Catholic News Headlines August 6, 2011


Aug. 5, 7pm—Aug. 6, 7pm

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Share this article on Facebook A papacy rooted in the Eucharist – Pope Paul VI remembered – Vatican City, Aug 6, 2011 / 03:32 pm ( CNA ).- Catholics in Rome paid tribute to Pope Paul VI who died 33 years ago today on August 6 1978, after holding the office of

Share this article on Facebook Deacon Craig’s ‘one-year shot’ for God turns into vocation to the priesthood – Duluth, Minn., Aug 6, 2011 / 01:07 pm ( CNA ).- You could say Deacon Anthony Craig had everything going for a priestly vocation. “My parents showed me the way of

Share this article on Facebook Haitian amputee soccer team show their skills in Denver – Denver, Colo., Aug 6, 2011 / 05:45 pm ( CNA ).- Team Zaryen, a group of amputee soccer players who lost limbs in the devastating Haiti earthquake last year, demonstrated

Share this article on Facebook Professors say Air Force’s ‘Christian Just War’ course needs revision – Lompoc, California, Aug 6, 2011 / 08:18 am ( CNA ).- Two military ethicists agree that a controversial Air Force ethics course, incorporating Bible passages and

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Feast of the Transfiguration Invites Us to ‘Participate in the Divine Nature’ – The Christian vocation is a real “participation in the Divine Nature.”  We are …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook 38 American troops killed in Afganistan – A Taliban rocket strike on a Chinook helicopter killed 38 U.S. special forces during a raid on a suspected …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Loses AAA Credit Rating for First Time – Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the U.S. credit rating for the first …

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Doom Is Overrated – So we have been downgraded, now what? CMR bud David L. Alexander pointed us to this excellent article at Hotair by Ed Morrissey regarding the potential ramifications of

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Love Makes a House a Home – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Homemaking | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

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Share this article on Facebook US Budget compared to Your Family Budget – Renowned financial planner Dave Ramsey compares the US budget and belt-tightening to that of your family. “If the US Government was a family, they would be making

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook ANG DIOS BA AY SUMUSUBOK DIN SA TAO? HINDI BA DEMONIO LANG ANG SUMUSUBOK SA TAO? – The Sacrifice of Isaac – The Trial of Abraham   Anonymous said… magandang araw po father,una po ay nagpapasalamat po ako na nabuksan ko ang blog ninyong ito,na

Share this article on Facebook MORE THAN HALF-MILLION CHILDREN RECEIVE DAILY MEAL IN HUNGER-STRICKEN AFRICA – Magnus MacFarlane Barrow, chief executive of Mary’s Meals   Mary’s Meals steps in to help drought stricken Kenya     Rome, Italy, August 4 ( CNA/EWTN News ) .- Over

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Share this article on Facebook God holds for you nothing less than Himself – Augustine of Hippo in s. 78.6, a sermon on the Transfiguration of the Lord. Augustine’s message applies to all Christians in their vocation, but it applies most

Share this article on Facebook Happy anniversary US Income Tax! – I have been following the Civil War Daily Gazette, a site which is chronicling day by day the events of the American Civil War 200 years after the fact. Yesterday we

Share this article on Facebook The blessings of grapes – Go buy some grapes today and take them to the priest today, the Feast of the Transfiguration, with a page from the Rituale Romanum (go to p. 345 – Benedictio uvarum), or

Share this article on Facebook USCCB Media Blog reacts to Dept. of Health and Human Services – In missed this post by Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, RSM, the other day on the USCCB’s media blog.  Even though the blogosphere can sometimes move fast enough that people forget

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS – Transfiguration: in the Son our own “sonship” more fully revealed – Today is the titular feast of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome. “But Father! But Father”, I can hear you objecting. “Don’t you know that that

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS 8th Sunday after Pentecost (1962MR): ready, set, GO! – Today’s Collect is from the ancient Veronese Sacramentary and the Gelasian and the so-called Gregorian.  It survived the liturgical tailors with their scissors and

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