Daily Archives: 13 July 2014

Another German Abdication?

The best thing to come out of World Cup/Pope humor, from the often amusing Eye Of The Tiber:
Germany Abdicates World Cup Championship; Argentina To Assume Title
BRAZIL––The German National Team today stunned soccer fans across the globe with their announcement that … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 5th Sunday after Pentecost – In redeeming us, God does not unmake us.

Today’s prayer is at least as old as the Gelasian Sacramentary.  It has survived the post-Conciliar revisions to live again on the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  The version in the Novus Ordo, however, adds a comma after ut.
COLLECT – (1962 Missale Romanum):
Deus, qui diligentibus te … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for your Sunday Mass?
Let us know.
This extends to priests as well.  What did you talk about?
One of the things I spoke of was the Valley of Gehenna (Hell) and the … Continue reading

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Card. Rodriguez speaks to Fishwrap about Curial Reform

Over at the Fishwrap, Jesuit Thomas Reese interviewed Oscar Card. Rodriguez Maradiaga about reform of the Roman Curia.
What could go wrong?
Make some popcorn and then click HERE.

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Another Francis interview… with Scalfari… again. Hey LOOK! There’s a pony!

From the Holy See Presss office via ZENIT:
Vatican City, July 13, 2014
The Vatican spokesman, Father Federico Lombardi, issued the following statement this morning in relation to an article on Pope Francis published today in the Italian daily, La Repubblica:
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“In the … Continue reading

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Small efforts, unknown consequences

Where I regularly say Mass on Sundays I will add as part of announcements before the sermon that people should be inviting.  Invite people to come to Mass or confession.  Offer to drive, etc.  You never know what such a … Continue reading

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