Daily Archives: 12 July 2017

Catholic Channel on Sirius, criterion for sainthood path called “heroic values” not “virtues”

This is from a comment under a post about the new “path” to beatification. I try to be gracious, really. But sometimes things are too funny not to be shared. I was listening to the Catholic Channel on Sirius today, … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and USEFUL NOTES

First of all, because we are all in this together… YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS Next, when you shop online, please use my amazon search box.  It really helps. Also, support the people who have ads on my side bar, such at … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

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New art from Daniel Mitsui: Jesse Tree and St. Philip Neri

Daniel Mitsui occasionally sends me new pieces of art which he has created.  This time he sent me a large and complex image of the Tree of Jesse and a smaller image of St. Philip Neri as if a page of an Antiphonale. … Continue reading

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Brief explanation of “heroic virtue” v. “ordinary virtue” in light of the new path to beatification.

Pope Francis, yesterday, issued a document by which he established a third iter or path for a process of beatification. Hitherto, in processes for beatification, unless one is determined to have been a martyr, it has been necessary for a “Servant … Continue reading

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