Daily Archives: 9 October 2013

CNS 2014 Guide to Choosing a Catholic College – CONTEST – Fast Action Needed!

I received this from the head of the Cardinal Newman Society:
Father, we announced our 2014 Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College this week. To help spread the word we started a little contest. 10 winners will get … Continue reading

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Pius XII’s new Twitter account!

From CWN:
L’Osservatore Romano has published an article by Don Luigi Testa, an Italian Salesian priest, welcoming the appearance of a Twitter account that posts the words of Venerable Pius XII.
The article appeared on October 9, the 55th anniversary of the Pontiff’s … Continue reading

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Obama Admin cuts off money for funerals of fallen troops

It sounds as if military chaplain priests will be allowed by Pres. Obama to function as priests again.  HERE.
Not to worry.  They found another way to inflict pain for political gain. There might be a priest… but…
From the Washington Times:
Shutdown … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “I was hit from behind by a 26 ft truck…” or “Sudden Death and You!”

From a reader:
Dear Father,
I discovered your blog in April 2013. I am Catholic, but I never
learned Latin. In fact, the only good, solid catechesis I had was
first and second grade, which looking back, I believe was based on the Baltimore Cathechism. … Continue reading

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ROME: Day 3 – audience, palaces… you know… the usual

The pilgrimage group attended the papal audience today. Nothing special to report about that other than the atypically dreadful weather.
Lunch is at a place on the Gianicolo called “Scarpone”. It has been a favorite for years and it has the … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback: “I can’t read just anything about the Church anymore…”

I have been getting notes by email along these lines:
I just wanted to send a quick thank you for the helpful posts lately. I have been nervous since Pope Benedict left and I worry about what this all means for … Continue reading

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