Tag Archives: fallen away Catholics

Sodality of St. Augustine – to pray for the conversion of loved ones

My friends of the Latin Mass Society in England have a new and worthy initiative. The Sodality of St Augustine of Hippo From the website: The purpose of the Sodality is to unite the prayers of members for the conversion of … Continue reading

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New CatholicsComeHome.org commercial

A few weeks ago I attended a talk given by Tom Peterson who created VirtueMedia.org and CatholicsComeHome.org Perhaps you have seen some of his commercials. Here is the latest, with Coach Lou Holtz. [wp_youtube]xcMGJmB5D84[/wp_youtube] Here, in case you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Concerning New Evangelization, fallen-away Catholics, invitations, liturgical worship

In another entry, about implementing Summorum Pontificum in a parish, my correspondent mentioned awareness that we must help fallen away Catholics back to Holy Church. In this Year of Faith we should act concretely to bring Catholics back to the sacraments. … Continue reading

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Where are the Catholics? What are you going to do about them?

I am sure you have heard that on Sundays the largest Catholic congregations are actually at fundamentalist mega-churches. I saw this on Catholic Culture: Roughly one-fifth of the Catholics in the US are not associated with a parish, a new … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Coming back to the Church after falling far away

From a reader, edited: I was raised catholic and as so many have fallen away from the church, unfortunately very far.  I am trying to find my way back and am wondering what suggestions you would give as a place … Continue reading

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“Catholics Come Home”

A reader alerted me to an initiative undertaken in the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the Diocese of Savanah. Here is an excerpt from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The archdiocese, in partnership with the Catholic Diocese of Savannah, is embarking on an … Continue reading

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Initiative for fallen away Catholics

A great initiative reported by ZENIT: Chicago-Area Dioceses to Invite Catholics Home Ad Campaign to Span 21 Counties, 357 Parishes By Genevieve Pollock CHICAGO, DEC. 4, 2009 (Zenit.org).- The local parish communities of the Chicago, Joliet and Rockford dioceses are … Continue reading

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