is responsible for killing a woman in a botched

Share this article on Facebook Memo Misread: Elena Kagan Did Not Tell Clinton to Back Partial-Birth Abortion Ban – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — To hear mainstream media outlets like the Associated Press and Washington Post tell the story, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan once

Share this article on Facebook Minnesota Governor Candidate Tom Horner, Pro-Life Group Battle on Abortion – St. Paul, MN (LifeNews.com) — Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner spent yesterday attempting to spin a position on abortion that could not be labeled

Share this article on Facebook Oklahoma Legislature Sends Abortion Reporting Bill to Governor Brad Henry – Oklahoma City, OK (LifeNews.com) — The Oklahoma state Senate today gave final approval to an abortion reporting bill meant to help the state reduce abortions. The bill

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Death? Revisited: Electing Obama Yields Another Pro-Abortion Judge – That is, the pro-life movement had sought to reverse abortion through legislative action and the courts, and had made tremendous gains through eight years of George W.

Share this article on Facebook Reality Television Program Under Fire for Auctioning Off Virgins in Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada(LifeNews.com) — An Australian documentary maker is coming under fire for his planned reality television show that will feature the auctioning off of

Share this article on Facebook Speaker Nancy Pelosi Flexes Her Cafeteria Catholicism on Abortion, Immigration – During the 2008 elections Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tried to imply the Catholic Church was �flexible� on the whole abortion is a mortal sin thing.

Share this article on Facebook Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan Attacked Pro-Life Advocates in 1980 Essay – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — An essay that Obama Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan wrote in 1980 has been unearthed and it provides some insight into her view of

Share this article on Facebook University of Calgary Issues Warning to Pro-Life Students Over Abortion Display – Calgary, Canada (LifeNews.com) — University of Calgary officials stopped short of expelling the pro-life students who refused to succumb to their requests to take down

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Share this article on Facebook 2010 Regional Marches For Life – Update about PEI March – CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The third annual Prince Edward Island March for Life takes place on Thursday May 13, at Province House near St.

Share this article on Facebook Aging Sex Icon Raquel Welch: Contraceptives Shattered Marriage, the ‘Cornerstone of Civilization’ – By Kathleen GilbertMay 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Once hailed as the female sex symbol Playboy deemed the “Most Desired Woman” of the 1970s, actress Raquel Welch has

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishop: Social Worker Wanted My Mom to Abort Me During the Depression – By Peter J. SmithST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Victor Galeone, who has been a priest for nearly fifty years and the bishop of St.

Share this article on Facebook Commentary: New U.K. Government Spells Dangers for Both Born and Unborn – Commentary by John SmeatonLONDON, England, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After 13 years of anti-life laws and policies being enacted by the Labour government, we

Share this article on Facebook Development and Peace Attacks Pro-life Movement: Catholic Insight – By Fr. Alphonse de ValkTORONTO, May 12, 2010 (Catholicinsight.com) – Many readers are aware that in 2009, LifeSiteNews uncovered the fact that the Canadian Catholic

Share this article on Facebook K of C Cancels Pro-Abort NARAL Event after Priests Resign in Protest – By Kathleen GilbertPORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A fundraiser for abortion lobby giant NARAL, slated to occur at a New Hampshire function

Share this article on Facebook New Zealand University Pro-Life Club Overcomes Obstacles to Gain Official Club Status – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiAUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The University of Auckland pro-life group, Prolife Auckland, today announced their

Share this article on Facebook Pope: Abuse Crisis a ‘Terrifying’ Persecution from Within the Church – By Hilary WhiteROME, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – During a flight to Lisbon, Portugal this week, Pope Benedict was asked whether the famous Message of Fatima from

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life Youth to Walk Across Canada this Summer – CALGARY, AB, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Over a dozen Canadian youth will be walking across Canada with a group called Crossroads this summer. Starting in

Share this article on Facebook Sasketchewan Court Considers Legislation Protecting Conscience Rights of Marriage Commissioners – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiREGINA, May 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) will appear before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Schools in State of “Mission Confusion” – A leading Catholic education executive says the fate of Catholic schools in America is dire as they deal with financial issues, problems with teachers unions, and social

Share this article on Facebook Pope Elaborates On Third Secret of Fatima – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist During a press conference en route to Portugal yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke about the relevance of the third secret of

Share this article on Facebook Pope in Portugal: Abuse Scandal “Greatest Persecution” Church Has Ever Faced – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Speaking to the press enroute to Portugal yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI said the Church has always suffered from problems of its

Share this article on Facebook Thieves Steal Famous Mojave Cross Memorial – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled to allow a memorial to the nation’s war dead to remain standing in the Mojave

Share this article on Facebook White House Shields Elena Kagan from Press – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist In an effort to tightly “control the message” when it comes to information about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, the White

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook The Carved Rock Salt Chapel of St. Kinga, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland – Some of our readers may be interested in some photos of the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland which includes a chapel, complete with altar, reredos and statuary which have

Share this article on Facebook The Liturgical Problem of Campus Ministry – I received a fascinating note the other day from someone moving back to the town where she went to college. After leaving college, she made a discovery about Catholic

