Daily Archives: 4 March 2013

A letter about the Church in … Pravda?

Here is an interesting piece published by Pravda…. yes… you read that correctly.  правда means “truth”, by the way. Typo alert! A Church Divided By Paul Kokoski In a recent interview on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) Cardinal George … Continue reading

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Question to priestly readers

Are any priests who are readers here thinking about going to Rome for the time of the conclave and, hopefully, inaugural Mass (which I’ll guess could be on the Feast of St. Joseph)?

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Card. Ouellet: I have to say to myself, ‘What if, what if…’ It makes me … somewhat afraid.”

One of the putative front-runners as the next Pope is Marc Card. Ouellet, 68 (about the right age) presently Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, formerly Archbishop of Quebec City, polyglot, firmly in the same “Communio” theology line with Joseph … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL! Catholic school children hold a CONCLAVE! PHOTOS!

I got this from a reader.  FUN! Hello, Father–In case you’re interested, here are some pictures from today’s (Monday, 3/4/2013) mock conclave at St Louis Catholic School. These young men were largely from the corps of Altar Servers. The Parochial … Continue reading

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A new/old model for Catholic health care? An interesting small clinic.

With all the interest in the global impact of the Catholic Church through the election of a new Pope, we need to remember the local impact of the work of good lay people, formed by the Catholic Church. Here is … Continue reading

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Hey Cardinal Electors! An expression of hope from Russia about a new Pope.

Benedict XVI was the Pope of Christian Unity. He changed the course of ecumenical dialogue. His efforts to bring our liturgical worship back onto the rails impressed many among the Orthodox, including the Patriarch of Moscow. Now I read on … Continue reading

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