Daily Archives: 7 October 2012

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point your heard in the sermon at Mass for Sunday?
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(And, yes, my objective in posting this each week, is partly to prompt people to pay closer attention and to remember!)

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Autumn Sighs

Autumn Sighs
By Cyril Robert
In pensive mood I trod
My garden plot one day;
October’s smile was weary so!
It’s green was gloomy gray.
Where are the strains of summer gone?
Its sun the livelong day?
With sudden sadness I then thought
On how all human things decay.
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WDTPRS POLL: Do you pray the Rosary and add the “Fatima Prayer”?

Let’s return to an oldie-POLL for today’s beautiful feast.
First, a commercial: Years ago an acquaintance who participated on the old Compuserve Catholic Forum started her own online rosary business.  She made the most beautiful – and also strongest – rosaries … Continue reading

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And now…

Chinese priests and nuns forced into government “study classes”
Another hurtful article by Nicole Winfield of AP about the SSPX
Uhhh… “Demosthenes”!
1st Sunday of October: Plenary Indulgence – Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii
WDTPRS 27th Ordinary Sunday: … Continue reading

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Continued from THESE.
I get many requests by email asking for prayers. Many requests are heart-achingly grave and urgent.
We should support each other in works of mercy.
As long as my blog reaches so many readers in … Continue reading

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Chinese priests and nuns forced into government “study classes”

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has a piece online which gives a glimpse of the Church in the USA during Pres. Obama’s third term.   Obama would probably love to have, I am sure, an American Patriotic Catholic Association … Continue reading

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Another hurtful article by Nicole Winfield of AP about the SSPX

In his interview with the National Catholic Register, posted online in two parts on 2 and 4 October, the Prefect of the CDF, Archbishop Gerhard Müller said of the dealings of Rome and the SSPX:
“I believe that these problems will be resolved … Continue reading

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