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook Cast your vote for Mother Teresa – By Mary DeTurris Poust The owner of the Empire State Building is refusing to light up the famed New York tower with blue and white lights in honor of Blessed Mother

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Max & Anna – Joyous news. Our son, Max, recently got engaged to the lovely Anna Wagner. Though they haven’t set a date for their wedding yet, everything points to the happy occasion

Share this article on Facebook What You’re Seeing Vs. What You Think You’re Seeing – Here are some pretty interesting optical illusions that all play upon our mind’s tendency to impose things like motion on some combinations of colors and shapes that are

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Arrival in Turin – All three buses arrived today even though we had big issues with the Icelandic volcano. Due to excellent work from Corporate Travel back in the States and our team here

Share this article on Facebook Is the “New Mass” Valid? An Audio Debate! – Debate: Is the New Mass Valid? Debaters: Peter Dimond vs. William Albrecht

Share this article on Facebook Ran to See the Shroud – All the pilgrims arrived. It was actually miraculous the way some of it worked out. Missed connections due to the miserable volocano, but the Lord’s blessing overcame at

Share this article on Facebook Sorry the “Comments” have not been working – now fixed – For some reason there was a glitch which caused the spam to filter all Comments. It is now fixed. For those who want to leave reasonable Comments – you are welcome. For

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Confused, Chilling Cold-Blooded Woman – This young woman is confused about many things. Horowitz: Will you condemn Hamas? Chilling Young Woman: Would I condemn Hamas? Horowitz: …as a terrorist organization, a

Share this article on Facebook Kagan not an automaton but… – A morning email from a good friend: You predicted Bush would pick Bernard Kerik for Homeland Security (that didn’t work out). You predicted Bush would pick Harriet Miers

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANSWERING THE CHALLENGE OF AN INC APOLOGIST – Ancient mosaic depicting a Catholic Chalice read me said… Nahanap ko na rin.. haha natandaan ko na, pinakahuling post nong march.. tgnan nyo talakayan natin ang

Share this article on Facebook AVE VERUM CORPUS NATUM by MOZART, conductor – LEONARD BERNSTEIN – Ave Verum Corpus Natum by Mozart. Conducted by the great maestro Leonard Bernstein Two great Masters: Mozart and Bernstein, giving us the best of Classical Music and of

Share this article on Facebook Don’t you know that the popular Broadway Musicale PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has a sequel? – Love Never Dies by Sierra Boggess as Christine The touching story of the Phantom of the Opera continues with the new musicale composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber entitled

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Mass to Honor Mariners and People of the Sea at National Shrine in Washington – WASHINGTON— In observance of the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Mariners and people of the Sea, a Mass will be celebrated May 22 at 12:10 PM at the Basilica

Share this article on Facebook Pope Names Rockford, Illinois Pastor to Succeed Bishop William Higi as Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana – WASHINGTON—Pope Benedict XVI has named Msgr. Timothy Doherty, 59, pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Parish, in Dundee, Illinois, as Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana, and

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook Ascension PODCAzTs – There are oldie PODCAzTs available touching on the feast of the Ascension. 029 07-05-18 Leo’s mind blowing Ascension sermon; angels 028 07-05-17 Augustine on the

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI entrusts and consecrates the worlds priests the Immaculate Heart of Mary – In Fatima, the Holy Father Pope Benedict, in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, entrusted all the priests of the world to Mary’s Immaculate Heart. To revitalize the

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI prays in Fatima – In Fatima the Holy Father prayed before the statue of Our Lady at the chapel of the apparitions and presented her with a golden rose. Here is the text in English of the

Share this article on Facebook Catholic League: Empire State Building against Mother Teresa? – In New York City at times you will see the Empire State Building illuminated with colored lights in honor of some event or group. For example, a while back they turned

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Z’s Kitchen: THINK FAST!! Impromptu surprise sudden what can you do with this supper – My company from Sunday showed up tonight, surprise, with “Hey Father! What can you do with this?” Elk. FAST! FAST! What to do? I dragged up a bottle of Bonarda and got

Share this article on Facebook NCR subscription drive and attack on the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue – I got an email from the dissenter’s guide, National Catholic Reporter. I was amused to read this with their emphases: As an NCRonline.org reader you already know the

Share this article on Facebook QAUERITUR: the number of candles to be used – From a reader: I would like to know what the rubrics are regarding the use of candles for the Divine Office in the Extraordinary Form. I have been reading through

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: the number of candles to be used – From a reader: I would like to know what the rubrics are regarding the use of candles for the Divine Office in the Extraordinary Form. I have been reading through

Share this article on Facebook SSPX Superior Bp. Fellay interviewed – Our friends at Rorate have posted an interview by Brian Mershon with SSPX Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay. Here is an excerpt: Brian Mershon: Some critics say that the

Share this article on Facebook The Feeder Feed: New Bird! – I have seen the season’s first … Passerina cyanea…. Mr. Indigo bunting! They like millet.  I shall put out more millet in a separate feeder.

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS POLL: “Third Secret” of Fatima – The Holy Father is in Fatima for the anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady. He has gone as a pilgrim to Fatima to pray for the Church, for priests and for peace in

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