Daily Archives: 15 April 2011

C-FAM: US Castigates Holy See over “Family Planning”

The always useful C-FAM site – may they thrive – has this.
Volume 14, Number 18
April 14, 2011
US Castigates Holy See over Family Planning
By Lauren Funk
NEW YORK, April 14 (C-FAM) The contrast between the priorities of the developed and developing world was … Continue reading

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If it is Easter…

Watch the main stream media for an uptick in stories, articles, and programs which aim at making the Catholic Church look bad.
Easter is coming and then the Beatification of John Paul II.  We will see…

Stories about priests who hurt kids.
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WDTPRS Friday 5th Week of Lent: “My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle”

Absolve, quaesumus,
Domine, tuorum delicta populorum,
ut a peccatorum nexibus,
quae pro nostra fragilitate contraximus,
tua benignitate liberemur.

In the pre-Conciliar Missale Romanum this prayer was the Collect of the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost. In the ancient Veronese Sacramentary it was found in the … Continue reading

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Many parishes and chapels will have the Via Crucis or Stations of the Cross during Lent.
What version does your parish use?
I have audio projects with the Way of the Cross.
Here is a reading of the Via Crucis, the Way … Continue reading

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